Mr. David Konneh

Program Manager

Mr. Konneh is a generalist social work practitioner with Project Management skills and has (20) years + professional working experience in NGOs. He holds two undergraduate degrees(B.Ph. and BSW (Cum laude) from Don Bosco Seminary in Moshi, Tanzania and Mother Patern College of Health Sciences, Monrovia, Liberia respectively, and is currently pursuing a Masters’ degree in Political Science at the IBB School of International Studies, University of Liberia. He served as Executive Director of Don Bosco Homes, a lead child protection and youth serving agency in Liberia for 6 years(2006-2012) managing a strategic grant of US$2.2 million provided by Comic Relief-UK, CAFOD, TROCAIRE and other partners. He provided technical assistance to the Department of Social Welfare, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Liberia in the area of Alternative Care for Children including children in conflict with the law and has experience working with street children, child soldiers and other disadvantaged children and youth (in emergency + crises situations). He also served as Program Officer at the Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa from January 2013-September 3, 2014. Most recently (October 2014-April 2016), he worked with UNICEF-Liberia as Ebola Emergency Communication Consultant (Communication for Development) providing technical support to the Gbarpolu County Health Team through its Health Promotion Division.

Mr. David S. Konneh is currently serving as Program Manager of Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa, a position he has held since May 2016.

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