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Morgan Brown

Morgan BrownMorgan is a 2006 graduate of Harvard University with a degree in anthropology. Following graduation and an initial brief stint playing professional baseball, he lived and worked in India for a year, primarily working with an urban public health program in Maharashtra. After another two years of professional baseball, he began work with Oxfam America's Humanitarian Response Department, serving as the field-based point person for the 2010 Haiti Earthquake response and 2011-12 drought in the Horn of Africa. Having lived for extended periods in Ethiopia, Australia, India, Haiti, Belgium, and Canada, Morgan originally hails from New Hampshire. He is currently an assistant baseball coach at Harvard University.

 
Susan Goldberg

Sue GoldbergWith over 30 years of experience as a teacher, systems analyst, salesperson, sales manager, and president and CEO, Susan has been president of Northeast Training Group, Inc. (NTGI) since 1995. In 2008, NTGI made the Boston Business Journal's list of the twenty largest computer/software training companies in Massachusetts for the eighth year in a row. Susan is often quoted in publications such as Computer World, eWeek, and Boston Business Journal.

Claudette Hunt, MBA

Claudette HuntClaudette is president of Murray's Caribbean Foods, Inc., which provides healthy and delicious foods, elegant table linens, and dining services to create a Caribbean experience at home. She has worked in business development across the Americas supporting the manufacturing, software, telecom, and finance industries.

Nada Jovanovic

Nada JovanovicNada is a higher education writing consultant. She currently tutors and teaches graduate school students in academic writing at the MGH Institute for Health Professions, where she mostly works with international ESL students. Previously, Nada worked in educational book publishing as a project manager and editor, including at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Cengage Learning. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from North Park University and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Emerson College. Nada’s graduate school work was based on her experiences of growing up in a Serbian immigrant household in America during the Balkan wars of the 1990s and on extensive travel throughout Serbia and neighboring countries, particularly while working for a relief agency in 2002. Today Nada is proud to serve on the Primary Source Board to advance the cause of global education so that her children and all children have access to people and cultures from around the world.

Farida Kathawalla

Farida KathawallaFarida is a long-term supporter of the nonprofit community, with special interests in world cultures, women's rights, and global education. She has volunteered at World Boston, where she helped develop their international visitors program, and The American Indian Foundation (AIF) where she chaired the annual gala. She also sits on the steering committee at the United Nations of Boston Womens Forum, where she co-sponsored an event that brought Nicholas Kristoff to speak about his new book A Path Appears. She chaired the Primary Source 25th Anniversary Celebration in 2014 and has been actively involved in the Global Perspectives Dinner Series since 2013. Born in India, Farida came to the US for college and acquired a bachelors in accounting. Having lived all over the world with her family, Farida is passionate about her involvement with Primary Source and believes global education is extremely important for students so that they can become future leaders in a global economy.

Rosalie Kerr

Rosalie KerrHaving begun her professional career at IBM in the early days of computers, Rosalie recently retired from Harvard Business School where she managed the technology infrastructure at HBS Publishing and in the Executive Education program worked with faculty members to use technology to teach and disseminate business concepts. Rosalie has honed her interest in other cultures by traveling whenever possible, and for many years her family has served as host and hostel for foreign students in Boston.

 
 
Lalitha Ramakrishnan

Lalitha RamakrishnanLalitha is the founder and managing director of LSR Associates, Inc. which assists businesses, nonprofits, schools, and government agencies in developing globally ready multilingual products and services by providing professional translation, interpretation, and localization services. Combining a background in computer science and foreign languages, prior to founding LSR Associates, Inc., she was an international business executive with a successful career history of over 25 years in the high tech software localization industry. Lalitha is passionate about global education having lived and studied in India, Egypt, Switzerland, France, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Evelyne Vallet

Evelyne ValletEvelyne was raised in both Europe and the United States. She received her BS from the Université d'Orsay in Paris and her PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Geneva. After doing laboratory research in Geneva, she moved to Germany where she was a mediator for the French-German school of Freiburg. Since then, she has been an advocate for global education, creating a foreign language program for two school districts in New Jersey, working as an ESL tutor, and creating links between cities in France and the U.S. Evelyne is currently a college adviser specializing in international students.

 
Matt Zalosh

Matt is a portfolio manager at Boston Common Asset Management, a socially responsible investment firm. Matt began his career at State Street Research and Management in Boston more than 15 years ago. From 1997 to 2001, Matt worked at Dodge & Cox in San Francisco. He received his BA, cum laude, in economics and international studies from Colby College and has an MA in international relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where he specialized in emerging markets and worked on development consulting projects in Mexico and Ecuador. Matt has lived in Spain and has traveled extensively in Europe, Latin America, and Asia.

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