2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Jeanne Bourgault

Internews Network
President/ CEO
Washington, DC
Jeanne Bourgault, USA, is the President and CEO of Internews. She leads the strategic management of the organization and its programs around the world. She joined Internews in 2001 as Vice President for Programs and has also served as Internews’ Chief Operating Officer. She has overseen Internews’ growth in areas underserved by local media, such as Afghanistan and South Sudan. Under her leadership, Internews has led the sector in focusing on the need for information amid crises, working to support local news and access to information for communities affected by disaster, including the 2005 Asian Tsunami and the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Prior to joining the Internews she has worked internationally in countries undergoing dramatic political transitions such as the former Yugoslavia, Kosovo, Serbia, and Montenegro. She served for six years with USAID including three-years with the US Embassy in Moscow.

My Moderators Sessions

Wednesday, September 21

11:30 PDT