Mackenzie Knowling is an Associate Director of Global Pro Bono at PYXERA Global, where she works with corporate clients in the design, execution, and amplification of programs.
Prior to joining PYXERA Global, Mackenzie managed an agriculture and cooperative project in rural Ethiopia for an international NGO. Mackenzie started her professional career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala supporting the development of coffee cooperatives. Throughout her professional career she has spent time in Latin America, East Africa, and Southeast Asia, and focused on agriculture and cooperative development.
Mackenzie holds a BA in Economic and International Relations from Lake Forest College and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.