Nessa Kenny

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Nessa Kenny

Nessa Kenny

Associate Program Director, Peace & Recovery

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Nessa Kenny is Associate Program Director for the Peace & Recovery Program at IPA, where she leads two initiatives for innovative research, one broadly on conflict, violence, and forced displacement, and one focused on displaced livelihoods. She also works with civil society and governments to ensure evidence informs policy and practice. Prior to joining IPA, Nessa worked with several program implementers and UN Agencies in research, program management, consulting, and fund development roles. Nessa holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University; a Master of International Security from Sciences Po; and an Honours BA in Peace, Conflict, and Justice from the University of Toronto.

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Nessa manages the Peace & Recovery Program's competitive research fund and supports the program's policy outreach, project development, communications, and fund development activities.
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Associate Program Director