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Teresa Power

Teresa Power, Portfolio Manager & Director of Portfolio Operations, joined the Foundation in 2010.

She oversees and guides the operations of the Youth Development Fund portfolio while managing investments in select YDF grantees and providing them strategic counsel. She also manages many of the Foundation’s evaluation activities.

Before joining EMCF, Power directed operations for Columbia University’s International Center for AIDS Care & Treatment Programs, overseeing projects in 14 countries.

Previously she worked at CHF International as a senior program officer, managing start-up operations in several nations, and as deputy country director of the development and humanitarian aid organization’s capacity-building program in Kenya. Power also interned at the United States Agency for International Development and was a Peace Corps volunteer in El Salvador.

Power graduated from Hofstra University and earned a master’s degree in international economics and finance from Brandeis University International Business School.