Lynn Stratford is Senior Vice President of Program and Community Engagement at the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.
She oversees the U.S. Fund's work with U.S. based NGOs (non-governmental organizations), educators, school children, campus groups, and other volunteers.
Lynn is also responsible for helping ensure program coherence between UNICEF and the U.S. Fund staff in areas related to child survival and development. These include health care, nutrition, clean water and sanitation, education and protection.
Previously, Lynn served as Chief of Staff at the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, where she was responsible for working with the Board of Directors and staff across the organization, managing the organization's strategic planning process, the Management Council and the U.S. Fund's Annual Meeting.
Lynn has been with the UNICEF family since 1991. From 2002 until 2007, she helped create and manage UNICEF's Global Campaign on Children and AIDS. She has worked with UNICEF in New York and various country offices. Her positions at the U.S. Fund have included Director of Marketing and Development, Special Assistant to the President and Assistant Director of Communications.
Lynn is a graduate of the Catholic University of America with a degree in International Relations.