David Schlinkert is currently a Policy Analyst for Morrison Institute of Public Policy at Arizona State University. He graduated from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications in 2007. He later earned his Master of Public Administration in 2016, with a concentration in Nonprofit Leadership and Management. Most recently, Schlinkert is working towards a Ph.D. in Transborder Studies, focusing on migration, trade, development, and health and human services.
Schlinkert, who joined the board in October 2018, will primarily focus on strengthening the organization’s evidence-based programs through further research, planning and evaluation. He will also work to foster individual empowerment and help share Esperança’s stories and successes.