lydia

Joined Apr 2010
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About Me

After working for seven years as a journalist and magazine editor in Beijing, China, I returned to my home state of Oregon two years ago to pursue a master's degree in conflict resolution. I am in the second year of my program, and am increasingly focusing my studies on how women and girls can contribute innovative, vital ideas to peacebuilding. In April 2010, I joined the World Pulse VOF team as a volunteer and to gain practicum credits towards my degree. I am thrilled to be working with the VOF team and look forward to supporting the next round of correspondents. writing, reading, traveling, my 3-year-old nephew not enough time in the day journalism, conflict resolution (mediation, negotiation and peacebuilding), expatriate culture in China

My Vision

women and girls recognized as indispensable and innovative actors in peacebuilding efforts across the globe

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