Annie Prucey currently serves as Vice President of Operations at the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. Annie has twenty-five years of experience in nonprofit management, international education, and cross-cultural training. She joined the Council team in 1998 and has since launched a number of highly transformative initiatives such the Global Travel Scholars program. In addition, Annie has led educational tours to Japan, Spain, Belgium, and Austria through partnerships with the European Union and World Learning’s Experiment in International Living.
Before joining the Council, Annie worked as a high school English teacher in Japan through the Japanese government’s Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Programme. Annie double-majored in International Business and Spanish at Grove City College, and studied in Sevilla, Spain. She is a graduate of the Leadership Development Initiative, a program of Leadership Pittsburgh Inc.
Annie currently serves on North Allegheny School District’s Diversity Committee; the Global Education Task Force of the World Affairs Councils of America; the Program Committee of the Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania; and the Local Arrangements Committee for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. She has served on the Board of Advisors of the Global Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh; the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Council for International Education; the Board of Trustees of the Community at Holy Family Manor; and the Community Advisory Committee of the YWCA’s Center for Race and Gender Equity. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has named Annie as one of “The Top 48 Making a Difference in Education,” and she is a Women and Girls Foundation “Celebrating Women Having a Global Impact Nominee.” Over the years, she has presented at various conferences and seminars regarding ways to shrink the global education gap in Pittsburgh.