BOARD AND MEMBERS 2017
Jennifer Twelvetrees – Chair and Founder Member
Jennifer has many years experience of working on educational and community issues focusing on women’s equality and empowerment. She has a particular interest in Africa, hosting African student’s placements and visiting projects in Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia. These include provision for women experiencing violence, asylum seekers, refugees, black and ethnic minority women, women’s groups and specific health issues including HIV/AIDS.
At Swansea University she was involved with Women’s Studies and community provision for women returning to learn and work, and was the visiting tutor in the School of Social Work and International Development. She worked as a Voluntary Sector Manager supporting voluntary organisations and training volunteers, and was a trustee of many different voluntary organisations. Jennifer is a UNLtd award winner involved in social entrepreneurial activities in both Wales and Africa.
Jennifer has an MSc (Econ) in Social Policy, Diploma in Social Work, NVQ in Management specialising in good governance and is a trained Community Mediator.