Area of Focus: Darfur, PTSD, South Sudan, trauma recovery
Location: California, Newport Beach
Barbara English is the Executive Director of Living Ubuntu, an organization founded on her considerable research into the effects of mass trauma on populations across the globe. As Executive Director, she works with individuals and groups on the effects of stress, trauma and compassion fatigue. Part of her work on behalf of Living Ubuntu includes her leadership of Orange County for Darfur (OCFD). Through OCFD, Barbara coordinates with a core group of volunteers to raise awareness among local residents of the suffering in Darfur; to draw the attention of her Members of Congress to this suffering and to opportunities to champion related, responsible foreign policy measures; and to empower sustainable citizen engagement within the anti-genocide movement.