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Joseph Kaifala

'10 MAIR
Executive Director
Jeneba Project

Joseph Kaifala is Executive Director of the Jeneba Project. He was born in Sierra Leone and spent his early childhood in Liberia and Guinea. He later moved to Norway where he attended the Red Cross Nordic United World College before enrolling at Skidmore College, where he was an International Affairs & French Major, with a minor in Law & Society. He holds a master's degree in International Relations from the Maxwell School and currently studies International Law at Vermont Law School.

Joseph is also a Human Rights activist, a Rastafarian and a votary of ahimsa. He speaks six languages. Joseph has served as a Davis United World College fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, a Tom Lantos US Congressional fellow and an intern at the Child and Adolescent Development department of the World Health Organization in Geneva.