Building strategic partnerships

Alex Wooley

AidData Director of Partnerships and Communications

Alex is Director of Partnerships and Communications at AidData, responsible for building strategic partnerships, external communications, and fundraising. He chaired AidData’s internal Africa Task Force, a project to identify and build relationships with strategic research partners across Africa. He previously worked as Vice President for Communications and Development at InterMedia and elsewhere oversaw the start-up of a USAID-funded media development program in Sierra Leone. As a journalist Alex has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic (online), NPR (online), Foreign Affairs and The Times Literary Supplement. Alex is a former editor of the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, and a former officer in the British Royal Navy. He holds an MA in Security Studies from Georgetown University.

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