Kerri Kennedy

Contact Information
Associate General Secretary for International Programs
American Friends Service Committee
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
United States
Phone Number: 
(215) 241 - 7151
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Kerri Kennedy serves as Associate General Secretary for International Programs. She has 15 years of experience managing international development programs with a focus on gender, governance, policy, and advocacy in disaster and post-conflict environments.

Her areas of expertise include women in security and politics, post-conflict environments, and disaster response.

Previously, Kerri served as Executive Director for Women's Campaign International, a nonprofit that develops women leaders in politics, entrepreneurship, and civil society.

Kerri has been interviewed by numerous radio, television, and print outlets. She created and produced a documentary Learning to Live with Freedom, with women ex-combatants, during her stint as a National Security Boren Fellow studying East Timor's post-conflict development

She was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Kingdom of Tonga and speaks Tongan and Tetum. She has worked in more than 40 countries.

Follow Kerri on Twitter: @kerrilkennedy

Watch Kerri Kennedy speak on the situation in Syria below.