Senior Instructional Designer, Curriculum Development and Instructional Design
Maurine Kwende, M.Ed, MA PHR CTP is a seasoned learning and development professional with over 15 years of experience in learning and development. Maurine was a Senior Instructional designer at SAIC for about a year leading a training and development team. Prior this role, Maurine was the Director of E-Learning at NHPCO for almost eight years. Maurine’s areas of expertise include strategic planning, Instructional Design, Training and Development, performance improvement, leadership development, organizational development, scrum and agile project management. Maurine holds the prestigious chief learning officer executive certification from George Mason university, 2018. Maurine also holds a master’s degree in Instructional Design and Technology as well as a graduate eLearning certificate, from George Mason University, 2015. Maurine holds a second Master’s degree and Bachelor of Arts degrees in languages and linguistics. Maurine is currently pursuing a PhD in Learning Technologies Design Research at George Mason University with research interests in artificial intelligence, user experience design and augmented reality.
In addition to expertise and educational accomplishments, Maurine is also a public speaker and have spoken in many conferences and events on a variety of learning technology driven topics. She loves giving back to her community as a past president and board member of ATD Tallahassee Florida chapter, a current member of ATD local DC metro chapter, The learning Guild and other professional organizations.