Barbara Ammirati

Barbara Ammirati started her humanitarian career with Save the Children in 2005 as part of the first domestic emergency response following Hurricane Katrina on the US Gulf Coast. She has since gained extensive international experience managing child rights and protection program development, implementation and evaluation - with hands on field experience including three years in Afghanistan, program oversight in Kenya, Liberia, and the Philippines.

Most recently, Ammirati led response and recovery programs across five Save the Children disaster programs including Puerto Rico, North Carolina, and Florida in 2017 and 2018 and is currently serving as Team Lead for Save the Children’s Border Response. She holds an MA in Human Rights from Columbia University.

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