Meet the Representative
“I have dedicated a significant portion of my career to children's welfare.”
Ms. Julianna Lindsey serves as UNICEF’s Country Representative to Botswana and Representative to SADC. Ms. Lindsey, a national of the United States of America, has worked with UNICEF since 1998, including as Chief of Advocacy, Communications, Monitoring, and Analysis based in Ghana (2008-2012) and as Deputy Representative in South Africa (2005-2008). She has also worked for UNICEF in the Emergency Operations Division of Headquarters (2003-2005); in Khartoum, Sudan (1998-1999); and as part of Operation Lifeline Sudan based from Lokichokkio and Nairobi, Kenya (1999-2003).
In addition, Ms. Lindsey has served as Vice President for Programmes at Women for Women International (WfWI), based in Washington D.C., USA (2013-2015). Ms. Lindsey also worked for the International Rescue Committee in Khartoum, Sudan (1997-1998) and for the German Bundestag (1992-1994). She volunteered as a human rights observer with the Communities of Population in Resistance in Guatemala in 1995.
Ms. Lindsey holds a BA degree from Davidson College, a Masters from Georgetown University, and a Masters from the School of Advanced International Study at Johns Hopkins University. She speaks English, German, and basic Spanish.