George Mason University
United States of America - Manassas Park
Maurine Kwende is a Senior Instructional designer leading a training and development team at SAIC. Prior this role, Maurine was the Director of E-Learning at NHPCO for almost eight years. With over fifteen years’ experience, Maurine's areas of expertise include; strategic planning, business development, Instructional Design, Training and Development, performance improvement, leadership development, organizational development, scrum and agile project management. Maurine holds a 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 Masters of Arts 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 workplace learning, online learning, artificial intelligence, user experience design , gamification, augmented reality and mobile applications. She loves giving back to her community; as a past president and board member of ATD Tallahassee Florida chapter, a current member of ATD national and local DC metro chapter, Learning guild, SHRM and other professional organizations. In addition to expertise, educational accomplishments and service,Maurine is also a public speaker and have spoken in many conferences and events on a variety of learning technology driven topics.