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Hannah McIntire

Senior Director of Capacity Building and Organizational Learning

Hannah McIntire is the Senior Director of Capacity Building and Organizational Learning at AAFSC. In her role, she works with program leadership and staff to capture, disseminate and effectively use knowledge gained from organizational and program experience into effective practice, research, and development of programs that meet client and community needs.

Before joining AAFSC, Hannah served as the School Programs Manager at Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, a multi-service organization serving Rhode Island’s refugee and immigrant communities since 1921. As School Programs Manager, Hannah oversaw all school-based, family, and youth programming for over 400 refugee and immigrant families throughout Providence, Central Falls, and the state. Additionally, Hannah administered an annual Newcomer Summer Learning program with Providence Public Schools for 125 refugee and unaccompanied youth, and spearheaded the development of statewide partnerships to support refugee families and unaccompanied youth. During her tenure at Dorcas International, she doubled the program size of school-based initiatives, expanded outreach, and secured funding by diversifying income streams.

Prior to joining Dorcas International, Hannah worked internationally in two-generation education and curriculum development in Nablus, Palestine, as well as domestically in Minneapolis, MN and New Haven, CT.

Hannah was appointed by Governor Gina Raimondo to the Rhode Island Family Engagement Advisory Council in 2016, and is the former Chair of the Child Opportunity Zone Network— Rhode Island’s community schools initiative. She received her Master’s in Education Policy and Management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Religious Studies with a minor in Arabic from Macalester College. She is a lifelong learner passionate about issues related to equity, immigration, and education.


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