North America Representative
Jenny has been working in international relief and development since 2002 in Africa, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the U.S. As Regional Focal Point for North America, she is responsible for revitalizing the community of practice in the region, researching region-specific gaps and needs regarding CTP funding and institutionalization, and advocating for greater uptake of CTP from the region. Before joining CaLP, Jenny worked as an Analyst and Advisor for the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET), supporting analysis for West Africa, for the 2011 Somalia famine, and for livelihoods. She is also a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Benin 2002-2004, Guatemala 2007). Jenny received her M.Sc. in Applied Environmental Economics from the University of London, and a graduate certificate in Managing Disasters and Complex Humanitarian Emergencies from Boston University. Jenny is based in Washington, DC.