Celia Petty

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Celia Petty "is a co-founder of Evidence for Development and collaborated closely with John in the development of household economy assessment methods. She has worked extensively at an international policy level on the protection of children in situations of armed conflict, and on social protection and social policy issues affecting children. Celia’s career history includes senior policy and research roles in Save the Children UK, work as a staff researcher at the Imperial War Museum, and lecturing in Inner London schools and community education programmes. Academic awards include Wellcome Research Scholarship; Leverhume Research Fellowship and Honorary Research Fellowship, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Celia studied history at Oxford University and has a PhD from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her publications include work on famine and food security, livelihood assessment and analysis, social policy and youth justice in developing countries and the impact of armed conflict on children. She has been a member of various international committees and technical groups and was an adviser to the Joseph Rowntree Trust on UK nutrition and poverty.

"Celia is a trustee of the the educational charity PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools) www.peas.org.uk, and is a member of Comic Relief‘s International Grants Committee." [1]

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  1. Celia Petty, Evidence for Development, accessed August 14, 2007.