Alex Merkovic-Orenstein is both a Resolution Fellow and Guide to fellow Resolution Fellows. He is a Senior Consultant at FATE Consulting in Kigali, Rwanda. He is also a Truman Scholar and Fulbright Public Policy Fellow. Previously, he was a Technical Assistant for the Ministry of Agriculture of Cote d’Ivoire, and has worked for the UN in Rwanda, Action Against Hunger in Chad and the MicroLoan Foundation in 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.