Age: 30 Home Town: Morganville, New Jersey Education: BA in Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University Specific Field Interests: Social Enterprise, Sustainable Development, Good Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility Placement: Shubham Housing Development Finance Company, New Delhi Area of Focus: Affordable housing
Highlights: Adam grew up in New Jersey and attended the Pennsylvania State University where he received his BA in Philosophy. After graduation he tapped his entrepreneurial spirit and launched a chain of successful restaurants at Universities throughout Midwestern America. After five years of owning and operating restaurants, he decided to sell his businesses and join the U.S. Peace Corps to follow his passions for international development and traveling abroad. As part of the Peace Corps Small Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Development Program, Adam successfully secured several hundred thousand USD in grants and loans for the various organizations. Adam spent the first half of his two year service working with the Cheetah Conservation Fund, and had the opportunity to work on a UNDP initiative aimed at environmental conservation and community economic development. During the second year of his service, Adam worked at Elephant Energy Trust, which makes quality solar products accessible to rural villages throughout Namibia.
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