Kyle Overby

Austin, Texas

While attending school at St. Edward's University, Kyle developed a passion for humanitarianism. He recently graduated with a Master of Global Policy Studies in International Development from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, where he received certification for completing the Nonprofit Studies Portfolio Program.

Kyle's graduate studies and work experience have prepared him for a career with international NGOs. As a member of the Board of Directors at the Mother Maryam Foundation, Kyle works on projects that help Nubian communities in Sudan improve their quality of life and access to educational opportunities. He also worked as a consultant for a nonprofit in Panama called Cambio Creativo. Most recently, he ran the education department at a refugee shelter for children from Central America.

Kyle also has professional experience in education. At AESA Prep Academy, he taught all levels of Spanish and developed/supervised a dual-credit Spanish program as the Foreign Language Department Chair.

In his personal life, Kyle is driven by a thirst for international travel. He has spent over a year-and-a-half in 15 Latin American countries. Work and school have also taken him to Spain, Morocco, Sudan, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, the Philippines, and Japan. He has been proudly shaped by his hometown, Austin, Texas. He loves to watch live music, eat well, and go on adventures in the great outdoors.

Currently, he is seeking employment with organizations that fight poverty and expand access to clean water, sanitation, healthcare, and education in developing countries. He has extensive experience and expertise in Latin America and the Middle East. Kyle is fluent in Spanish and has achieved elementary proficiency in Arabic.

  • Work
    • Board of Directors @ Mother Maryam Foundation
  • Education
    • Master of Global Policy Studies Candidate (2014)
    • LBJ School of Public Affairs @ the University of Texas at Austin
    • BA Global Studies: focus in Latin America (2009: summa cum laude)
    • St. Edward's University