Professional Experience
International Development Consultant

Chief of Party, Promoting the Rule of Law Project,           Myanmar 
Senior Rule of Law Advisor, Washington, DC
Chief of Party, Enhanced Palestinian Justice                    Program, West Bank
Chief of Party, Increased Responsiveness in the               Legal System Program, Sri Lanka
Chief of Party, Egypt Family Justice Project
Country Director, Philippines
Deputy Chief of Party, Worldwide Women’s Legal             Rights Initiative
DCOP, Worldwide Anti-trafficking Project
Senior International Judicial Reform Officer,                      Independent Judicial Council, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Legal Program Manager, Macedonia
Gender Legal Issues Specialist – Balkans (Serbia,             Montenegro, and Macedonia)
Public Defender/Officer in Charge, Kosrae,                          Federated States of Micronesia
Rule of Law Liaison, Kazakhstan
Gender Issues Legal Specialist, Kazakhstan


Professional Services
Teresa focuses on rule of law, gender, anti-trafficking, and women’s legal rights providing the following services:

  • short-term technical assignments 
  • training and workshops 
  • proposal development and writing 
  • assessments and evaluations
  • report writing and editing
  • research and desk reviews 
  • project design 
  • team building 
  • work plan development 
  • strategy development
  • organizational development project support and management


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Teresa L. Cannady is a development professional and licensed attorney with more than 28 years of professional experience in Central and Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the United States, providing management, training and technical assistance on legal reform, rule of law, women’s rights and human rights, and legal services. She has been actively engaged in the international development field for more than 20 years, helping countries develop legal systems and promoting women's legal rights.

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