Nadine Ann Skinner is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Graduate School of Education in International Comparative Education. Her research focuses on the relationships between universities, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), civil society, social movements, and the philanthropic sector. At the Clayman Institute she is part of the team evaluating the Seeds of Change initiative, which is part of the Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Innovation Lab. Prior to coming to Stanford, she was the Senior Director of Grants & Evaluation at Girls Inc. of Alameda County. Prior to joining Girls Inc., Nadine was a consultant for an international student loan program at the Organization of American States, managed youth services and events for the City of Pinole, and served as a trainer for the California School-Aged Consortium. She is still very involved in the NGO sector and has consulted for Limitless Horizons Ixil, a small international NGO in Chajul, Guatemala. She has a Master of Public Administration degree from Cornell University in Social Policy and a BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she double-majored in Politics and History.