International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)

  • I Implementer
  • R Researcher


IREX is a global development and education organization. We focus on people, not on vaccines, roads, or wells. We work in more than 100 countries on issues such as education, leadership, information, and youth. We work with individuals, institutions, and governments around the world to improve the quality of teaching and learning, inside and outside the classroom.

Primary Functions

  • Capacity building/Technical assistance
  • Program/Project Implementation

Secondary Functions

  • Networking/Convening
  • Research - project evaluation

Geographic Scope

  • Global / regional

Areas of work Back to Top

Education topics addressed


  • Other

Other skills

  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Social and emotional learning


  • Curricula/lesson plans
  • Teacher training


  • Literacy
  • STEM

Cross-cutting topics addressed

  • Empowerment
  • Masculinities/boys

Funders and partners Back to Top

Current girls’ education funders

Current girls' education partners

Locations and contact information Back to Top


International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)

Headquarters location(s)

  • Washington, D.C., , United States of America

Country offices

  • Benin
  • El Salvador
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Serbia
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tunisia
  • Ukraine
  • United States of America


Amy Bernath
Deputy Director, Education
International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)

Locations of current girls’ education work

Map showing countries (listed below) where the organization is involved with girls' education programs

  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • Ethiopia
  • Georgia
  • India
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Mali
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Nigeria
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Viet Nam

Projects Back to Top