Kelly Van Husen

Vice President, Humanitarian Assistance

Kelly Van Husen has over 16 years of experience in the international development field, with a focus on humanitarian assistance, stabilization, and post-conflict transition programming. As Vice President, Humanitarian Assistance, she oversees Global Communities’ humanitarian programming and business development and sets the strategic direction for the Humanitarian Assistance department. Previously, Kelly served as Sr. Director, Humanitarian Business development, where she led Global Communities’ humanitarian business development efforts and played an integral role in establishing and growing the organization’s Syria portfolio.

Kelly previously worked for Blumont, managing programs in West Africa. Before that, she worked for Development Alternatives Inc, managing stabilization and transition programs in Afghanistan, and supported humanitarian response programs and business development efforts with Global Communities in Indonesia.

Kelly holds a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and Political Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a master’s degree in Human Rights from the London School of Economics and Political Science.