QED Welcomes Catherine Villada

Catherine Villada joins QED as a Senior Project Manager, overseeing QED’s Project Management team and supervising the portfolio administration of all QED projects.  


Prior to joining QED, she was at Social Impact for nearly seven years culminating in a Senior Program Manager role where she was the overall manager for an education program in the Middle East and North Africa. Her main sector of interest is in the refugee/immigration space. She has experience working at Commonwealth Catholic Charities, Literacy Council of Northern Virginia, Fulbright, and Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration. Catherine has a Master of Science in Foreign Service degree from Georgetown University and a BA in International Studies from Dickinson College.  


She loves plant-based living, trivia, and farmers markets and is technically one continent away from having traveled to all seven continents (still needs Australia).