Tricia leads our Major Gift Development and is the go-to for our Africa Rides program. She comes to WBR after years of working with top tier non-profits like Save The Children and has extensive experience working in Africa. Learn how Tricia made her way to WBR and why everyone on staff is eating better ever since she did.
Name: Tricia Puskar
Title: Major Gifts Officer
Employed Since: August 2013
What were you doing before working with World Bicycle Relief?
I worked on a global advocacy campaign for Save the Children to advance US policies and investments in maternal and child health.
What drew you to World Bicycle Relief?
I am excited to jump into a new area of international development and have seen first-hand the difference that bicycles can make in the lives of children and families living in rural areas of developing countries.
What is the best part of your job?
The best part of my job so far is the amazing vision of the organization and the great group of colleagues I will be working with to advance it.
What is the most difficult part of your job?
Finding my way out of the building.
What is your dream for the organization?
For WBR to have the necessary resources to ensure that any family or village in Africa (and beyond) has access to the power of bicycles!
What is one random fact about you that no one on staff knows?
I love to cook. I want to cook you all dinner!
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