Representative for Mexico
Seth Jesse is the foundation representative for Mexico at the IAF, where he has also served as representative for El Salvador. Since joining the IAF in 2007, Seth’s work has supported organizations that promote smallholder agriculture, enterprise development, the inclusion of women and young people and innovative mechanisms to incorporate Latin American diaspora into community-led development.
Before joining the IAF, Seth worked at Coprodeli, a Peruvian nonprofit, leading a micro-business incubator in marginalized communities and linking Peruvian diaspora to those efforts. He also served as a program officer for the Institute of International Education on Middle East development initiatives.
He holds a master’s in Latin American studies from The George Washington University, a bachelor’s from Washington and Lee University and a certificate in international migration studies from Georgetown University.