Miki S. Noguchi is a connector... of dots, people, and ideas. She focuses on the risks and opportunities at the intersection of global business, security, and development. Miki helps entrepreneurs and organizations think creatively about socially responsible policies that promote economic growth, stability, and impact. Her research has focused on Afghanistan reconstruction; political and economic development in post-conflict Rwanda; and the role of the private sector and social enterprise in frontier markets and conflict-impacted areas. Miki holds an MPA in Development Practice from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and a BA in International Service from The American University in Washington, DC.



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Carol Marie Tuite has over twenty years of experience in the private, public, and social sectors helping organizations to build, manage, and share knowledge, develop thought leadership on business and public policy issues, design strategies to communicate their best thinking, and create programs to drive cross-sector learning and collaboration. Carol earned a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs with a focus on international security policy and conflict resolution. Previously, she studied international development at New York University.


Franklin Street Policy Group is a proud and active member of the Civic Hall workspace and community – the home for civic technology in NYC. Located in Manhattan's Flatiron District, it is a center for the world’s civic innovators, where social entrepreneurs, change-makers, government employees, hackers, academics, journalists, and artists can share knowledge, build tools, and solve problems, together.