Rick Whitaker

Senior Advisor, Energy

Rick is the Senior Advisor, Energy at Chemonics, after recently serving as Chief of Party for USAID’s Sri Lanka Energy Program. He has forty years’ experience in formulating and implementing international infrastructure development and institutional strengthening…

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Jill Ralph

Vice President, ChemCapital

Jill Ralph serves as the Vice President of ChemCapital, a subsidiary of Chemonics, where she leverages over fifteen years of expertise in investment and finance. Previously, she held the position of Head of Global Membership at…

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Dirseo Pasha

Dirseo Pasha is a professional fellow who supported Chemonics’ democracy and governance team. He has an academic background in European studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Jessica Jones

Global Health Division Director

Jessica Jones is an international development and global health expert with more than 20 years of experience in systems innovation, market dynamics, private sector engagement, strategy development, and innovation. She is currently a director on the…

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USAID Pakistan Building Healthy Families Activity

The USAID Pakistan Building Healthy Families Activity supports the national reproductive and maternal health agenda and family planning goals utilizing a health systems strengthening approach.
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An Imperative to Support Local Innovation in the Health Sector

To achieve health for all, the global health community must bring localization, private sector engagement, and innovation together into a single agenda that supports stronger, more resilient health systems.
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Drew Gillispie


Drew Gillispie is treasurer for Chemonics. With more than fifteen years of experience in international development, Drew specializes in USAID contract management, project operations, and finance. Before moving into a finance role, Drew supported projects in…

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Chemonics at CIES 2024

Chemonics is proud to be a sponsor of the 68th annual meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), which is taking place online beginning March 6th and in Miami, Florida beginning March 10th, 2024. …

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Transforming Ukraine’s District Heating: Technology to the Rescue

New technology, such as heat pumps, has the potential to transform Ukraine’s outdated District Heating infrastructure into modern, efficient, sustainable, equitable, and resilient systems.
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Disinformation in Niger: Trends and Recommendations

Coordinated disinformation campaigns – online and offline – seek to sow discord in democracies by subverting elections, undermining trust in public institutions, and shaping public perceptions about politically controversial issues. Among tactics, operators seek to plant…

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