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Timothy Cheston
Board Treasurer

Timothy Cheston is on the Board of Directors of Empowerment Health. Tim has wide experience in international development, having worked on issues of community building, education, HIV/AIDS, water and sanitation, safety nets, and economic policy. He currently serves as a Research Fellow at the Center for International Development (CID) at Harvard University. Prior to joining CID, Tim worked for the World Bank in the Social Protection and Labor team for the Latin America and Caribbean region, where he led in the design, negotiation, and supervision of major social protection and labor projects and research in the Dominican Republic, Colombia, Bolivia, and Belize. His research interests focus on the intersection of social policy and economic policy. Previously, Tim led remittance research with the Inter-American Dialogue, worked on microfinance with FINRURAL in Bolivia, and lived in the Dominican Republic, serving undocumented Haitian immigrants. Tim holds a BA in the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs from Princeton University and a Master in Public Administration in International Development (MPA/ID) from Harvard University.