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Joe Brew

Joe Brew

After graduation, Joe moved to Paris for a year where he did a Master's in History (at the Institut Catholique de Paris). Following that, he spent a summer in Togo and taught at St. Andrew's School.  He is currently pursuing a PhD in health economics with a focus on malaria eradication.  For this research, he's living in Mozambique with his wife and child.  Joe uses French frequently to  communicate with international colleagues, and to learn from malaria programs in Francophone Africa.  At the same time, Joe Brew is working for a frontier finance startup, which aims to achieve both yield and impact by identifying opportunities and quantifying risk in the developing world, and uses French often to communicate with microfinance institutions in West Africa.He uses French on a daily basis - to communicate with friends in France and Africa, to speak with neighbors and friends from France and Quebec, and to follow world events through French newspapers and websites.

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