Teresa L. Cannady has more than 28 years of professional experience in Central and Southeast Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the United States, providing management, training, and technical assistance on gender, counter-trafficking in persons (CTIP), women’s rights, human rights, and rule of law. She has previously served as Chief of Party (COP) on rule of law programs in Myanmar, Egypt, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, and the West Bank, as well as leading gender and anti-trafficking projects worldwide. She has been a technical expert on projects in Kazakhstan, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, and as a public defender in Micronesia. She is a member of the Alabama State Bar and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the 11th Federal Circuit. She is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator. She holds a J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law and a B.S. from Jacksonville State University.