World OMEP, a non-profit child advocacy organization, has national committees in more than 60 countries divided into five geographical regions: Africa, Asia and the Pacific Rim, Europe, Latin America and North America and the Caribbean.
Aldridge will serve with two other appointees — one from Boston, the other from Italy. Together, they will help families and communities around the world educate their children.
“It is humbling,” Aldridge says. “There is so much work to do in the world that it is hard to know where to start.”