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Teresa Power

Teresa Power, Senior Portfolio Associate, joined the Foundation in 2010.

She provides strategic counsel to select Youth Development Fund grantees, conducts due diligence on potential grantees, leads and participates in business planning, and analyzes grantee performance.

Power also manages EMCF’s relationships with the Social Innovation Fund and various consultants that provide extra-financial and planning support to EMCF grantees.

Before joining EMCF, Power was director of 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-ups 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, worked as a project coordinator at Harvard Medical School, and supervised internal audits at BPA Worldwide.  She 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.