Featured Alumni

Joel Charmy


Adriano Campolina: Adriano Campolina was appointed CEO of ActionAid International in 2014.He has worked for ActionAid for 14 years in his native Brazil as well as in the Americas and Africa. Before joining ActionAid, Campolina held roles as an adviser to a member of the Brazilian parliament, the Brazilian Centre of Labour Unions and the National Confederation of Workers in Agriculture.

 Lindsey Coates

Lindsay Coates: Lindsay Coates recently became a Managing Director of BRAC global Ultra-Poor Graduation Initiative (UPGI). Lindsay currently serves on the steering committee of the World Bank Global Partnership for Social Accountability, the executive committee for Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network (MFAN), and the boards of Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) and United States Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC).  She also served on the Obama administration’s task force on Global Poverty, was a Trustee for her alma mater the University of the South at Sewanee, and a board member for the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project and the Global Heath Council. Previously she was President of InterAction, overseeing all management issues and institutional outreach to InterAction members and partners.

Jason Cone


Jason Cone: Jason Cone started his new job as Chief Public Policy Officer at Robin Hood in January 2019, after having led Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF)/Doctors Without Borders for three years as Executive Director. Jason rose to that top leadership level shortly after having participated in the Leadership Institute. Prior to this, he worked in MSF as well as in other organizations in roles in crisis management, advocacy and communications.

 Adriano Campoliina


Joel Charny: Joel Charny was appointed Director of the Norwegian Refugee Council USA in December 2015. Prior to joining NRC, Joel was the Vice President for Humanitarian Policy and Practice at InterAction and the Vice President for Policy at Refugee International, where he conducted humanitarian assessment missions to Pakistan in the aftermath of 9/11, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, the Chinese border with North Korea, Indonesia and Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the tsunami, the Central African Republic, Burma, Syria, Kenya, and Sudan.