Nadine Ann Skinner is a recent graduate from the International Comparative Education program at the Stanford Graduate School of Education. Her research focuses on the relationships between the philanthropic sector, social movements, and nongovernmental organizations with the education sector. She is a mixed-methods researcher with extensive experience with qualitative methods, including research design and content analysis. Her research focuses on the relationships between universities, nongovernmental organizations, civil society, social movements, and the philanthropic sector. Her research interests include International & Comparative Education; Nonprofits & Philanthropy; Education Policy; Human Rights Education; Social Movements; Civil Society, Higher Education; Gender Studies; Service Learning and Community Engagement; and Organizational Change. She has over ten years of experience working in research, evaluation, and grants and program management in international organizations, government agencies, community-based organizations, and global philanthropic foundations in multiple countries in the Americas. She earned a MPA degree from Cornell University in Social Policy. She also has a BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she double-majored in Politics and History.