Christine Marie Carlson

Christine Carlson (Gulu Disabled Persons Union): Christine received her BA from The Evergreen State College. She went on to work for Planned Parenthood in Seattle, advocating for reproductive health strategies; co-manage a project on HIV-AIDS with PATH (the Northwest Microbicides Campaign Bill) funded by the Gates Foundation; and worked as an associate producer for Bill Nye’s series “The Eyes of Nye.” Christine was pursuing a Master’s in International Public Administration at the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) at the time of her fellowship. After her fellowship, Christine wrote: “I was extremely lucky to have such a wonderful group of people to work with. They are highly social and welcomed me eagerly. They tried to put my desk in an outside office, but I insisted on being put in the main office. I often bought sodas and fruit for the whole office, took photos constantly (which they loved) and was always available to lend a hand or an ear.”



Feel good moment in Gulu!

23 Jul
This just made my day: an email from co-worker with visual impairment in Gulu:

Hell0 Christine my friemd,
i got soo much imprasses with your work in GDPU and particularlly your Advised t0 me.
i will do remember you in the rest oy my llife.

Bye

simon

Joyce and Simon with children Martin and Tracy.

Posted By Christine Marie Carlson

Posted Jul 23rd, 2010

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