Cristina Andoni(Host: Points of Light)
Cristina has over four years of professional experience in the corporate and nonprofit sectors. In 2008, she graduated from the Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova with a Master’s degree in Finance, specializing in Financial Banking Administration. Cristina is an alumna of the Fund for American Studies (AIPES) and the Freedom Support Act Programs. While working as a Program Assistant within the Media Program at the Soros Foundation-Moldova, Cristina was responsible for the overall financial management of grant and operational projects starting from budget allocation to project closing, drafting and monitoring budgets, overseeing project implementation, organizing trainings, network meetings and other events, reviewing beneficiaries’ financial reports, drafting agreements, and processing payments. Prior to this role, Cristina worked at Top Consulting LLC, a consulting firm specialized in quality management consulting, where she gained practical experience in project management by drafting documentation and assisting national companies in the implementation of international quality standards. Her work with the USAID Local Government Reform pilot project, in which she trained five accountants from Rezenu village city hall to use a computerized accounting program, further spurred her interest in nonprofits. Since 2002, Cristina has been involved in various civic initiatives: volunteering with the American Councils, engaging in the Bridges Between US project as an intern; participating in the Academy for Young Social Entrepreneurs in Poland; teaching at the Association for Young Managers of Moldova’s English summer camp; and assisting Mimi Chakarova’s long-term project on human trafficking in Eastern Europe which culminated in a full-length documentary.
Host Organization: Points of Light
Hyun-jung (H.Kelly) ShinSouth Korea (Host: Global Good Fund)
Hyun-jung has ten years of work experience in the for-profit sector as a professional marketer. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in English language and literature with a minor in Mass Communication and Global MBA at Korea University in South Korea. She previously worked at Amway Korea, CJ CheilJedang Corporation, and Double A Korea. Hyun-jung is experienced at CSR marketing, integrated marketing communication, brand management, new product development, marketing research and business data analysis. Hyun-jung’s interest in social entrepreneurship and leadership motivated her to help young social ventures as a pro bono marketing consultant, and she launched a three month social consulting academic program for university students. She has also designed and implemented a fundraising campaign to build a toy library for orphaned children. With her strong marketing background, she wants to devote herself to work in the non-profit sector in the future, with the goal to become part of making a better global community.
Host Organization: Global Good Fund
Role at Host Organization: Hyun-jung will work to manage portfolio of current and alumni Global Good Fund Fellows ensuring the Fellowship accelerates their leadership development. Not only will she identify and vet 2016 Global Good Fellows, she will also develop commercialization of leadership products.