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Rebecca Schwartz
Adjunct Professor
New York, United States
Forward thinking, proactive program development leader with 10+ years of experience providing visionary guidance advancing humanitarian operations, funding opportunities, and community-driven programs funded by USAID/OFDA, US State Department and the United Nations worldwide. Seeking US-based opportunities in Public Health, Economic Development and women empowerment.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS
Professional Experience:
Country Director, Uganda
Regional Project Manager, Jordan
Head of Field Offices, Democratic Republic of Congo
Program Development Manager, Haiti
Education:
Bachelor of Science in Communications

Master of Science in Global Affairs

Training
Senior Leadership Training on Humanitarian Approaches (2018), Medair —Amman, Jordan
Implementing Public Health Programs in Remote Locations Workshop (2017), UNICEF—Bunia, DRC
Proposal Writing Workshop (2016), USAID—Nairobi, Kenya
Security and Contingency Plan Training (2016), RedrUK—Beni, DRC
Relief and Recovery Course for Humanitarian Workers (2015), Medair—Lausanne, Switzerland
Strategic Planning Workshop for Senior Managers (2014), Samaritan’s Purse—Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Humanitarian Security Training (2013), Samaritan’s Purse - Boone, North Carolina
Affiliations and Achievements:
Reputation for being decisive, leveraging diplomacy skills and utilizing local resources to support community sustainability.
Avid community volunteer. Delivered humanitarian assistance to Syrian and Lebanese refugees in Hungary and Czech Republic; English teacher to Haitian community children, Press & Media Liaison for 66th & 67th UN General Assembly Meetings, and fitness instructor to rural Ugandan women and girls.
Excellent diplomacy and cross-cultural skills. Travelled to 50+ countries and lived on 5 continents. Languages: English: native; French: professional proficiency; Spanish: working proficiency; Creole: working proficiency.
Core Competencies
Leadership, Management, Program Development, Operations Oversight, Administration, Resource Mobilization, Partnerships, Risk Management, Communications, Planning, Technical Writing, Research & Analysis, Training, Relief & Recovery

Technical Proficiencies
Microsoft: Word, Office 365, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Mac, Portfolio, Box, Slack, Social Media, and GIS

Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, French, Spanish
    Nationality:
    United States
    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebecca-schwartz-a2590622/
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