Program Officer, IFCN
Deirdre Gonsalves has spent more than two decades helping communities think critically and organizations build capacity as a skillfully-dedicated grants and program manager. Her work in journalism at National Public Radio (NPR) and American Psychological Association’s trade publication APA Monitor illuminated opportunities to deepen her impact. Gonsalves has held numerous positions that power innovative solutions and sustain critical missions as grants and contracts analyst for Eastern Europe and Eurasia at Internews Network, grants management specialist for the U.S. Department of Justice, and program officer for AmeriCorps. Gonsalves received her formal training in media at Hampton University, secured her Master’s degree from Howard University, and obtained her graduate studies certificate from Johns Hopkins University.