Rob Katz

Introducing Summer Associates Joseph Bornstein and Theresa Newhard

If you’ve noticed a few unfamiliar names floating around the site lately, you’re not alone. I have heard from some readers asking who Joseph and Theresa are, and what their roles will be on-site.

So, without further ado, introductions: Joseph and Theresa are Summer Associates working with World Resources Institute (Joseph) and Acumen Fund (Theresa) this summer. We’re incredibly happy to have them on board. Already, Joseph has been posting news and events on-site; Theresa’s edited our blogroll and has begun working on the Resources page.Still curious?

Joseph graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy from Whitman College; he is a 2007 Truman Scholar and a 2008 Watson Fellow. Joseph has co-founded Whitman Direct Action ( which is a student organization dedicated to helping marginalized communities through economically, socially and environmentally sustainable initiatives.

Theresa is pursuing her MPA at NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service and is a Catherine B. Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship. She spent the past nine months on the communications team at Coro New York Leadership Center. Prior to that, Theresa worked as an editor and producer at the, and as a program manager at Princeton Project 55. She received her BA in Comparative Humanities and Spanish at Bucknell University in 2004.

Welcome to both of you!