Lesley Pories

Volunteer: Lesley Pories


Graduated from Emory University in 2003.  Interned at The Carter Center.  PCV/Uzbekistan 2003-2005.  Worked in International Development in DC for the next 3 years (PADCO and WRI).  Worked in Hubli, India as a Deshpande Sandbox Fellow 2008-2009. Observed Presidential Election in Guinea with The Carter Center summer 2010.  Currently pursuing Masters in City and Regional Planning at UNC Chapel Hill and about to start work towards a Masters in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School.

2003 - 2005

Contributions from Lesley Pories

  1. Guinea The Positive Legacy of Peace Corps

    As part of the Carter Center's Election Observation Mission for the Guinea 2010 Presidential Election, I lived in the city of Kankan (near the border with Mali) for 3 months.  While this was 7 years after my Peace Corps service and although the Peace Corps activity in Guinea had been stopped due to political unrest, the people that I met in Kankan had a very favorable impression of Peace Corps Volunteers and liked me more when I explained that I had been one in another country (Uzbekistan).  ...

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.