Alexander Wright Baldwin is Founder & President at PBH Media Network. Previously he was Program Manager at Karen Human Rights Group in Thailand. Alec served as a Program Manager at the Public-Private Alliance Foundation, and keeps in touch.
Alec has worked for the State Department and for several non-profits. He holds a MSc in Political Economy of Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London and a BA from the University of Virginia in History and Economics.
Claire Dorville started as an intern for PPAF in the summer of 2015 as a Project Assistant on the Clean and Sustainable Cook Stove project in Haïti. Now a PPAF Associate, she is working to raise awareness in France about deforestation, human rights and poverty in Haïti and Dominican Republic. She is currently pursuing a double Master’s degree at Grenoble Ecole de Management and at the Faculty of Economics of Grenoble specialized in Development Economics and Sustainable Development.
She worked as an intern during 2016 for the procurement department of the French Ministry of Economics and Finance promoting sustainable, social and innovative public policies within public markets. Fluent in Spanish, English and French, Claire enjoys collaborating with multicultural stakeholders on projects.
Julia Ewing is currently Director of Strategic Communications and Outreach for American Rivers Strategic Advisors. She volunteers with PPAF in several areas, including renewable energy, and recently led a team for us in Brazil at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (a.k.a. Rio+20).
Julia has worked with several non-governmental organizations including the UN Foundation, Human Rights Watch, UN Association of the USA and the Honorable Jon Corzine’s gubernatorial campaign. She studied Politics at NYU, with a special focus on human rights and international development.
Marc Perry created and maintained the PPAF website for several years and is involved in online marketing initiatives. Marc is the Founder & CEO of BuiltLean, which develops and markets fitness programs and services; he also maintains his personal fitness blog Built Lean Fitness Tips. He began his career as a hedge fund analyst and earlier received a B.A. in History from Yale University.
Rosario Rodriguez has volunteered with PPAF since May 2009 and assisted in preparations for three biofuel / bioenergy conferences. As Project Coordinator she helped to organize PPAF's October 2009 bioenergy conference in Santo Domingo, D.R. She was formerly an intern at the Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the United Nations.
Rosario is currently a Support Staff member at Madison Pension Services, a Retirement Investments/Pension Firm. Formerly she worked as a Field Researcher / Tracker at Fordham University in the Department of Psychology. She earned a BA degree from SUNY Albany with a dual major in Sociology and in Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies, and a Master's Degree in the latter.
Amar Shibli was an intern with the United Nations Public-Private Alliance for Rural Development in 2003, and has continued volunteering with the Public-Private Alliance Foundation since its formation in 2006.
Amar is a strategy consultant for McKinsey and Company. He received his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Prior to starting at Tuck, he was an Associate in the Global Markets and Investment Banking Division of Merrill Lynch & Co. Amar graduated from Wesleyan University in 2005 with a major in Economics. In 2003 he studied Development Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.
Robert Worth came to PPAF in May 2010 as a Program Assistant / Intern. He researched and wrote blog entries, press releases, and briefings, and helped plan and organize the 2010 Workshop on Reconstruction and Business Opportunities in Southern Haiti, held in Jacmel, Haiti.
Bob later served as a Research Fellow at Community Lab, a development NGO working with the Earth Institute. There he compiled information from stakeholders for multiple sections of the Millennium Villages Handbook and online Implementation Guide. Bob holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from the City College of New York, and is now a doctoral student in political science at the University of New Orleans.
Samantha Young is a Senior Economist and Financial Advisor at the Ontario Financing Authority. Previously, she was a Policy Intern at the United Nations and at the Public-Private Alliance Foundation in New York.
In 2008, Samantha co-founded and directed the Public Good Initiative, a pro-bono consulting service for non-profits in Toronto. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, and a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Toronto.
Imnet Yebio started working with PPAF in June 2010 as an intern and helped organize the "Partners Against Poverty" fundraiser in November 2011, helping to raise money for the Ethanol Cookstoves Project for Haiti.
A native of New York City, Imnet graduated from Binghamton University in 2007 with a major in Political Science, a concentration in Global and International affairs and a minor in Spanish. She has worked with Goodwill Industries since 2008 as a job developer, benefits adviser, and now in quality assurance. Her international experience includes work with Fupadem, a non-profit in Costa Rica and with HAPCSO, an HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support organization working with children living with or orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia. She has also worked for the United Nations Population Fund and intends to attain a Master's degree in International Development.