Whitney Pyles Adams is the Director of the Scale X Design Accelerator, which includes overseeing all aspects of Scale X Design programming for our participating teams, partners and sponsors. She is a key resource and guide for teams in choosing their pathways to scale. Additionally, she works to establish new partnerships and bring in key resources and mentors to our Scale X Design community.

Whitney has 15 years’ experience in designing, managing, and fundraising for global humanitarian aid and development programs; beginning her career at CARE focusing on nutrition in humanitarian emergencies and child health. Her work within CARE has been wide-ranging including supporting the development of avian and pandemic influenza as a new program area to business development, serving as the lead for proposals to the US government in the health and water sectors.