ICT Welcomes Two New Staff Members

ICT recently added two new employees to its staff.

Waad Ayoub, communications coordinator, will be assisting with technical editing, taking minutes for TRP meetings, and writing and editing various ICT publications. Ayoub has previously worked as a freelance translator, editor, and copywriter. Her clients included the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda, One World Futbol project, and the Michigan Department of Education Assessment Program. She holds a bachelor’s degree in translation and foreign languages from the Islamic University of Lebanon in Beirut.

townsend_nathan-b (2)Nathan Townsend, research program coordinator, manages budgeting and administrative tasks to ensure smooth operations at ICT. Townsend joins ICT after completing an internship with the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Materials and Physical Research. He holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from Purdue University and a master’s in business administration from the University of Illinois at Springfield.