Ezekiel J. Emanuel is the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, the Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, and Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also an Op-Ed contributor to the New York Times.
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As Executive Director for Penn Global, Amy Gadsden works with Penn’s schools and centers to develop and implement strategies to increase Penn’s global engagement both on campus and overseas. In 2016, Dr. Gadsden was named executive director of Penn China Initiatives to coordinate and develop University strategy and activity in China. In this role she works closely with the Penn Wharton China Center and directs the Penn China Research and Engagement Fund.
Alison (Ali) Noji Clauser is the Associate Director in the Office of Global Initiatives. She is responsible for Penn Global's communication initiatives, and development and stewardship reporting (e.g. Penn China Research and Engagement Fund, Global Engagement Fund, and other support initiatives), among other activities.
Olivia DiNucci is a Global Initiatives Fellow for Penn Global. She supports the Global Initiatives team by facilitating a number of projects around research and engagement in areas of regional or thematic interest. Olivia also coordinates visits by foreign delegations, and supports a number of communication and outreach initiatives.
Doug Wallack is a Global Initiatives Fellow for Penn Global. He facilitates a number of projects in Global Initiatives portfolio, such as the Penn China Research and Engagement Fund and launch of the new Penn Global website. He supports the office's communication efforts, as well as its development and stewardship activities.
Jaclyn (Jackie) Billek is the Staff Assistant for the Penn Global Initiatives team. She holds a B.A. with honors from West Chester University. Her work includes administrative support for the Executive Director for Global Initiatives and the Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, department correspondence, and support for internal and external department events.