Charlotte Moser has been Senior Policy Advisor at Ecologic Institute, Washington DC since March 2009, providing support with external relations, fundraising, partnership building and project development across the spectrum of the Institute's policy activities. Charlotte is a native English speaker with facility in French and Spanish.
She comes to the Institute from the Washington, DC office of IUCN where she was Global Multilateral Policy Assistant liaising with multilateral development banks; US government agencies; and UN agencies. Charlotte is a former Senior Content Manager at the World Bank and founding Manager of Global Online Communities at the Development Gateway Foundation, a global knowledge-sharing project aimed at leveraging the use of information technology in developing countries. Starting in 2002 at the Development Gateway, she has been involved with online capacity building across multiple development sectors, monitoring international trends in aid effectiveness, and launching an interactive all-Arabic portal in partnership with Egypt's Bibliotheca Alexandrina.
She has been a frequent presenter at UN-sponsored conferences related to development communications, ICT for youth, and adoption of the internet by civil society in developing countries, particularly by indigenous people.
Previously, she worked to advance public understanding of science through informal science education in US science museums in San Francisco and at the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC), where she was director of development overseeing fundraising and corporate sponsorships.
Charlotte holds three Master's degrees from the School of International Service at American University, Washington DC; Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill., and University of Texas, Austin. A former journalist and newspaper editor, she has taught on the faculties of several US colleges. A US citizen currently living and working in Washington, DC, she has lived for extended periods in France and Spain, and traveled widely throughout Latin America and Asia.