Global Exchange is a membership-based international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic, and environmentsl justice around the world.

Carleen Pickard

Carleen Pickard

Carleen Pickard is the Managing Director of Global Exchange. From 2005-2010 she worked as Regional Organizer and Director of Organizing at the Council of Canadians, Canada’s largest advocacy organization, promoting and protecting public services, fair trade and climate justice. She holds a MA in Anthropology and Development from the University of Sussex, UK, and has worked in social justice organizations in London, UK, Chiapas, Mexico, Vancouver BC and Ottawa ON prior to moving to San Francisco in 2010.

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Kirsten Moller

Kirsten Moller

Kirsten Moller transitioned out of her role as Executive Director of Global Exchange on Oct 1, 2011 and is now enthusiastically embracing her new job as the Director of Organizing. In this new role she works with campaigners to engage members across the country. She is most inspired by the direct actions of ordinary folks who come to believe, to know, that they can make a difference when they connect directly with their neighbors in their own communities and around the world. She believes whole-heartedly that we all can resist injustice, envision alternatives and take action together.

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Jocelyn Boreta

Jocelyn Boreta

Jocelyn has committed herself to arts, activism and economic justice through her undergraduate studies in Cultural Anthropology and long time work with the Global Exchange Fair Trade Program. She began her time with Global Exchange in 2003 as an intern with the Economic Justice Campaign working to target large scale producer Levi Strauss in the settlement of the Saipan Lawsuit. She continued her work in 2005 at the San Francisco Global Exchange Fair Trade store and became the program's Buyer and Manager. She left in early 2015.

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Kara Roguly

Kara Roguly

Kara received her B.A in Dance from Chapman University then immediately moved to San Francisco where she received her Hatha Yoga certification from the Underground Yoga Parlor of Self Knowledge and Social Justice and her degree in Visual Communications from F.I.D.M. Kara manifested her love of visuals, merchandising, Fair Trade and non-profit organizations into a job. Kara works as the Global Exchange Fair Trade Store Manager in vibrant San Francisco. She continues to teach yoga in the bay area and enjoys dancing to Putumayo in the store and loves when people join her!

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Zarah Patriana

Zarah Patriana

Zarah Patriana has worked as the Operations Manager of the Global Exchange Fair Trade Online Store and Web Content Manager. She has been a Fair Trade advocate for several years and in the past has written about Fair Trade for Change.org and the Fair Trade Resource Network.

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Tex Dworkin

Tex Dworkin

Tex runs Do Good Biz, providing content and marketing support to socially responsible businesses and organizations. Tex Dworkin previously served as the Director of Social Media for Global Exchange and before that, Tex was the Global Exchange Online Fair Trade Store Manager. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Thought and Political Economy from UMass in Amherst, and over 20 years of communications and marketing experience. Tex has traveled to many parts of the world on direct buying trips, delegations, and educational speaking tours, meeting with artisans and students, vendors and producers. Tex is passionate about helping and encouraging those involved in socially responsible business to achieve success. Her work in Fair Trade, e-commerce, and cause-based marketing continues to inspire her to work on expanding the socially responsible business movement. She can be reached at tex at dogoodbiz dot com.

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Alex Cole-Weiss

Alex Cole-Weiss

"Do you know where your t-shirt was made?" was the simple question that launched Alex out of her civics and economics class in high school and into the complex realm of globalization and socio-economic inequality. She has nurtured her passion for social and economic change through volunteering and traveling in Latin America, studying Human Geography and Urban Planning at UC Berkeley, and working as a student organizer with United Students for Fair Trade. Alex works as a Sales Associate at Global Exchange's Fair Trade store in San Francisco and is more than happy to get you thinking about where your t-shirt is from.

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Anna Kallett

Anna Kallett

Although Anna studied global development through UC Berkeley's Peace and Conflict Studies program, it was her time outside of the classroom that has influenced her passion behind fair trade. She spent eight months backpacking from Northern Africa to Southeast Asia, and more recently, traveled for five months through India. Having seen the vast poverty, pollution, and displacement that often comes with the today's "free" global economy, she has devoted herself to bringing awareness about the products we consume. Anna works as a Sales Assistant at San Francisco's Global Exchange Fair Trade store, as well a tutor for an Oakland-based after-school program.

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Derek Hines

Derek Hines

Prior to working at Global Exchange as E-Commerce Marketing & Administrative Assistant, Derek owned his own e-commerce camping gear business, BigFire Camping Gear. Prior to that, Derek spent much of his career in the field of closed captioning for television. At LNS Captioning in Portland, Derek was Vice President of Marketing, and at CaptionMax in Minneapolis, Derek served as Vice President of Marketing & Corporate Communications. Derek lives in West Linn, Oregon, is married to Siboney and has two children, Raina and Logan. When not working, Derek likes to camp, hike, golf, ski, fish, read and watch movies.

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