Leadership & Board

Lynn Foden

Lynn Foden serves as the Chief of International Operations for Room to Read, an organization focused on children's literacy & girls' education.
Chief of International Operations

Lynn coordinates and supports the teams, tools and systems for the efficient and effective implementation of Room to Read’s country operations.  She has over 25 years of experience working in developing countries in the public, private and non-profits sectors.  Lynn has extensive involvement developing strategic partnerships, negotiating agreements with governments and partners and overseeing operational implementations of programs. 

Prior to joining Room to Read, Lynn was the Chief of Operations for the Africa Region of the Peace Corps, overseeing programs in 27 African Countries.  Lynn’s international development experience includes living and working in Africa for over 10 years with the African Wildlife Foundation, Moving Water Industries; International Rescue Committee, and the World Bank.  Lynn holds a master’s degree in Law and Diplomacy with a focus on Economic Policy from The Fletcher School, Tufts University and a master’s degree in Business Administration, with a focus on Technology Management, from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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