Having experienced war, immigrating from country to country in the hopes of a better future, and living a portion of her life in the developing world, Andrea Torbey has seen, first hand, the effects of sociopolitical turmoil on quality of life, economics, education and public health. It is these experiences that drive her passion to make a difference in the global community everywhere, but especially in the Middle East and West Africa.
Andrea currently serves as Senior Manager within the Regions and Program Operations Division of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), leading multiple strategic efforts in donor engagement, stewardship, business process improvement, enterprise risk management and more. She is a subject matter expert in the pharmaceutical standards setting process, and in donor engagement and relations. Prior to joining USP, Andrea worked at the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and prior to that, Syracuse University, University of Alabama, ESPN’s Wide World of Sports and the US Olympic Training Center.
A native of Douma, Lebanon, Andrea immigrated to the United States in 1996, after having resided both in Lebanon and Sierra Leone. Andrea holds a Master of Science degree in General Human Environmental Studies from the University of Alabama, BS in Sports Medicine from the Florida State University. Andrea speaks Arabic, French, and Krio.