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June 27, 2009
A Conversation With Nancy A. Aossey
Nancy A. Aossey is President & CEO of International Medical Corps (IMC), an international non-governmental organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through medical relief, health care training, and development programs that build self-reliance. As International Medical Corps’ start-up CEO in 1986, shortly after its founding in 1984, Nancy established it as a leader in medical crisis response and recovery. Under Nancy’s nearly two-and-a-half-decade stewardship, International Medical Corps has delivered life-saving assistance to tens of millions of the world’s most vulnerable people.
She helped establish International Medical Corps’ early humanitarian activities in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Honduras, Nicaragua, Angola, Somalia, Mozambique, Cambodia, Bosnia, Thailand, Rwanda, and Kosovo. Her efforts have since transformed International Medical Corps into one of the largest humanitarian organizations, providing more than $120 million in disaster response and recovery programs annually. Today, International Medical Corps’ 3,500 staff and thousands of volunteers continue to work in the world’s most challenging places, including low-income, fragile, and post-conflict states like Darfur, Northern Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Chechnya, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Iraq, among others. Since 1984, International Medical Corps has delivered $819 million of assistance and health services to tens of millions of people in more than 50 countries Read More