Jane is retired from a U.S. government contractor whose funding sources were USAID and the World Bank, plus some private foundations. Her professional field is education — launched as a secondary school teacher prior to joining the contractor, where she managed and provided technical guidance to multi-year, large-scale education projects in Southern, East and West Africa, the Middle East. She continues to serve as an international consultant through Schubert Enterprises LLC to government contractors and the World Bank. She earned a Doctor of Arts in History from Carnegie Mellon University, specializing in West Africa. In addition to PTF, Jane also serves other organizations through board membership and advisory committees: Save the Children’s Global Education Advisory Board (GAEB); the Friends of Saint Benedict (FOSB); the Bishop’s Ranch of the Episcopal Diocese of California; the Outreach Commission of St.Alban’s Episcopal Parish in Washington, DC and other volunteer activities.