With over 20 years of leadership experience, Rebecca leads Worldreader’s Global Impact Team which seeks to create a culture of reading and ensure everyone can be a reader. Rebecca leads the global content, digital programming and impact & evaluation teams as well as regional impact leadership teams.
Most recently, she led World Vision’s engagement in All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development, a global initiative of USAID, World Vision, and the Australian Government, that seeks, tests and disseminates innovative education technology solutions to address child illiteracy. Previously at World Vision, she was Director for Child Development/Protection inclusive of education and gender sectors.
Rebecca also worked with World Relief, initially in Rwanda as their Director of Programs before relocating to their headquarters in the United States as Director of Global Program Operations. She has lived and worked throughout Africa and Asia for over 15 years. Chandler Leege also spent six years in the private sector in international human resources consulting with Fortune 500 companies. Rebecca holds a Master of Science in Multinational Commerce from Boston University.
- Chief Program Officer, Worldreader