Nancy Lindborg

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Nancy Lindborg is Co-Chair of The National Committee on North Korea and president of Mercy Corps.

"In her role as Mercy Corps President, Nancy Lindborg uses her expertise in public policy, economic development, post-conflict and disaster assistance to lead Mercy Corps global planning, public affairs, program operations and development, and emergency response. She has directed the organization's launch of programs in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Balkans, North Korea and tsunami-affected areas of southern Asia.

“From her base in Washington, D.C., Lindborg currently serves as Vice-President on the Board of Directors for the U.S. Global Leadership Campaign and serves as a board member on the ONE Campaign. Lindborg served from 2000-2005 on the Sphere Management Committee, an international initiative to improve the effectiveness and accountability of NGOs, and chaired that committee from 2000-2004. Lindborg also served as co-chair of the InterAction Disaster Response Committee from 1998-2002.

"Before joining Mercy Corps in 1996, Lindborg managed economic development programs as a regional director in post-Soviet Central Asia and worked in the private sector as a public policy consultant in Chicago and San Francisco. She graduated with honors from Stanford University with a B.A. in English Literature. She also holds an M.A. in English Literature from Stanford and an M.A. in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.” [1]

Resources and articles

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  1. Organization, Cypress Fund, accessed November 27, 2007.
  2. Home, Beyond Sustainability, accessed December 12, 2011.

External links

  • "Biography", National Committee on North Korea, Accessed December 2006.