Role: Chief Financial Officer & EVP Finance, International Youth Foundation
Yvonna Stevens is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of IYF. She is responsible for leading the organization’s global financial, accounting, human resources and information technology operations. Yvonna was previously Director, International Finance and Administration during which she was responsible for financial management expertise in the oversight of international branch offices, project operations and global financial portfolios. Prior to that, she worked in a variety of roles diversifying her financial and project experience including Project Finance Officer and Assistant Controller. She has traveled to support programs in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East, and played an integral role in developing financial management systems, setting up infrastructure for international branch offices and providing capacity building to local community organizations. Yvonna has over 15 years of experience in international non-profit finance, accounting and operations. She currently serves on the board of Latin American Youth Center in DC.
I am glad to be part of this project because this is an exciting initiative to align international financial reporting standards for the sector, which will yield increased global trust and consistency, putting non-profit organisations. More professionally on par with standards of the private and public sectors.