Aerie joined Nuru International as one of its first employees back in 2008. He currently leads Nuru's international operations. Having spent the majority of his adult life living and working throughout Europe and sub-Saharan Africa, Aerie has traveled extensively, speaks several languages, and brings a global perspective to his work at Nuru as Chief Program Officer.
He earned his BA in International Affairs from John Cabot University (Rome, Italy) and his MA in International Conflict Analysis from the University of Kent (Canterbury, UK). He recently completed the Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.
Prior to joining Nuru, Aerie served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Burkina Faso and worked with the US Department of Commerce and US Foreign Commercial Service.