Kevin Schumacher is the Regional Program Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa. From 2006 to 2009, Kevin was the Communications' Coordinator when OutRight Action International was formerly known as the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, monitoring LGBT rights violations in Iran and Iraq. He previously worked as the Fellowship of Reconciliation's Coordinator for Iran and Iraq. Kevin is bilingual in Persian (Farsi) and English, and has an advanced comprehension of Standard Arabic. He has an M.A. in International Relations from the National University, Teheran, Iran and an M.A in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame.