Jo Addy, MBA, MPA
Jo Addy, MBA, MPA, is a veteran corporate strategist and international economist.
She is the founder and managing director of Alsweb, which designs strategic platforms for global for-profit and nonprofit clients.
has implemented business development initiatives worldwide, and she
has developed systems and metrics to monitor political and business risk for World Bank
and international bank portfolios.
Ms. Addy previously served as vice president for administration and communications for Plebys International, helping to secure $40 million in social capital for clean water technologies that reached 3 million people.
She also founded UniMed Ventures Inc., a medical supply distributorship in Accra, Ghana.
has led numerous boards and volunteers for the American Red Cross
as a regional lead for international humanitarian law dissemination and a supervising specialist for disaster logistics.
Ms. Addy earned an MBA from Adelphi University in New York and a MPA with specialization in corporate governance from the Harvard Kennedy School.
A graduate of Smith College, she
achieved doctoral candidacy in economics at Stanford University
Photos: Jo Addy, Dawdy Photography; Kofi Amegashie, courtesy of Adcock Ingram; Phyllis Campbell, PATH/Patrick McKern; Alex Chika Ezeh, courtesy of Alex Chika Ezeh; David King, courtesy of LabCorp; Tsitsi Masiyiwa, courtesy of Tsitsi Masiyiwa; Felix Olale, Shaban Omboke; Raj Vattikuti, courtesy of Raj Vattikuti; Ireena Vittal, courtesy of Ireena Vittal; Yehong Zhang, Aetna International; all others, Julia Fiset.