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Andrea Dickerson, Director of Finance and Operations

Andrea Dickerson is the director of finance and operations at Refugees International (RI). She comes to RI after nine years at the Peace Corps, where she worked in the areas of financial management, budget, human resources, procurement, and asset management, including six years as the chief administrative officer for the office of the chief information officer. Prior to Peace Corps, she worked in the non-profit arts sector for over ten years. In 2000, she helped to found the American Dance Institute in Rockville, MD, and served as their director of operations. From there, she went to Dance/USA, a service organization for dance organizations across the United States, as their director of programming and government affairs. Her most recent non-profit position was director of artistic operations at The Washington Ballet, where she was a ballet dancer in an earlier life. Dickerson holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Maryland.