Ellie Kemp

Strategic Partnerships Director, CLEAR Global

Ellie originally trained and worked as a professional translator, before moving into the humanitarian field during the Kosovo crisis in 1999. In a quarter-century of experience in humanitarian action and international development she has spent 12 years leading programs, teams and advocacy campaigns in Africa, Central Asia and the Balkans and another five advising various international aid organizations. She joined Translators without Borders (now CLEAR Global) in 2017 to lead its crisis response program and then its research, evidence and advocacy, before taking the lead on strategic partnerships in 2024.

Ellie Kemp

Digital services (and digital access to information) are an increasingly important means of helping marginalized groups in emergencies. But, as you can imagine, there are many barriers preventing equal access to online information and apps. For …

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The recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo once again confirms the critical role language and translation play in a crisis. Ellie Kemp, head of crisis response for Translators without Borders, joins us to discuss how volunteer … Read more

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