Meet the entrepreneur who is promoting recovery (and happiness) through ice cream

Devex speaks with Alexis Gallivan, the founder of Blue Marble Dreams, about her belief that ice cream is an unlikely medium to promote recovery, and how that kept her focused despite the challenges of launching a business in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

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  • Catherine Cheney

    Catherine Cheney is a Senior Reporter for Devex. She covers the West Coast of the U.S., focusing on the role of technology, innovation, and philanthropy in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. And she frequently represents Devex as a speaker and moderator. Prior to joining Devex, Catherine earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Yale University, worked as a web producer for POLITICO and reporter for World Politics Review, and helped to launch NationSwell. Catherine has reported domestically and internationally for outlets including The Atlantic and the Washington Post. Outside of her own reporting, Catherine also supports other journalists to cover what is working, through her work with the Solutions Journalism Network.

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