Courtney Guthreau is the Director of Development & Partnerships at the Inter-American Dialogue. Active in international development for over 25 years, she has championed innovative programming with a diverse array of public, private, and grassroots partners. Before joining the Dialogue, Guthreau managed The Nature Conservancy’s Latin America Conservation Council to scale nature-based solutions for sustainable food, water, and infrastructure. Prior, she was Regional Director for the Americas & Global Diabetes Specialist for Project HOPE, leading 60 staff in eight countries to increase access to quality health care. At Project HOPE she launched a peer-based, diabetes education initiative that was recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a global model. She has graduate studies in sociology, education, and nutrition and her areas of expertise include metrics, rapid assessments, strategic planning, and communications. Guthreau co-founded a non-profit clinic called SerBien with her husband, Abraham, in Mexico City where she lived for 16 years. She is a lifelong vegetarian and has two daughters, Andrea & Rio.