Kelsey Allagood is a Program Officer with the Business Development Team for Democracy International. Previously, she was a Business Development Consultant for DI and assisted with staff recruitment, proposal writing, country research, and portfolio analysis. Ms. Allagood brings a background in institutional development. Prior to her work at DI, she was the Manager of Foundation Programs at the American Hotel Lodging Educational Foundation where she led a wide range of development efforts, including donor outreach, fundraising, scholarship distribution and tracking, and alumni stewardship. In this role she coordinated nine scholarship programs worth over $725,000. Ms. Allagood received her Master’s in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University and her Bachelor’s in in International and Cultural Studies from the University of Tampa. She has published on democratic unification and civil society and speaks intermediate French.