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Maureen Stickel joins WPF Executive Team as Director of International Program Development

Maureen Stickel joins WPF Executive Team as Director of International Program Development

April 27, 2021 / World Poultry Foundation / Share:

The World Poultry Foundation is excited to announce the appointment of Maureen Stickel as the Director of International Program Development. Maureen will be a part of the WPF Executive Team and will oversee the growth and development of WPF’s global program portfolio. Maureen will build upon WPF’s in-house data ability to inform future program improvements, tailor gender and nutrition messaging within WPF training work, as well as work closely with the CEO to support the growth and refinement of the APMI program worldwide.

Maureen comes to WPF with over a decade of experience working in International Development across four continents. Most recently, she was an Associate Director and Head of the Zambia office with IDinsight, a client service firm focused on improving the use of data in the social sector. With IDinsight, Maureen led strategy, stakeholder relations, and team development for a portfolio of agricultural projects across Africa.

Prior to joining IDinsight, Maureen worked for the University of Wisconsin-Madison to manage various projects in Paraguay, the same country where she also served in the U.S. Peace Corps as a Small Business Advisor. She holds a Bachelor of Science in International Economics from Georgetown University and a Master of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Maureen speaks English, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese.

WPF CEO Randall Ennis commented, “We are delighted to have Maureen joining the WPF team, and she brings a unique skillset and perspective that will be an asset to our organization, Her experience with rural farmer engagement will help us achieve our mission of improving people’s lives globally through the production and consumption of poultry while empowering farmers in developing areas.”

Maureen currently resides in Lusaka, Zambia.