Alex Merkovic-Orenstein is a Truman Scholar and Fulbright Public Policy Fellow. From 2011 to 2012, he was the World Food Programme’s Special Assistant to the Rwandan Ministry of Gender. Previously, he worked for Action Against Hunger in Chad and the MicroLoan Foundation in the UK and Malawi. With Nick Fiore, another Resolution Fellow, he co-founded the Global Peace Exchange, a university organization that facilitates student exchanges to work on international development projects across the world. He completed a B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies at Florida State University and an M.S in Development Studies from the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies. He likes bad movies and soul music.