Rebecca OluwaToyin Doherty

A researcher, research communicator, an educator, and an entrepreneur at heart, Rebecca is passionate about addressing access and equity issues with a special interest in the interconnectedness of research, policy, and practice. In the last sixteen years, she has consulted on education, youth development, and international development related projects within government, nonprofit, private sector, and k-12 organizations. Rebecca OluwaToyin Doherty is the founder of ALVAINA, a nonprofit committed to addressing education access and equity issues through research-based programs, advocacy, and technical assistance. Rebecca is also the lead consultant and founder of Vous Parlez Consulting LLC, a company that addresses social problems with people-centered business solutions.

Rebecca earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English (Pre-law) with a minor in Political Science from Howard University; a Master of Arts in International Education (program implementation & management) from the George Washington University; and a Master of Education in an interdisciplinary/special study of the U.S. Education System (law, business, and learning) from Harvard University. She is a Fellow of the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA NCA), Education Pioneers, and the Institute of Mixed Methods Research.

Fondly known as Rebecca and Toyin, her hobbies are acting, singing, and traveling. She also enjoys speaking on Passion & Purpose.

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