Project Manager, Sustainable Sourcing of Agricultural Raw Materials
Courtney is ASI’s proposal coordinator as well as the project manager for the Sustainable Sourcing of Agricultural Raw Materials Project. In her proposal coordinator role, Courtney works with all aspects of the institute to help foster the growth of collaborations both internally and externally for research, grant proposals and other efforts. As Sustainable Sourcing Project Manager, she coordinates a team of researchers and facilitates collaboration with myriad external partners. Her previous experience combines a range of research and policy work with coordination of hands-on agricultural training. Prior to joining ASI, Courtney worked with the University of California Small Farm Program, the World Affairs Council of Northern California, the USDA Cochran Fellowship Program, and within the Mexican Social Services Ministry (SEDESOL) and Mexican research university (CIDE). As part of her work with the World Affairs Council, Courtney also managed Secretariat activities for the first four years of the North American Forum, a tri-national forum of leading policy makers, businessmen, and academics, launched by co-chairs George Shulz (US), Peter Lougheed (CA), and Pedro Aspe (MX), with a specific goal of linking to coordinated action. She has a Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Chicago (international environmental resource management) and a Bachelor’s in International Relations from Stanford University.