Expertise and Knowledge

HIGHLIGHTS OF FOCUS AND KNOWLEDGE

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  • 27 years experience in project and organisation management and coordination, 9 years at the Executive Director level
  • Over 27 years experience as an Organiser
  • Over 30 years as an active and committed community member – working and volunteering with community groups
  • Knowledge of Social Justice, Gender, Environment, Social and Economic Development, Community Development, Human Rights – with a particular experience with Women’s, People of Colour and Student’s and Workers’ Rights.
  • 27 years experience as a Facilitator
  • Fluent in English and French and conversant in Swahili
  • An interactive and professional team member with excellent people skills
  • 3 Years experience doing organisational / programme assessment and evaluation

AREAS OF EXPERTISE AND SKILLS HIGHLIGHTS 

◦ Organisation and Program  management ◦ Excellent organisational skills ◦ Many years experience managing budgets ◦ Superb written and oral communication skills ◦ Team Building ◦ Highly developed problem-solving skills ◦ Program Development and Evaluation ◦ Strong research skills ◦ Fundraising and Funder Relations ◦ Excellent  facilitation skills ◦ Relationship Building  ◦ Well practised in working under stress and meeting deadlines ◦ Collaboration.

"While poverty exists, there is no true freedom." - Nelson Mandela

“While poverty exists, there is no true freedom.” – Nelson Mandela


OTHER IMPORTANT SKILLS

I am fully bilingual in both French and English (written, spoken and reading) and conversant in Swahili. I have a very wide range of knowledge of computers and computer programmes and I am comfortable working in both a PC and MAC environment with programmes such as Microsoft Office, WordPerfect and Adobe InDesign. I love a challenge, I like working with people in a team and I work well unsupervised. I love people and I love to laugh.