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K. C. Soares, Ph.D
Executive Director - Smith Soares Associates, International Management, Organization and Professional Development Consulting Services, Brazil and USA

K. C. Soares, Ph.D

K. C. Soares is an educator, management consultant, former international civil servant, socio-economic development expert, and social entrepreneur with a commitment to inclusion and people’s participation in their social organizations and civil society. She spent over thirty years of her career in the Americas, Africa, and Europe, and worked eighteen years in the Organization of American States (OAS).

Soares is currently the Executive Director of Smith Soares Associates, in Virginia, which focuses its consultancy on organization development and institution building, human capital development, new models of social change, and governance. She also serves as Chair, Board of Directors, OAS Federal Credit Union and is involved in the credit union movement.

Soares is the founding President of IODA-International Organization Development Association.
Ms. Soares has taught at the Federal University of Bahia, School of Administration, Brazil; Howard University, School of Business, Washington, D.C.; Virginia Tech University, School of Business, Northern Virginia campus; George Mason University (GMU), School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, formerly Institute of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Virginia.

She is an Advisor to the School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, GMU, and former Chair of its Advisory Board.


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