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Renee Black

Renee Black
Board Member & Chief Geek

Renee is the founder and Executive Director of PeaceGeeks, which launched in October 2011. Renee's previous experience include over eight years as a Business Analyst and Project Manager, focusing mainly on software development and database marketing solutions, including with xWave and Intrawest. In 2009, Renee completed a Masters of International Affairs, and worked on the Women, Peace & Security framework with the United Nations and with the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders. Her experience with these organizations played a pivotal role in the inspiration to launch PeaceGeeks. Renee has also worked on development projects in the South Pacific nation of Vanuatu with CUSO and in South Africa with Habitat for Humanity. Renee holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from Dalhousie University and a Masters of International Affairs (Hons) from the University of Ottawa. She is a Fellow of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations. 

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