New director for We Effect in Asia
DateNovember 2, 2017
Jennifer Vidmo is the new regional director for We Effect in Asia. She joins We Effect after having served as Secretary General for Clowns Without Borders in Sweden.
“Being able to lead the work of We Effect in Asia is a great honour. I look forward to working together with our partners, one step at a time, towards a world where poverty and inequality no longer exist”, says Jennifer Vidmo.
We Effect’s Asia region includes the Philippines, Cambodia, Vietnam, Burma/Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Palestine. Countries with major climate, economic and political challenges.
“It’s more important than ever to strengthen local businesses and cooperatives, and to strengthen women’s participation and offer education,” says Jennifer Vidmo.
“Jennifer Vidmo is the right person to lead We Effect’s work to change the situation of many vulnerable people in our Asian countries in the long term. She has a long and wide experience of similar tasks, and I am very pleased that she now joins us”, says Anneli Rogeman, CEO of We Effect.
Jennifer Vidmo will be based at We Effect’s regional office in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.
Jennifer succeeds Magnus Persson, who will take on a new position for Save the Children in Denmark after over ten years of work for We Effect.