Ms. Kurtas is responsible for managing technology projects and initiatives to support DFG’s proprietary systems development. She has extensive experience in the design and development of web-based organizational capacity development tools and applications. Ms. Kurtas started her career as a Management Information Systems (MIS) programmer in London in 1998 and continued her work as a subject matter expert consultant, leading Instructional Technology projects, at a variety of prestigious organizations in the US and Europe, including UNICEF and the United Nations.
Ms. Kurtas holds a BSc in Information Systems and Management from Birkbeck College, University of London (1998), an MSc degree in Electronic Commerce from School of Information Science & Engineering, Middlesex University in London (2004) and an M.A. degree in Instructional Technology from Columbia University in New York (2011).