Ellen joined Sesame Workshop in 1993 and works with private foundations and international donor agencies to secure support for the Workshop?s international social impact initiatives. She works closely with Sesame Workshop teams on project design and implementation for country-specific and globally themed initiatives (WASH, gender equity, health snd nutrition) in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Prior to joining Sesame Workshop, Ellen worked at the Rockefeller Foundation in their Arts and Humanities Division designing and implementing domestic and global projects in the performing arts. Ellen holds a B.A. from Case Western Reserve University and an M.S. from Georgetown University.