Director of IREX's Education Programs Division since 1998, Ms. Warner provides leadership to IREX’s basic, higher, international, and professional education programs, totaling $20 million each year. She overseas a team of close to 100 staff working at IREX offices around the world. Previously, Ms. Warner served as the Deputy Director of the US-Ukraine Foundation's Community Partnerships Project, and a Program Manager at Wellstart International, working in the area of global maternal and child health protection. Ms. Warner has taught at the primary-school level overseas and at the secondary-school level in New York state, from which she received her Certificate of Qualification. Ms. Warner received her bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. There, she studied Russian and French Studies, as well as Education, received the Undergraduate Excellence Recognition Award, and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Ms. Warner holds an MA in Russian Studies and International Business from American University and a Master of Business Administration, with a concentration in Management Information Systems, from the Virginia State Polytechnic University.