Emily Slater was appointed Executive Director at the Bretton Woods Committee on July 1, 2020. Previously, she served as the organization's Deputy Director for six years.
Prior to joining the Committee, she was the International Programs Director at INMED Partnerships for Children where she managed a $2 million project portfolio of agriculture, health, and nutrition programs in Brazil, Jamaica, Peru and South Africa. Prior to that, Emily led an award-winning youth development program serving at-risk youth in low-income communities in North Carolina. She was an English teacher in El Salvador and spent time working and living in New Zealand. She has a M.A. in International Development from North Carolina State University and B.A. degrees in Sociology and French from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
She currently serves on the Steering Committee for the IFI Working Group, a diverse group of non-profit organizations with varying missions that collectively believe in the value of the international financial institutions. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Arlington County Adult Soccer Association. She lives with her husband and two dogs in Arlington, Virginia.