Sherian Abramaitys-Yi is the Head of Human Resource Services at IFPRI. Sherian has over 20 years of HR experience in domestic and international nonprofit and for-profit environments. She brings significant experience in:
• Strategic Planning
• Organizational Assessment and Change Management
• Global HR
• Performance Management
• Employee Relations
• Training and Development
• Mentoring and People Management
• Compliance and Records Management
• Policy and Procedure Development
• Staffing and Talent Management
• Compensation and Benefits
Sherian serves as a board member of the Association of International Agricultural Research Centers (AIARC) and is a trustee for the IARC Retirement Plan.
Sherian received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree, as well as a Certificate in Nonprofit Organizational Management, from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA (now the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey). She is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHMR) and its Northern Virginia Chapter (NOVA-SHRM). Sherian is SHRM-SCP and SPHR certified.