Tess joined ANDE in April 2021 and serves as our Events Manager. She has experience managing events internationally in the non-profit, corporate and education sectors. Tess is passionate about learning new ideas, expanding world perspectives and connecting people. Prior to joining ANDE, she worked for Chief Executives Organization planning international forums and was part of the 2016 intern team at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Maldives to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Tess holds a B.A. in political science from Western Washington University and an M.A. in international relations from Webster University.