Oksana Yoon is the Director of Strategic Planning and Program Coordination at CIPE. In this capacity, she provides critical input into strategic planning efforts, ensuring the long-term success of CIPE projects. She also oversees the production of all CIPE reports and proposals to various donors, including quality control for content, process compliance, and adherence to donor requirements.
As Director, Yoon focuses on working across teams to develop, test, and implement efficient business processes to ensure successful planning and implementation of CIPE programs. Due to the nature of her responsibilities, Yoon interacts with almost the entire CIPE HQ staff on a daily basis, looking for ways to incorporate staff suggestions into CIPE practices and to identify professional development needs.
Prior to joining CIPE in 2001, she was an educator both in Russia and in the United States. At CIPE, she started in the Eurasia/Europe regional department working on programs in Russia, Ukraine, and the Caucasus. In 2008, she led the formation of the Program Coordination Unit that worked across the entire organization on ensuring successful planning and implementation of CIPE programs.
She holds a BA in English and German from the University of Novosibirsk, Russia, and an MA in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University. She is also a graduate of the US Chamber Institute of Organizational Management and holds PMD Pro certifications.