Erin Stock

As online coordinator, Erin was primarily responsible for InterAction's website content and strategy. Her duties included creating and coordinating online materials about InterAction members and issue areas, as well as collaborating with colleagues on integrated campaigns with digital components. In addition, she assisted InterAction's policy staff on communications-related efforts.

Erin first joined InterAction as a communications fellow with the mapping team, after graduating from the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service with a Master's of Public Service in May of 2012. Through her graduate program, she worked with the United Nations IRIN news service in Bangkok and with Search for Common Ground, a conflict transformation NGO, in Jakarta. Previously, she worked as a reporter at The Birmingham News, covering immigration and local government. She holds a B.S. in journalism from Northwestern University.





Plan Community Development Worker Captures Typhoon Haiyan on Video

Super Typhoon Haiyan has been described as "tsunami-like," with storm surges that engulfed coastal communities in seconds. An eyewitness video released over the weekend and picked up by national media shows how powerful – and terrifying – the storm was when it struck the Philippines on November 8.

The video was shot by Nickson Gensis, a community development worker for Plan Philippines. He was sheltering with five other people on the second floor of a boarding house in Hernani, Eastern Samar, only a few hundred meters from the sea.

Outgoing InterAction Leader Reflects on Two Decades with Alliance

Suzanne Kindervatter, InterAction's outgoing Vice President of Strategic Impact and a 20-year veteran of the organization, sits down on her last day with InterAction's online coordinator, Erin Stock. She reflects on how the community has improved and passes along some of her insights on social change. 

Q. When you think of “the InterAction community,” what does that mean to you?

Meet InterAction's New Board Chairman: A Social Entrepreneur with a Strong Commitment to People

Should Mercy Corps buy an Indonesian bank? Neal Keny-Guyer was uncertain at first. It was a novel – even crazy – idea that brought huge risk for the NGO he leads.

“I imagined a newspaper headline saying, ‘Mercy Corps’ Bank in Bali Fails,’” he later told BusinessWeek. “I thought of the reaction of our donors to that bit of news.”

Calling on Congress, U.S. Government to Make Food Security a Higher Priority

Congress should commit the United States to a global food and nutrition security strategy, and the vice president should oversee it, a new report from The Chicago Council on Global Affairs recommends.

Brazil and Food Security: A "Remarkable Story" with Lessons for Others

In 40 years, Brazil went from importing most of its staples – such as rice, beans and milk – to being a major exporter of food worldwide. How?

Antonio Lopes, the president of the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation, points to “government decisions” – decisions to strengthen universities, hire and send researchers around the world for training, and create an enabling environment for the development of tropical agriculture.

A Policy Primer On Foreign Aid, And Not Just For Congress

U.S. foreign assistance is not only a critical piece of U.S. foreign policy – it is important for millions of the world’s most poor and vulnerable striving to improve their lives. That’s why it’s crucial that we understand what works and what should be prioritized. These decisions must come from individuals who are engaged with the issues, have decades of experience, and possess personal knowledge of the challenges.

Civil Society Input Sought on Post-2015 Agenda

The development framework that will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after 2015 is already being mapped out – and civil society groups should plug in now to get their priorities included in the deliberations, panelists at an InterAction event said this week.

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