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Rosy Nimroody-Jacobs, Deputy Director

Rosy Nimroody-Jacobs, worked as a Communications Specialist in Resource Development at Save the Children in Fairfield, CT for the last six years. Her proposals and reports secured funding from corporate donors, foundations, and individual philanthropist for both development and emergency programs. She was responsible for covering several emergencies including the Syrian refugee crisis in the Middle East and the Ebola and hunger crisis in Africa. She was previously a project associate at the World Policy Institute and project director at the Council on Economic Priorities, both in NYC, where she directed studies on the impact of defense spending on the US economy, international nuclear non-proliferation treaties, and corporate responsibility issues. In addition to numerous published articles, public speaking engagements, and advocacy work on Capitol Hill, she was also the lead writer and editor of Star Wars: The Economic Fallout (a published book on the economic implications of building a ballistic defense system). She was also a foreign correspondent for the Journal of Commerce and a freelance journalist based in Italy. Rosy is a graduate of Boston University with a major in journalism and a minor in political science, and has a MA from New York University in International Relations. A native of Iran, Rosy immigrated to the US where she sought political asylum after the Islamic revolution. She has various degrees of fluency in several languages including Farsi, French, Italian, German, Arabic, Hebrew and Spanish.