Michelle L. McGonagle

Michelle L. McGonagle

Senior Development Manager
Africa, Asia, Middle East & North Africa, Iraq, Philippines, Burkina Faso, South Sudan, Thailand, Indonesia, Timor Leste, Civil Society, Education, Governance

Michelle joined IREX in 2018 and is responsible for helping to grow the organization’s global portfolio of education programs. She cultivates new partnerships to design innovative programs that win support from public and private donors.

A Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, she has over 14 years of experience working with various development actors including USAID, the United Nations, international nonprofits, and the private sector to create and implement programs in fragile and stable environments in Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. Michelle received her BS in business administration from Babson College and an MS in foreign service from Georgetown University with a concentration in international development and a specialization in post-conflict development management in Africa.