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James Militzer and Kyla Yeoman
WDI and Mercy Corp

James Militzer is the editor of NextBillion Financial Innovation. He worked as a freelance writer, editor and videographer prior to joining NextBillion in 2012, initially as editor of NextBillion Health Care. After graduating from Central Michigan University with a degree in broadcasting, he spent several years teaching English in Mexico and Japan, and traveling through Europe and Asia. After returning to the U.S., he established a monthly newspaper and non-profit that served Latino immigrants. He spent over 10 years as a freelance writer and editor, working for numerous publications and other clients. He also has worked as a Spanish interpreter and copywriter/videographer at the University of Michigan Health System. James is based at the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan. Contact him at jamesmil@umich.edu

 

 

 

Kyla Yeoman is the program manager for Global Envision, a blog managed by Mercy Corps focused on market-based solutions to poverty. Before joining Mercy Corps, Kyla was a senior account executive at Jascula/Terman and Associates, a Chicago-based public affairs firm. She handled media relations, stakeholder engagement and special events for a variety of nonprofit and private sector clients. Prior to working in public relations, Kyla was a communications associate at Counterpart International, an international development organization in Washington, DC. Her role included writing and editing collateral materials for donors, developing a media toolkit for field staff, and collecting beneficiary stories in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Senegal.

 

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