Will Godfrey graduated summa cum laude from Ursinus College in 2013 with a B.A. in international relations and French. During his studies, Will focused on international aid and economic development, completing an honors thesis comparatively assessing divergent development trends in East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Following his graduation, Will moved to the Adamawa region of Cameroon to serve as an Agriculture Extension Volunteer with the United States Peace Corps from 2013-2015 where he collaborated with local communities to address issues of food insecurity. Before coming to Jackson, Will spent nearly five years working with Tanager, an international nonprofit that cocreates sustainable development solutions in agriculture with private firms and foundations. In this position, Will managed livelihoods and smallholder producer projects in India and across Africa to expand access to technologies, develop market systems, and facilitate beneficial connections between local producers and global supply chains. At Jackson, he will study sustainable development at the intersection of the private and non-profit sectors to understand how best to leverage private capital for public good.