Ms. Aldrette is Program Manager at AVSI-USA, the U.S. branch of AVSI, an Italian organization engaged in international relief and development in over thirty countries. In this capacity, she supports AVSI country offices and local community based partner organizations by leveraging resources and expertise from U.S. based sources for AVSI programs largely in Eastern and Central Africa and Latin America. Ms. Aldrette holds an M.A. in International Relations from the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins and a B.A. in Social Studies from Harvard.