Physicians for Peace transforms lives by training, supporting and empowering healthcare professionals working with the world's underserved populations.
Physicians for Peace is an international non-profit organization providing critical education and training to healthcare professionals in developing regions. For the past 25 years, Physicians for Peace has developed long-term, sustainable, replicable, and evidence-based training programs, helping underserved communities build local capability and capacity. In 2014, we trained more than 3,280 therapists, doctors and nurses in 12 countries around the world and provided evaluations and care for more than 9,500 patients. Headquartered in Norfolk, Va., Physicians for Peace has field offices in the Philippines and the Dominican Republic.
Ms. Arfaa joins Physicians for Peace with a successful track record in nonprofit leadership, as well as extensive fiscal and fundraising experience and a passion for global health.
Prior to joining Physicians for Peace, Ms. Arfaa has spent more than 20 years leading teams in established and new business models. She previously served as CEO of Leadership Connection, managing the organization’s strategic growth and operations efforts. She also served as Vice President of Welch Way at the Jack Welch Management Institute, improving the business performance of client’s management teams. She currently serves on the board of ArtSpire.
Arfaa is a graduate of Smith College and The George Washington University, where she earned a Master of Arts in Political Management. Ms. Arfaa succeeds Ron Sconyers who retired from Physicians for Peace after 11 years of service.
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