Jasmine Whitbread
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Jasmine became the first international CEO of Save the Children in April 2010, after serving as Chief Executive of Save the Children U.K. from 2005. Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children, working in 120 countries with revenues of over $ 1.4 billion.



Before joining Save the Children, Jasmine spent six years with Oxfam, first as Regional Director in West Africa, and then as International Director responsible for Oxfam's programmes worldwide. Prior to this, Jasmine was Managing Director of a Thomson Financial business, based in the United States. She has a background in international marketing in the technology sector.



Jasmine graduated from the University of Bristol in 1986 and completed the Executive Program at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University in 1997. She holds dual British/Swiss nationality and is married with two children.

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Who's Talking About the Post 2015 Agenda?

(0) Comments | Posted 25 January 2013 | (12:00)

There are two sessions on the future of the Millennium Development Goals after 2015 at Davos this year - that's the same number of sessions given to meditation and art walks. The word 'growth' features in 11 of the agenda's session headings, 'human' in 4 and 'poverty' gets no airtime...

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After US Elections, Afghanistan's Future Is at Stake

(12) Comments | Posted 8 November 2012 | (23:00)

News of a new US President always has an impact on others around the world. This week I am attending the World Economic Forum in India with leading politicians, economists, business leaders and community leaders. It is interesting to note that one particular issue has come to the fore at...

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Tackling Inequality: Giving Children a Better Future

(0) Comments | Posted 2 November 2012 | (05:00)

Save the Children has published a new report called 'Born Equal: How reducing inequality could give our children a better future', coinciding with a high-level UN panel meeting in London until 2 November to decide new approaches to eradicate global poverty and establish new post-2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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