ALISON FIELD-JUMA

Vice President, Board of Directors

Executive Director of OARS, a watershed non-profit organization working to restore the health of the Assabet, Sudbury and Concord Rivers in MetroWest Boston. Ms. Field-Juma is Vice Chair of the Sudbury, Assabet and Concord Wild & Scenic River Stewardship Council of the National Park Service and represents OARS on other state and regional advisory boards. Prior to joining OARS, Ms. Field-Juma was Director of the Environmental Governance Program of the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), and was the founding Managing Director of Initiatives Ltd., a scholarly publishing company, both in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to that she was a researcher at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in Nairobi, where she co-authored Agroforestry in Dryland Africa and studied farmer innovations in agroforestry in Machakos, Kenya. Ms. Field-Juma holds an MSc in Natural Resource Policy and Planning from Cornell University, and a BSc in Biology from Tufts University. Ms. Field-Juma is Calestous Juma’s widow

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