Kaelan Sullivan Fleury

Operations Director, U.S. Government Business Line Support Division
Chemonics International

Kaelan Sullivan Fleury (she/her/hers) is passionate about supporting inclusive work places, programs, and communities. She has more than ten years of international development experience in gender and social inclusion integration, project management, operations, training, business development, and research. In her role she leads Operations for the U.S. Government Business Line Support Division at Chemonics. This team is comprised of experts in core project management functions including contracts, grants, procurement, financial management, and monitoring, evaluation, and learning. Prior to this role, she was a Senior Specialist in Gender Equality and Social Inclusion at Chemonics where she ensured projects and proposals were designed and managed to promote integration of gender equality activities, women’s empowerment, and social inclusion. This project support included preparing and reviewing deliverables such as GESI assessments and GESI action plans/strategies; mentoring and leading staff trainings on topics such as gender mainstreaming and inclusion activities; and conducting outreach and communication activities. Kaelan is also a skilled facilitator, having led training in a variety of topics and having taught improvisational comedy at Washington Improv theater for four years where she is also a Board Member. Ms. Sullivan has worked in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe and Eurasia. She holds a Master’s Degree in Gender, Development, and Globalization from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a B.A. from Boston College in Political Science and Sociology.