Marie-Christine Barnett-Lonergan

Programme Coordinator

Marie-Christine works on a range of programmes across the Media Development team and leads Generation Africa; a programme funded by the Gates Foundation to find the next generation of change-makers on the continent. Marie-Christine joined the foundation from the British Red Cross, where she handled the project management of direct marketing and communications campaigns. Prior to this, she worked on donor funded initiatives at UNHCR in London. With a BA in Arabic from the University of Exeter, Marie-Christine is now working towards a Certificate in Terrorism studies at the University of St Andrews focusing on the impact of terrorism on refugees and migration across the MENA region. She speaks Arabic with working knowledge of French.