Organization Type: Individual

Alejandra Soto

Alejandra Soto is a bilingual, highly motivated international professional and project coordinator with +8 years of experience from NGOs, USAID, and the private sector. Her last years of experience include the support in the design, implementation, oversight, monitoring, and evaluation of crime and violence prevention projects focused on youth in Mexico, grants management, and the… Read more »

Jennifer Parenti

Jennifer Parenti has a broad background in international affairs and international development. She worked as a defense cooperation strategist at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization from 2014-2019, as a defense cooperation officer at the US embassy in Paris from 2012-2014, a foreign policy advisor to the Chief of Staff of the Air Force from 2010-2012… Read more »

Alison Suthers

Alison Suthers is a practicing attorney with experience in criminal law and procedure and an interest in immigration issues. Alison is also a Masters in Development Practice (MDP) 2024 candidate at Regis University. She is also a board member of FLuME Foundation (focused on education in India) and the Congo Relief Mission board member (focused… Read more »

Julia Owen

Julia Owen currently works in immigration law in Denver, and on anti-trafficking efforts in Colorado. Prior to this, she was lucky enough to work abroad for an NGO focusing on the human rights of children and education. Julia is interested in learning more about monitoring and evaluation, human rights research, and international relations and finds… Read more »

Erin Fletcher

Erin Fletcher is a creative and innovative Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) professional with a Ph.D. in Economics and more than fifteen years of experience designing and co-creating novel solutions to thorny development and data problems. She works with international and local NGOs and multilateral agencies to maximize impact in programming, analysis, and policy… Read more »

David Walker

David Walker has more than 20 years of experience leading organizations in the public health and conservation sectors. He is currently Executive VP at the Population Media Center where he oversees all activity with a particular focus on strategic planning, including the successful implementation of programs and new program development. The Population Media Center’s goals… Read more »

Sara Boyd

Sara Boyd is a Senior Wealth Advisor for Frontier Wealth Management, providing financial planning and investment management to individuals, foundations, and endowments. She is involved with Frontier Wealth Management’s (Sustainable Responsible Investing (SRI)) Strategy. As a volunteer member of Beyond Our Borders (BOB), Sara co-chairs BOB’s Gender Lens Investing (GLI) Committee which aims to educate… Read more »

Maite Wantwadi

Maite Wantwadi is originally from Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). I migrated to the United States in 1997. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. Afterward, Maite decided to sign up for City Year, an AmeriCorps program that provides math and literacy interventions to youth in elementary to high school… Read more »

J’Anna-Mare Lue

J’Anna-Mare Lue is an engineering student who centers justice and equity in every project she embarks on. She hopes to increase marginalized people’s access to healthy environments, healthy existences, as well as STEM education and innovation.

Jan Cartwright

Throughout Jan Cartwright’s career, she has focused on telling compelling development stories that engage audiences emotionally and intellectually while supporting organizational communications strategies. In Cartwright’s role with USAID’s Partnerships Incubator, she crafts narratives that explore all facets of new USAID partnerships. With over 20 years of experience as a writer and editor, Cartwright brings expertise… Read more »

Sneha Kadyan

Sneha Kadyan is a Ph.D. candidate at Colorado State University. Intersecting global-local economic systems of production are built on established structures of gender inequality in global value chains of production. The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the inequities between global North and global South highlighting the gendered aspects of these value chains; wherein concerns over women’s… Read more »

Anisha Lamsal

Anisha Lamsal is passionate about non-profit/international development work that focuses on gender equality, education, and water, sanitation, and hygiene programs. She has worked with a non-profit in Nepal and Ethiopia to assess water, sanitation, and hygiene infrastructure at public schools in Kathmandu and Addis Ababa. She also used to be involved in Engineers Without Borders… Read more »

Jay Benson

Jay Benson is a research manager with subject matter expertise in maritime security, intrastate conflict, terrorism, and peace operations with a particular focus on Sub Saharan Africa and the Indo-Pacific. Benson has worked across public, nongovernmental, and academic settings developing research campaigns, leading the execution of research plans using a variety of methodologies, conducting targeted… Read more »