IREX (International Research & Exchanges Board, Inc.)

aka IREX   |   Washington, DC   |  https://www.irex.org

Mission

IREX's mission is to build a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information. To achieve this mission, our program activities also include civil society, gender, governance, and technology for development. Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of more than $80 million and a staff of over 400 professionals worldwide. IREX employs field-tested methods and innovative uses of technologies to develop practical and locally driven solutions with our partners in more than 100 countries.

Ruling year info

1991

President and CEO

Kristin M. Lord

Main address

1275 K Street, NW Suite 600

Washington, DC 20005 USA

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EIN

22-3087809

NTEE code info

International Development, Relief Services (Q30)

Management & Technical Assistance (S02)

Youth Development Programs (O50)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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Leadership and Innovative Programs

With funding from the US government, private foundations, corporations, and individuals, IREX manages over $80 million in programs annually. IREX's long-standing tradition of providing open access to information is evidenced by its unparalleled administration of education, independent media, technology for development, civil society, conflict resolution, youth, and gender programs.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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How we listen

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Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
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Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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IREX (International Research & Exchanges Board, Inc.)

Board of directors
as of 3/22/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Niloofar Howe

Kate Thompson

Niloofar Howe

Tim Bitsberger

David Gross

Beverly Lindsey

Charles Prow

Eileen Shields-West

Ann Stock

Vipul Amin

Karen Hanrahan

Lionel Johnson

Rebecca Sharp

Aleem Walji

Wade Warren

Aaron Williams

Liliana Ayalde

Nathaniel Heller

Raffiq Nathoo

Zeenat Rahman

Jean-Louis Sarbib

Kristin Lord

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/21/2022,

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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