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International Humanitarian Relief Organization Welcomes Emory Faculty as Advisor
Atlanta (September 9, 2014) – International humanitarian relief organization, MAP International is honored to announce today that Dr. Jeffrey A. Rosensweig, Director of Global Perspectives and associate professor of Finance at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School has been named as their Global Economic Advisor. In his role, Rosensweig will provide his expertise on the global economy and financial trends to the humanitarian organization on a pro-bono basis.
Rosensweig specializes in financial, macroeconomic and business forecasting and is a frequent keynote speaker on topics related to global economic and financial trends and forecasts. He has been quoted in the national business press, including Forbes, Fortune and Businessweek and he has appeared nationally on “World News Tonight”, “Good Morning America”, “Today Show”, “National Nightly News”, “Nightline”, and is frequently an economic commentator for CNN.
“Jeff has provided insight and guidance to MAP International for many years and we are honored to involve him in a more formal way,” says Steve Stirling, MAP’s President & CEO. “Jeff is unquestionably one of the strongest financial minds in the country and his enthusiasm for MAP’s humanitarian work is inspiring.”
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to serve in this new role. I have been a steward of MAP, a member of their Board of Governors, and now I look forward to supporting the organization any way I can as their Global Economic Advisor,” Rosensweig said. “I choose to make MAP the prime focus of my support because they are the most effective and efficient organization I know. MAP creates amazing leverage of the donor dollar while providing health and hope to the world’s poor.”
MAP International, is celebrating its 60th year of providing medicines, preventing disease and promoting health to create real hope and lasting change. Based in Brunswick, GA and Globally Headquartered in Atlanta, MAP has provided nearly $5 billion in medicines to more than 2 billion people in need around the world since 1954.
About MAP International
MAP International is a global Christian health organization that partners with people living in conditions of poverty to save lives and build healthier families and communities. Known for its 99% efficiency rating, MAP provides medicines, prevents disease and promotes health to create real hope and lasting change. The organization operates through offices in the United States, Ecuador, Bolivia, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Uganda, and Kenya and through partnerships in more than 100 countries every year. www.map.org
About Dr. Jeffrey A. Rosensweig
Dr. Rosensweig is an associate professor of International Business and Finance. He is also Director of the Global Perspectives Program at Emory’s Goizueta Business School. Jeff specializes in global strategy, global economics, and international finance. Prior to joining Emory in January 1988, he was Senior International Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Jeff has also taught at M.I.T. and in the economics department and the School of Management at Yale University.
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Katie Pace, Public Content Specialist