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Principal Associate, International Health
Stephan Dix is the chief of party for the Zika AIRS Project
in Haiti. He has more than 25 years of experience leading and managing projects in public health, agriculture, utilities, education, banking, transportation, natural resource management, construction, information technology, and civil-infrastructure sectors.
Dix specializes in conducting management assessments to determine the most appropriate organizational management structures based on internal needs and external demands. He provides technical management services in the areas of organization development, information technology change management, and strategic management planning with organizations undergoing business transformation in the U.S., Middle East, Caribbean, Africa, the South Pacific, Asia, and Europe.
His experience also includes business transformation, strategic management planning, just-in-time budgeting, human resource development, risk mitigation management, public sector reform and decentralization, operations management, and working on project start-ups.
Dix has more than 18 years of experience in designing and conducting training programs in HIV and AIDS, maternal and child health, reproductive health, leadership and management, organizational development, strategic management planning, leading change, and cross-cultural communication. He provides training and is an expert in training-the-trainer in interactive multicultural adult learning situations. He has facilitated office retreats, roundtables, workshops, focus groups, and team-building events for 10 to 1,700 participants. Some of these events involve facilitating high-level meetings with ambassadors, presidents, government ministers, senior executives, and board members.
As the Organizational Development Lead for the USAID Bureau of Global Health (GH) from 2012 to 2014, Stephan participated in the establishment their Global Professional and Organizational Development (GHPOD) program. He provided organizational development, project development, and strategic performance management services to 1,579 global health leaders and their staff. Stephan also assisted in the establishment of GHPOD’s coaching program and collaborated on GH mentoring program.
Stephan also has worked with the United Nations, the World Bank, the Urban Institute, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Organization of American States, the U.K. Department for International Development, the National Education Association, the District of Columbia Department of Finance and Banking Institutions, Northrop Grumman Inc., the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Delaware state government, NoMa Parks Foundation, the Chesapeake Bay Organization Development Network, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the University of Maryland, Prince Georges County, the Kansas Department of Children and Family Services, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Washington Gas and Light.
Stephan speaks English (native), French, Arabic, and Haitian Creole.
Dix holds a M.Sc. degree in Development Management from American University in Washington, D.C. He also has a Life and Career Coaching Certificate from the Coaches Training Institute, San Rafael, Calif., and a Certificate in Organizational Development, Change Management and Adult Training Skills from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
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Project establishment, implementation, evaluation, and closeout
Management assessments and strategic management planning
Organization development, change management and communications planning
Professional development and subject matter trainer
Career and life coach