Here at VSO, we have a team that operates across the world. As part of our Life at VSO blog series, we aim to give you an insight into what life is like working at the world’s leading international development through volunteering organisation.
As the Global Practice Area Lead for Education, Joyce Laker oversees VSO's work tackling the intersecting barriers that prevent children from accessing education and achieving their full potential. Here's her story.
Praveen Kumar Gurunath has been working with VSO for the past 18 years in various roles, and for the past five years as the Global Lead Advisor for Social Inclusion. Find out more about his experience at VSO.
Christina Kwangwari is the Lead Adviser on Gender Inclusion at VSO. Her main role is to support gender-related work, including capacity building, policy, and advocacy, and work to meet VSO's objectives.
In February 2023 Julia Lalla-Maharajh OBE was appointed Chair of the VSO International Board of Trustees. She had previously been a VSO Board Trustee and a VSO volunteer in Cambodia and Ethiopia. Read about Julia’s philosophy here.
Meet Rahim Hassanali, VSO's Volunteering Leadership Project Manager who's current role is to lead the development and global rollout of the world’s first Global Volunteering Standard on behalf of the International Forum for Volunteering for Development.
Meet Grace, VSO's Learning and Development Specialist who has worked at VSO for five years.
Gillian Claugher, Head of Public Fundraising in the UK, who has just celebrated her three year anniversary with VSO, gives you an insight into what life is like working in fundraising.
Papa Diouf, based in Cambodia, gives you an insight into what life is like as our Global Practice Area Lead for Health, providing leadership to VSO’s global health portfolio.
In this edition of Life at VSO, we're speaking to Ruchi Tripathi. Ruchi is a Global Practice Lead for Resilient Livelihoods located in the UK, after joining us in September 2020 during the pandemic.
In this edition of Life at VSO we speak to Purna Shrestha. Purna is a Lead Advisor for Education located in the UK with a journey that first started with us in 2004.
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