How can we use resilience to do development and humanitarian work differently and in ways that truly make societies work for and with people living in poverty? Helen Jeans, Oxfam’s Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation Adviser, explains why Oxfam is hosting a symposium on resilience and invites you to join the event in Oxford from 27-28 June 2017. There …
About the Author
Helen Jeans is the Head of the Resilience and Climate Adaptation Unit of the Economic Justice Team of Oxfam GB. She is also co-lead of the Oxfam Resilience Knowledge Hub. Helen provides strategic direction to the Resilience and Climate Adaptation Unit and its global programmes and supports country programmes on resilience programming and climate change adaptation, with a particular focus on governance and learning.Helen has over 20 years experience in international development and has worked for development and environmental NGOs and donors and was a country director for five years in the Pacific Islands. She has degrees in Law and Human Ecology and worked as a lawyer before joining VSO - this started a new career in international development and she has never looked back.