About Me: Jayne is an internationally-recognized professional with more than 20 years of experience regarding communications, community/volunteer involvement, and capacity-building for nonprofit organizations, non-governmental organizations/civil society, government-based community programs, and corporate philanthropy programs. She has worked on the local, regional, national and international level, and has worked extensively with multi-cultural audiences, corporate audiences, United Nations agencies, international aid workers, low-income communities, and those who are traditionally socially-excluded. She has a demonstrated commitment to gender issues and mainstreaming gender considerations in her work. A citizen of the USA and a native of Kentucky, she lived in Germany from February 2001 through April 2009, except for six months in 2007, when she lived in Afghanistan. She now lives again in the USA, and is currently based in the Portland, Oregon area.
My Passions: Women's empowerment, Women's rights, companion animals
My Challenges: Finding steady paid employment, adjusting to the USA
My Vision for the Future: Equal rights and equal access to education, services and jobs for all
My Areas of Expertise: communications, community/volunteer involvement, and capacity-building