William Dant of Washington, DC has over 30 years’ experience in educational programs and projects in the international arena. Dant has held management positions for the US Department of State and the Peace Corps. His work in the private sector includes leadership positions with World Learning, YFU, and the Institute of International Education. He continues similar work as principal of his consulting firm and serves on advisory committees to the Intercultural Management Institute at American University and to the College Board in New York. Dant’s global work includes assignments in West Africa, North Africa, the Middle East, Europe, Latin America, Eurasia and Southeast Asia. Dant holds a PhD. in International Education Policy & Leadership from the University of Maryland, an MAT from the SIT Graduate Institute in Vermont and a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. He has also studied at the University of Strasbourg, France and at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.