Anne-Marie Connor, originally from Sarnia, Ont., leads the work of the humanitarian organization World Vision in the Democratic Republic of Congo, serving as its national director.
Connor graduated from U of G with a masters degree in political science and international development in 2004.
A senior humanitarian and development professional, she has spent about 15 years in resource mobilization, program management and leadership roles in a number of conflict-affected environments.
Her work has especially focused on emergency response, food security, child protection and resilience programming. World Vision is currently assisting the country cope with outbreaks of both COVID-19 and Ebola.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, she oversees a staff of 400 staff and an annual budget of $40 million.