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IREX

United States

IREX is an international nonprofit organization providing thought leadership and innovative programs to promote positive lasting change globally.

We enable local individuals and institutions to build key elements of a vibrant society: quality education, independent media, and strong communities. To strengthen these sectors, our program activities also include conflict resolution, technology for development, gender, and youth.

Founded in 1968, IREX has an annual portfolio of over $70 million and a staff of over 400 professionals worldwide. IREX employs field-tested methods and innovative uses of technologies to develop practical and locally-driven solutions with our partners in more than 125 countries.

Vision

We believe strongly in a world where every person can play an essential role in the pursuit of life’s best ambitions.

Mission

IREX promotes positive lasting change globally. We enable local individuals and institutions to build key elements of a vibrant society: quality education, independent media, and strong communities. To strengthen these sectors, our program activities also include conflict resolution, technology for development, gender and youth.

With more than 40 years of experience, IREX is guided by our enduring values and is committed to organizational excellence, measurable impact and thought leadership. We employ field-tested methods and innovative uses of technologies to develop practical and locally-driven solutions with our partners.