- Chief Financial Officer
- United States
Yvonna Stevens is CFO of the International Youth Foundation (IYF). She previously served as IYF’s Director, International Finance and Administration from 2007 to 2018, during which she provided financial management expertise in the oversight of international branch offices, project operations and regional financial portfolios. Prior to this and since joining IYF in 2001, she worked in a variety of roles diversifying her financial and project experience including Project Finance Officer and Assistant Controller. She has worked in the field of international non-profit finance and operations for 17 years, and has traveled to support a variety of programs in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East to developing financial management systems, setting up infrastructure for international branch offices and providing capacity building to local community organizations. Prior to IYF, Yvonna worked as a paralegal with a local attorney network. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Morgan State University. She speaks English and basic Spanish.
While Yvonna grew up in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States, she has a passion for travel and learning new countries and cultures, working in youth development, and is enthusiastic in applying her skills as a tool to support and strengthen programs that benefit youth and the people she works with through IYF. Yvonna lives with her two sons in Baltimore, Maryland and serves as a volunteer boys’ basketball coach in the Baltimore Catholic Youth Organization Basketball.
- Languages: English
- Country of birth United States
- Hobbies: Coaching basketball, dancing, exercising, listening to music, reading