Jody Schubert is an international development professional with more than 26 years of experience. Over the past ten years Ms. Schubert focused on business development and strategic growth, developing technical approach strategies to address economic growth, governance, institutional support, and evaluation and learning challenges worldwide for international development organizations. She has served as the lead technical writer for numerous successful contracts and grants, including the following U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) contract vehicles and projects: Public Financial Management I and II Indefinite Quantity Contracts (IQCs); Manpower Services to the Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs (two awards); Food for Peace Institutional Support Contract; Global Health Technical Assistance Mission Support (GH-TAMS); EVAL ME IQC; and Rule of Law IQC.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Schubert led project management and business development teams focused on economic growth and governance for Management Systems International, International City/County Management Association, Booz Allen Hamilton, and IBTCI. She also taught undergraduate courses in international business and management as an adjunct faculty member with Marymount University for seven semesters. Furthermore, her career includes experience in private sector management consulting focused on quality assurance benchmarking and change management with Xerox Corporation and Transnational Management Associates UK.

Ms. Schubert has lived in England, Spain, and India for more than 10 years and traveled on business to Egypt, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Nicaragua, Philippines, Thailand, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. She has an MBA from Cambridge University, UK, and an MA in cultural anthropology from the University of Virginia.