Dorothy Garcia, MA

Program Manager
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Dorothy Garcia, MA

Dorothy Garcia is a Program Manager at AUCD, where she splits her time between the UCEDD Technical Assistance team and the Harkin International Disability Employment Summit.

Prior to joining AUCD, she worked as a startup advisor, developing mission statements, business plans and funding strategies for fledgling NGOs and new initiatives. She was a Program Associate at the World Justice Project, where she oversaw a portfolio of seed grants and helped launch the World Justice Challenge, an online competition to find and fund the best pilot programs for advancing rule of law efforts around the globe. She also worked as an international trade paralegal at Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, where she focused on antidumping litigation and global trade compliance.

Dorothy earned her MA in Public Policy with a concentration in International Development from the University of Maryland. She also holds a BA in English and Political Science from St. Mary's College of Maryland. Dorothy is a first-generation immigrant from the Philippines, and lives with her husband and children in Washington, DC