Sharon Bean serves as the Director of EnCompass’ USAID Training Programs. As such, she provides management, supervision, and technical oversight. She has over 19 years of experience as a senior-level program manager working to support the development efforts of federal government agencies, including the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of Defense (DOD). Her technical areas of expertise include international capacity building, strategy design and program development, and bridging and linking strategic, operation and tactical objectives. Ms. Bean has geographic expertise in the Caribbean, West and Central Africa including the Sahel, Central America and China.
Ms. Bean holds an MPH in Public Health Policy and Resources from Yale University School of Medicine and an MA in International Education Development from Columbia University. She is fluent in English, French, and Haitian Creole.