In New York City and around the globe, we work with organizations focused on the long-term.

In New York City and around the globe, we work with organizations focused on the long-term.

Elle DiLorenzo, Founder and Lead Advisor

Elle DiLorenzo is a strategy advisor, design thinker and program management expert with nearly 20 years of experience building, running and optimizing international programs and organizations.

As an Advisor, Elle guides organizations across the international development space on program design, organizational development, participatory collaboration, strategy and management practices to achieve sustainable outcomes. As a Coach, she works one-on-one with founders, leaders and aspiring impact professionals on business practices, leadership, founder syndrome, international career pivots and beyond.

Elle is passionate about understanding and working with people, not just their organizations. She balances this with years of executing programs and projects, plus certifications in project management (PMP) and change management (CMAP). She has brought this expertise to multinational engagements around the world, working with governments, the private sector and civil society in places such as Armenia, Azerbaijan, France, Georgia, Indonesia, Kosovo, Russia and the United States. Elle’s understanding of international issues and how they affect national and local equities gives her a valuable perspective, enabling her to develop strategies and messages across a spectrum of stakeholders.

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A seasoned senior management strategist, Elle was with Booz Allen Hamilton for six years, where she served as the lead corporate representative in Baku, Azerbaijan, and later managed the firm’s International Development and Cooperation (IDC) Division in the United States. While with Booz Allen, Elle led a team of subject matter experts on international public health projects and oversaw capacity building across many development sectors. Elle has extensive research and business development skills, which she brought to the Center for Terrorism and Intelligence Studies in New York City, a think tank focused on international terrorism and violent extremism. She has worked for Interpol in its Criminal Analysis Sub-Directorate in Lyon, France. As a Russia specialist, Elle served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Izhevsk, and later as a researcher for the Economic Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Khabarovsk.

Elle received her MA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and BA from Boston University. She speaks Russian, French and Spanish and is an avid Design Thinking Facilitator. Elle is active in the New York City international development community and collaborates with Women in International Security, the Because I am a Girl campaign, the New School’s New Challenge Social Entrepreneurship program and other like-minded organizations. She is Co-founder of the NYC Sustained Global Impact Community of Practice, a forum for collaboration and professional development among those in the international development and global social impact sector.

Elle DiLorenzo, Founder and Lead Advisor

elledilorenzo_headshot

Elle DiLorenzo is a strategy advisor, design thinker and program management expert with nearly 20 years of experience building, running and optimizing international programs and organizations.

As an Advisor, Elle guides organizations across the international development space on program design, organizational development, participatory collaboration, strategy and management practices to achieve sustainable outcomes. As a Coach, she works one-on-one with founders, leaders and aspiring impact professionals on business practices, leadership, founder syndrome, international career pivots and beyond.

Elle is passionate about understanding and working with people, not just their organizations. She balances this with years of executing programs and projects, plus certifications in project management (PMP) and change management (CMAP). She has brought this expertise to multinational engagements around the world, working with governments, the private sector and civil society in places such as Armenia, Azerbaijan, France, Georgia, Indonesia, Kosovo, Russia and the United States. Elle’s understanding of international issues and how they affect national and local equities gives her a valuable perspective, enabling her to develop strategies and messages across a spectrum of stakeholders.

A seasoned senior management strategist, Elle was with Booz Allen Hamilton for six years, where she served as the lead corporate representative in Baku, Azerbaijan, and later managed the firm’s International Development and Cooperation (IDC) Division in the United States. While with Booz Allen, Elle led a team of subject matter experts on international public health projects and oversaw capacity building across many development sectors. Elle has extensive research and business development skills, which she brought to the Center for Terrorism and Intelligence Studies in New York City, a think tank focused on international terrorism and violent extremism. She has worked for Interpol in its Criminal Analysis Sub-Directorate in Lyon, France. As a Russia specialist, Elle served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Izhevsk, and later as a researcher for the Economic Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Khabarovsk.

Elle received her MA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and BA from Boston University. She speaks Russian, French and Spanish and is an avid Design Thinking Facilitator. Elle is active in the New York City international development community and collaborates with Women in International Security, the Because I am a Girl campaign, the New School’s New Challenge Social Entrepreneurship program and other like-minded organizations. She is Co-founder of the NYC Sustained Global Impact Community of Practice, a forum for collaboration and professional development among those in the international development and global social impact sector.

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