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Carlton Cobb (Director of Fundraising)

Carlton Cobb has worked with non-profit organizations focused on U.S.-Middle East relations since 2004. He holds an M.A. in international relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC, with a focus in Middle East studies and international economics. He speaks conversational Arabic and has traveled throughout the Middle East, including the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Israel, Egypt, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates. Mr. Cobb previously worked as the deputy director of the Council for the National Interest Foundation, a grassroots lobbying organization in Washington, DC, where he was responsible for the communications, technology, fundraising, and legislative efforts of the organization. He obtained his B.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from Duke University. He currently resides in Washington, DC, where his hobbies include playing the guitar, hiking, and playing Scrabble.