Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator LeAnna Marr oversees DDI’s Center for Education. Previously, Ms. Marr served as the Director of the Center for Education in the Bureau for Development, Democracy and Innovation at USAID. As a USAID Foreign Service Officer since 2004, she has served as Education Office Director and Program Officer in Guinea, South Sudan, Sudan (Khartoum) and Macedonia, and was the Program Officer and Acting Mission Director of USAID/Morocco. From 2007 to 2010, LeAnna served as USAID’s Senior Education Advisor in the Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs. Prior to joining USAID, she worked as Associate Peace Corps Director in Guinea and as executive director of a non-profit alternative education program in Washington, DC. She has a Master’s in International Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Bachelor's in French from Kalamazoo College.