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Zara Shortt


Expertise: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Budget development, Host country subaward monitoring, Uniform Guidance, Research administration, Higher education financial policy and procedures


M.S.  Accounting and Information Systems, Virginia Tech, May 2010, Concentration in Financial Reporting and Assurance Services

B.S. Accounting and Information Systems, Virginia Tech, May 2009, Double major Management, Concentration in Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology

Countries of Work Experience:  Nepal, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam, Ethiopia, India, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Mali, Senegal, Latin America, Ghana, USA

Experience Summary:  Financial Coordinator for the USAID Integrated Pest Management Innovation Lab since 2011; served on multiple proposal teams at the Center of International, Research, Education and Development.