Year started at CFI: 2022
Education and previous experience: Patrice completed her bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University in Global Studies with minors in Justice Studies and Spanish before serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ecuador for two years working in education and teacher training. Afterward, she completed her master’s degree in Public Administration from Rutgers University. With over five years of experience in the sector, she has worked in project management, fundraising, monitoring and evaluation, operations, and partnership with both local and international NGOs. For the past year and a half, she has been working in fundraising in Siem Reap, Cambodia at Angkor Hospital for Children. Patrice is passionate about maintaining program quality and helping CFI grow.
What do you like about your job? “I instantly felt so welcomed into the CFI family and the best part of my job is being surrounded by a team that is dedicated to their work and making a difference in children’s lives. I like being a part of a well-respected and effective organization and am excited to see the opportunities to continue to grow.”
How do you like to have fun? “When I moved to Cambodia, I discovered a love for biking, especially to see the temples and fields in the countryside and spending time with my friends. I also enjoy traveling, reading, and Argentine Tango.”