Meet the Team.
Bonnie Glick is the inaugural Director of the Center for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue, an international think tank that concentrates on the intersection of technology and foreign policy. Prior to her work at the Center for Tech Diplomacy, Bonnie served as the Deputy Administrator/Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Agency for International Development, the world’s largest bilateral donor with an annual budget of over $20B, 11,000 global staff in over 100 offices around the world. Before joining USAID, Bonnie served as the Deputy Secretary of the Maryland State Department of Aging. Bonnie’s tech career began at IBM where she spent 12 years in a variety of roles, including as a Global Business Development Executive for IBM’s Research Division. Bonnie began her career in the U.S. Department of State where she spent 12 years as a Foreign Service Officer. Bonnie speaks 7 languages.
Bonnie lives in Bethesda, Maryland with her husband, Paul. They have two grown sons. She graduated with a BA in Government/International Relations from Cornell University, she earned an MA in International Affairs from Columbia University and an MBA from the University of Maryland.
Andrew Kamara is the VP of Operations, where he manages the manufacturing side of Edesia, overseeing manufacturing, quality and logistics/warehouse. Andrew has been with Edesia for 13 years and has served in many different positions across the organization.
Prior to Edesia, Andrew spent two years working for Coca Cola Enterprises as a mid-level Distribution Resource overseeing deliveries, storage and distribution of a wide range of bottled soft drinks. Andrew also spent six years working for United Natural Foods as a Quality Assurance Specialist and a grocery/ repackaging Supervisor.
Andrew studied Political Science & International relations from the University of Connecticut and has an Advance Diploma in Electronics from NIIT Accra, Ghana.