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Regional Director for Asia Pacific, Partnerships, and Events


WEConnect International


Washington, DC, USA

Edith Cecchini is the Regional Director for Asia Pacific and Canada for WEConnect International. In this role, she oversees the organization’s work in Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, and of course, Canada. She has more than 16 years of professional experience working in a variety of sectors, including banking, sales, tourism, international development, gender equity, fundraising, stakeholder engagement, and supplier diversity and inclusion.   

Prior to joining WEConnect International, she held positions at World Learning, where she managed multiple U.S. Department of State and USAID-funded programs for Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Eastern Europe.

Edith earned her BA from Georgetown University and a master’s degree from SIT Graduate Institute in International Education. She also has a professional certificate in Business Strategy from Cornell and a professional certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility from Rutgers.

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