Stacey Young

Agency Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning Officer, USAID

Biography

Stacey Young is the Agency Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning Officer at the USAID. She leads the agency-wide knowledge and learning approaches, architecture, and associated roles and responsibilities. Stacey also serves as the Senior Technical Advisor for USAID’s first Agency-wide learning agenda, on the Journey to Self-Reliance; and she co-chairs the Multi-Donor Learning Partnership of nine major donor organizations working to advance organizational learning and knowledge management in international development. From 2011-2019, she served as Senior Learning Advisor for USAID’s Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning. Through her vision and leadership, USAID developed a holistic approach to Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) that is integrated across USAID’s country programs. Stacey has published several books and articles on development and knowledge management, and has taught political science, women’s studies and writing at Skidmore College and at Cornell University, where she earned a PhD in Government. 

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