Paul Zeitz ’84 - Alumni Lifetime Achievement
From Sara Vilanova on September 19th, 2017
Dr. Zeitz has more than 25 years of worldwide experience advancing data-driven decision making, transparency, and mutual accountability partnerships – all contributing to measurable sustainable development impact. He is currently waging justice to ensure the success of global Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Dr. Zeitz has worked with hundreds of organizations around the globe to create and fully finance new institutions and influence public policy to advance sustainable development. He has developed strong relationships with key stakeholders in civil society and faith-based organizations, governments, the private sector and global institutions in the U.S. and around the world. His passion mobilizes diverse partners, communities and innovators to join forces through data-driven approaches to heal and protect people and the planet.
Most recently, he served as director of the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development, at the U.S. Department of State, where he helped catalyze the creation and launch in 2015 of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development.
Dr. Zeitz is an accomplished media spokesperson, appearing frequently on television and radio news programs, print and published op-eds.
Muhlenberg College is honored to have presented him with the 2017 Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award.