Imani has nearly ten years of experience in the non-profit and public sectors. Her professional background is primarily in program management and communications, with a focus on intercultural education. She helped develop, manage, and evaluate cross-cultural student programs at Meridian International Center, and oversaw local coordinators for foreign students living with American host families through Program of Academic Exchange (PAX). Since recently serving as the writer for the Clinton Global Initiative, Imani has developed a stronger interest in venture philanthropy and social enterprise, especially as they relate to poverty alleviation and conflict resolution. The position entailed communicating project results, new partnerships, and funding developments to a wide range of stakeholders and interested parties around the world. Imani received her Bachelor of Science in Languages (BSLA) degree in Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, and French from Georgetown University. In addition, she completed graduate courses in non-profit management, project evaluation, and public relations at the University of Maryland. She has lived abroad as an exchange student four times and is currently developing a scholarship fund to encourage and assist minority students in studying abroad.
Host Organization: Oxfam Great Britain