Monday, April 11, 2016

Ap 12 3pm, Career conversation with Nancy Lindborg for students

Two events with Nancy Lindborg Tuesday, April 2nd--Career talk with students comes before her public presentation.

Tuesday, April 12   3:00 - 4:00 pm
Stassen Room (170 Humphrey School) 
Nancy Lindborg has served since February, 2015, as President of the United States Institute of Peace, an independent, nonpartisan institution founded by Congress to provide practical solutions for preventing and resolving violent conflict around the world. The mission of the United States Institute of Peace is to prevent, mitigate and resolve violent conflicts around the world by engaging directly in conflict zones and providing analysis, education and resources to those working for peace.

Ms. Lindborg has spent most of her career working in fragile and conflict affected regions around the world. Prior to joining USIP, she served as the assistant administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) at USAID. From 2010 through early 2015, Ms. Lindborg led USAID teams focused on building resilience and democracy, managing and mitigating conflict and providing urgent humanitarian assistance. Ms. Lindborg led DCHA teams in response to the ongoing Syria Crisis, the droughts in Sahel and Horn of Africa, the Arab Spring, the Ebola response and numerous other global crises.

Prior to joining USAID, Ms. Lindborg was president of Mercy Corps, where she spent 14 years helping to grow the organization into a globally respected organization known for innovative programs in the most challenging environments. She started her international career working overseas in Kazakhstan and Nepal.

Light refreshments provided. Registration required at http://z.umn.edu/lindborgcareertalk.




Jane Vega Employer Relations Coordinator
Career Services
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
University of Minnesota
301 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
t 612-624-1440
f 612-626-0002
http://www.hhh.umn.edu/career/

 

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