This project aims to improve the lives and livelihoods of populations in pastoral areas of the Sudano-Sahel and Greater Horn of Africa by ensuring that early warning systems and humanitarian action are better attuned and more responsive to the needs and realities of these communities.
Galina is responsible for day-to-day management of two interrelated projects at the Feinstein International Center. She ensures smooth implementation in accordance with the donors’ requirements and projects’ objectives, focusing on delivering timely results that will benefit the people on the ground. Coordinating closely with teams of international researchers, faculty, and key national and international stakeholders, the team aims to better understand and improve the early warning systems and humanitarian response in Sahel region of Africa.
Galina brings extensive project management experience from her previous positions with the UN system and non-profits in her native Belarus and the US. Prior to joining the Center, she implemented multiple projects in the spheres of gender-based violence prevention, migration management, and diaspora engagement working with the United Nations Population Fund, IOM – UN Migration as well as small grassroots non-profits in Cambridge, MA and Minsk, Belarus.
Galina holds a B.A. and M.A. in linguistics with honors from Minsk State Linguistic University in Belarus. She has a MALD from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, where she was an Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellow, sponsored by the US Department of State.