Nancee Oku Bright

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Nancee Oku Bright, "Liberian, is Chief of the Advocacy and Public Information Section, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). She served in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as Chief of the Humanitarian Affairs Section of the UN peacekeeping mission. Prior to MONUC, she headed OCHA's Africa Section in New York. Dr. Bright is also a journalist and has written for the BBC and major UK papers, as well as New York Newsday and the Miami Herald. She directed and produced the PBS Documentary, "Liberia: America's Stepchild," which examines the cause of Liberia's long-running civil war. Dr. Bright has been a Ford Foundation and MacArthur Foundation Grantee and holds a BA from Wesleyan University, MA from Georgetown, MA and PhD from Oxford University." [1]

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  1. Directors, Sirleaf Market Women's Fund, accessed August 27, 2008.