John Converse Townsend
John Converse Townsend is a writer, editor and a connector of people across the world of social good. John presently works as a content producer and media mobilizer at Ashoka, where his editorial content covers the latest innovations around pressing global issues. He also serves as a consultant to the Population Council, an international, nonprofit, nongovernmental organization dedicated to improving the reproductive health and well-being of current and future generations. In addition to his more socially focused work, John is also an NBA writer in the ESPN TrueHoop Network, covering the Washington Wizards for Truth About It.net. He currently lives in Washington, D.C.