Sharlene Prosser joined the Council in 2018 as a research associate. In this role, she supports the research and development of policy, reports, and projects, focusing on international humanitarian affairs, system and governance, and humanitarian-development linkages. Previously, she supported humanitarian program operations at Action Against Hunger, and researched inclusive business strategies, public-private partnerships, value chains and market-based approaches at UNDP's Business Call to Action, Accelerating Market-Driven Partnerships, Carbon War Room, and Rainforest Alliance. She was a 2014 Next Generation Delegate and a 2010 StartingBloc Fellow. Prosser holds an MPA in international policy and management from New York University and a BA in business administration from University of Washington.