The Donor`s Perspective
Lisa Jordan, Deputy Director, Global and Civil Society Unit, Ford Foundation (Mar 8, 2007 at the University of Texas at Austin, LBJ School of Public Affairs) Description: Lisa Jordan is Deputy Director of the Global and Civil Society Unit at the Ford Foundation. Ms. Jordan graduated cum laude in 1992 with a Master's Degree in Development Studies from the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, Netherlands. She has acted as a consultant for numerous foundations both in the fields of development and environment and has published articles in Dutch, English and Spanish on changes in the field of development, the phenomena of non-governmental organizations and on the multilateral development banks. Previous positions included directing the U.S. component of the Global Legislators Organization for a Balanced Environment (GLOBE), an environmental exchange program for parliamentarians; acting as a legislative assistant to Congressman Jim Scheuer, who served the people of the 8th district in New York; directing the multilateral development bank program of BothEnds, a non-profit in the Netherlands; and directing the Bank Information Center, a non-profit in Washington D.C. Introduction by Joshua W. Busby, LBJ School of Public Affairs.