Jettie Word

Executive Director
The Borneo Project

Jettie Word has worked extensively with rural communities facing threats to their livelihoods and resources around the world. As a policy analyst with the Oakland Institute, Jettie supported community-initiated land rights campaigns in Papua New Guinea and Senegal. Before that, she worked for The Gage, providing food security assessments for community organizations in crisis situations. She has also worked for the International Budget Partnership, ACCION New Mexico, and the Nature Conservancy. Jettie has a dual Masters of Public Administration in Sustainable Development and International Development from the London School of Economics and Sciences Po, and a Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University.