The Earth Institute has begun implementing an innovative project throughout the South Department of Haiti, and has added a new partner to this critical work, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The work includes the Côte Sud Initiative, covering all communes within the South Department, and the recent launch of the first Millennium Village in the Western Hemisphere in the Port-à-Piment watershed.
Author: Tracy Slagle
Tracy Slagle currently serves as a Program Manager as a part of the Director's Office at the Earth Institute, and works with the health team on strategic grants management. Tracy recently graduated from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University with a Master of International Affairs and a concentration in human rights. Her work at SIPA focused on the integration of human rights into development and public health interventions, particularly with regards to the MDGs and malaria. Tracy has also spent time as an intern at the Center for National Health Development in Ethiopia assessing the government of Ethiopia’s bed net distribution program of 2005-2007, and then followed up that work with a year at Malaria No More, interning on the programs team and planning new anti-malaria interventions for the organization. Prior to SIPA Tracy worked as a contractor in the Office of Small Business Programs at first the Department of Defense, and then NASA, serving as a Project Coordinator and managing the Mentor-Protégé Program at both organizations.
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