Marlene Mathurin is the Chief Catalyst with twenty four years experience working in humanitarian assistance focusing primarily on improving the quality of life of children and families in special difficulties. Great expertise in all aspects of field development including social mobilization, coordination of international & national collaborative efforts, preparation of work plans and monitoring, evaluation and training.
Marlene has spent her entire career in the nonprofit sector and has a passion for social development. She is currently working with groups focused on teen pregnancy (La grossesse chez les adolescents) and community development.
Starting in July of 1994 as the Founder of Fondation pour la Survie de l’Enfant Haitien(FSEH) a nonprofit apolitical organization, works as grass-root resource with the title of General Director under the Cooperative Council of Haiti (CCH) formed by the US-Support Group-Haiti, and as the liaison between donors and recipients for J5 US Humanitarian Assistance and Civic Action services. While working with the US-Support Group, she played a major role in the development and implementing of the USAID-Haiti’s At-Risk Youth Programs “Appui Aux Reinforcements des Communautés” [ARC], in rehabilitation, construction of schools, orphanages, wells digging, small revenues projects and more. From 1998 to 2002, as Executive Director of Chambre de l’Enfance Nécessiteuse Haitienne” (CENH) to support a coalition of institutions working with orphaned and vulnerable children affected by HIV. Programmed includes: capacity and independence in technical management of projects, develop project management and execution skills, strengthened of institutional leadership in strategic planning, fielded team strength in evaluating request, developed a management manual and staff training and promoted organization growth in advocacy.