Esker Copeland is responsible for the oversight and coordination of the Innovation through Sport: Promoting Leaders, Empowering Youth project, which focuses on girls' leadership development through the use of sport in Bangladesh, Egypt, Kenya and Tanzania. Before joining the basic and girls' education unit, he served as the coordinator of CARE's global internship and fellowship program. He comes to CARE with multi-sectoral experience implementing workforce development, leadership and life skills programs for youth in the United States as well as a background conducting research in primary health care, maternal and child health in Africa and the Caribbean. Esker holds a master's degree in international affairs and development from Clark Atlanta University and a master's in public health from Morehouse School of Medicine.
Provide operational and strategic leadership of global sports and education project - Innovation through Sport: Promoting Leaders, Empowering Youth project (ITSPLEY).