Ashleigh Mullinax

Senior Program Officer

Ashleigh Mullinax is an international development and knowledge management professional with over 10 years of experience managing food security, agriculture, knowledge management,and learning programs for USAID and other donors. She’s passionate about the power of knowledge exchange to facilitate positive change and improve lives around the world.

At GKI, Ashleigh currently manages two initiatives working to build networks in order to address a wide array of issues ranging from reducing postharvest loss for improved nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa to growing and facilitating innovative solutions in the Asia Pacific region.

Prior to her work at GKI, Ashleigh worked for five years at the QED Group on the Knowledge-Driven Microenterprise Development (KDMD) and Knowledge-Driven Agricultural Development (KDAD) and led the strategy, design, and implementation of a diverse portfolio of knowledge management activities for clients within USAID. Prior to joining QED, Ms. Mullinax served as a manager for the SEEP Network where she oversaw peer learning networks and communities of practice and also previously worked at ACDI/VOCA on food security projects. She received her undergraduate degree in Anthropology from the University of South Carolina and her Master’s Degree from the George Washington University in Anthropology with a concentration in International Development. In her free time, Ashleigh loves to spend time with her family, binge watch Netflix shows, and dream about her next trip.