Ms. Washington has a career that spans over 25 years with the U.S. Government and international organizations, living and working in Africa and having worked for the US Peace Corps, in the Office of the Directors which included working in the Office of Overseas Recruitment (Talent Search) and the Office of Congressional Affairs; and the Agency for International Development (USAID). Thirteen of these years were spent living and working in West and Central Africa; Accra Ghana; Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire and Yaounde, Cameroon. Ms. Washington has experience in personnel management and training, budget management, international and domestic conference planning and project/program coordination.
Since 1996, Ms. Washington has worked in the areas of project planning, financial administration and coordination in the field of Health Information Technology (HIT). Ms. Washington planned from a financial perspective a five (5) country video teleconference on healthcare initiatives (funded by the Agency for International Development, USAID) and worked on a special consultancy with the Reverend Martin Luther King Foundation on voter registration in South Africa to elect President Nelson Mandela. In 1999 Ms. Washington joined the staff of the Howard University Telehealth Sciences and Advanced Technology Center (HUTSATC) where she worked on healthcare, telemedicine, video teleconferencing and technology projects and managed all aspects of the office operations. Ms. Washington also severed on assessment team site visits and traveled to Nigeria for Howard University Projects in Nigeria. Ms. Washington has planned and monitored project budgets and trained office staff in order to streamline office procedures making office operations more efficient.
Until January 2010 Ms. Washington was involved in health information technology initiatives, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and worked part-time at Howard University, College of Medicine, as the Chief Operations Officer and Financial Administrator for VMRx (a Maryland company).Ms. Washington has worked with Zane Networks, LLC, in various capacities, since its inception and creation. Currently she is the Human Resources and Operations Director.