For the last twenty-three years, Curtis Schaeffer
has worked as an executive for international organizations in Latin America,
Asia and the United States. For ten of those years he worked for CARE-the
international relief and development organization in both New York and
Atlanta in a variety of senior positions including Chief of Staff. While
overseas, he directed projects in health and nutrition, food distribution
and urban development. Schaeffer was the CARE Deputy Regional Manager
for Latin American Operations at the time of the crash. The author is
currently the Director of a democratic initiatives project in Bolivia.
Schaeffer has an undergraduate degree in Sociology from Pitzer College
in Claremont, California; an Education degree from Lewis and Clark College
in Portland, Oregon and a Masters degree in international administration
from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. He
is bilingual in English and Spanish and is an experienced and trained
Escape With One's Life-Learning to Live With Survival is Schaeffer's
It was published and presented in La Paz, Bolivia in Spanish in December
2005 and has sold very well in a non-literary market. The
Spanish version of 'Escape' is being marketed in Central America
to the Hispanic population in the United States. Other writing experience
includes numerous articles on a variety of international issues for
the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Business to Business magazine and
Tigress Entertainment, LLC.
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