Ms. Mary c Coyle
Former Director, Coady International Institute
Mary has more than 25 years of professional experience in management, strategic planning, evaluation, economic development in Aboriginal communities, gender training and enterprise development strategies. She has worked extensively in Africa and Asia including such countries as Ghana, Botswana and Indonesia. As Director, she provided leadership to program and teaching staff, oversaw the ongoing development of the Institute in the rapidly evolving development scene, built the Coady's financial base, strengthened its linkages with various constituencies, and engaged in teaching and overseas activities. Her research and practice focus mainly on the areas of non-profit management, microfinance, gender, self-employment and community capacity-building.
Mary holds a MA (Rural Development) from the School of Rural Planning and Development, and a BA (Languages) from the University of Guelph.