Global Center Announces New Board Member

Date : 13 June 2022

We are thrilled to announce a new addition to our Board of Directors: Jacqueline Oburu. Currently the Vice President of Human Resources and Administration at Search for Common Ground, Jacqueline brings extensive human resources prowess including talent development and Board engagement and membership. She previously served in several human resources leadership roles in the international development sector, among them World Vision, WorldFish, and ChildFund International. She draws from more than two decades of experience, having lent oversight to human resources operations in more than 40 countries and having worked and lived in Africa and Asia for 12 years.

“Jacqueline brings tremendous experience that will be a huge asset to the Global Center. Having lived and worked in many of the countries where we operate, she understands our work from the ground up, in addition to bringing deep understanding of peacebuilding and development as a senior leader in those sectors. I’m thrilled to welcome her to the Board and have the benefit of her wisdom.” – Rachel Briggs OBE, Chair of the Global Center’s Board of Directors

“I am delighted to be joining the Global Center, which works at a critical nexus of human rights and security. I look forward to helping strengthen its human capital and fundraising efforts, identifying connection points between its work and the broader peacebuilding and conflict prevention community, and generally serving as a spokesperson and advocate for this wonderful organization.” – Jacqueline Oburu

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