Anna Koontz joined IESC's Workforce, Entrepreneurship and Youth Practice Area in 2022. She previously worked at The Kaizen Company where she managed USAID-funded programs worldwide. Prior to Kaizen, Anna worked for Resonance as an institutional contractor at USAID where she was seconded to the Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning. In this role, she provided program management and technical support to the Bureau. Anna holds a MSc in Development Studies from London School of Economics and a BS in Environment and Natural Resources from Ohio State University.