Kate O’Neill ‘11

Dr. Kate O’Neill ‘11 (GSLC, PhD), in addition to her continued role as an Associate Professor of Management at the American University of Afghanistan, is now Technical Lead and Primary Investigator for Business with the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Advancing Higher Education for Afghanistan’s Development (AHEAD) program. AHEAD’s Higher Education Networks aim to provide a mechanism for strengthening Afghan higher education capacity and to promote channels of communication and collaboration across the ecosystem of Afghan higher education. Despite recent events in Afghanistan, USAID and the American University of Afghanistan continue to support students and scholars unable to leave Afghanistan as well as those who have sought refuge across the globe through education for humanitarian assistance.