Globally-minded intuitive leader with comprehensive history in research international development, intercultural communication, and mediation. Skilled in spearheading and collaborating on research and MEL design informing on public attitudes toward refugees, peace solutions, gender issues, and business development. Strong international experience in Australasia, the Middle East, Europe, Asia, and North America. Excellent leadership and networking skills and ability to manage and collaborate with cross-functional teams on complex projects. Comprehensive experience in intervention research with exceptional cross-cultural communication and engagement skills. Proven ability to equitably support ongoing project teams in the planning and execution of research projects for clients and stakeholders of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds. Deep enthusiasm for building meaningful, equitable engagement and sustainable change.

Current Role at Stanford

REACH Clerkship Program Manager

Education & Certifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Massey University, Intercultural Empathy and Peacebuilding (2021)
  • Master of Arts, University of Jyväskylä, Intercultural Communication (2017)
  • Bachelor of Science, Utah Valley University, Speech Communication and Peace & Justice Studies (2016)


  • Support to Independent Media in Syria (SIMS), SIMS

    This project aimed to counter disinformation by providing Syrians with reliable and truthful information to reduce violence and promote stabilization. I designed and delivered targeted curriculum for 18 Syrian female journalists over 5-week course in collaboration with the Syrian Journalists Leadership Fellowship and spearheaded targeted MEL to understand impact and program


    Washington, DC

  • U.S.-Jordan Leadership Exchange Program (UJLEP), UJLEP, IREX

    Designed curriculum and training materials for U.S.-Jordan Leadership Exchange Program (UJLEP) for 12-week
    course designed for young professionals based in Jordan.


    Washington, DC

  • Alumni Enrichment Institutes, IREX, ECA

    Created and delivered an innovative eight-month long Webinar Series for the Alumni Enrichment Institute, while leading and building Institute Tools and Resources on Canvas that complimented Partner Institute learnings.


    Washington, DC

  • Impact Fellowships Summit, IFS, IREX

    The Impact Fellowships Summit (IFS) is a convening for leaders and designers of fellowship programs that support leaders driving positive change in communities. Participants learn, share ideas and resources, and connect as members of the impact fellowships community.


    Washington, DC

Service, Volunteer and Community Work

  • Human Rights Measurement Initiative, HRMI

    Spearheads impact-driven research initiatives and funding for the Palestine-Israel Human Rights research project.


    wellington, new zealand

All Publications

  • A multi-national validity analysis of the self-perceived communication competence scale JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION Croucher, S. M., Kelly, S., Rahmani, D., Burkey, M., Subanaliev, T., Galy-Badenas, F., Lando, A., Chibita, M., Nyiransabimana, V., Turdubaeva, E., Eskicorapci, N., Jackson, K. 2020; 13 (1): 1-12