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Stacey Sawchuk

Head of Humanitarian Affairs- Action Against Hunger Canada

Stacey Sawchuk is the Head of Humanitarian Affairs at Action Against Hunger Canada, taking action against the causes and effects of hunger including Gender-Based Violence in conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity environments. Stacey is the current co-chair of the Humanitarian Response Network of Canada, with the view to strengthen the quality and efficiency of humanitarian action by creating a conversation around key humanitarian policy issues and practices. Stacey has worked in the Asia-Pacific region for the last 10 years with national and international non-government organizations and the UNDP managing programs on women-led Disaster Risk Reduction, Women’s Resilience and Community-based Climate Change Adaptation. She facilitated the establishment of the Pacific ‘Shifting the Power Coalition’ to support women to lead emergency response and take power back into their own hands – ensuring disaster response addresses women’s needs. She has a B.A. from McGill University and Master of International Development and Environmental Analysis from Monash University, Australia.