2006 - 2009
LAUNCH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Designed and managed the charitable component of the Running the Sahara expedition and film project. Provided management of corporate partnerships (National Geographic, PepsiCo, Ethos Water/Starbucks, J M Eagle, E P Martin, Mission Products, Whole Foods, etc.). Directed philanthropic partnerships and oversaw NGO partner project design and implementation in the field (Charity Water, Millennium Promise, UNDP, One X One, Orfalea Family Foundation, A Glimmer of Hope Foundation, Tides Foundation, Geneva Global, Water Partners International, Living Water International, Ryan’s Well Foundation, etc.). Managed fund raising, donor experience, grant making, project assessment and evaluation, and a variety of other partnerships. Managed web site, branding, and media communications. Managed the H2O Africa – Water Partners merger, creating the new organization, Water.org, announced at the Clinton Global Initiative in 2009.