About The Author

Joyce Ajlouny

Joyce Ajlouny has served as the General Secretary of the American Friends Service Committee (the 1947 Nobel Peace laureate), since September of 2017. A Quaker leader who is committed to help bring peace and justice to oppressed and vulnerable communities globally, Joyce is a Palestinian American who started her career working in international development in Palestine, focusing on minority and refugee rights, gender equality, economic development, and humanitarian support. She served as the country director for Palestine and Israel with Oxfam-Great Britain, chaired the Association of International Development Agencies, and worked as a program manager at various United Nations agencies. Prior to joining AFSC, Joyce served as the director of the Ramallah Friends School in Palestine for 13 years, where she led a diverse staff to transform the school academically, physically and financially.

Books by Joyce Ajlouny