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Tenzin Manell

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Tenzin Manell, Senior Program Officer, Cash and Livelihoods, leads the Women's Refugee Commission's work to develop guidance and tools focused on implementing safe, market-based livelihood recovery programs. With her experience in livelihoods, gender and community development, Tenzin has engaged in programming around the world including in Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Haiti, India and Uganda. She consulted at CARE International UK, directing research to strengthen farmer cooperatives in cocoa value chains. She also worked on improving micro-finance products as a consultant with Enjuba Credit, a Ugandan-based microfinance institution. In Haiti, Tenzin worked at J/P Haitian Relief Organization managing livelihoods and community development initiatives and thereafter at the British Red Cross managing their urban recovery livelihoods program.

Tenzin has a Master's degree in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Bachelor's degree in Economic Development and Gender Studies from Hampshire College.