Chatham University

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

Christine Ward

Christine "Tine" WardChristine is the founder of the Darfur Project, linking the financial community with effective and direct approach to providing essential emergency relief to those caught in the complex humanitarian crisis of Darfur. To date they have provided over $17 million dollars in medical relief to the area. Christine’s particular interest is in eliminating barriers on individual and organizational levels, creating partnerships and maximizing investments with direct, hands-on approach. Recent focus has been on local, low-investment high-impact projects in Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Chad, Sudan, and Haiti. These include water and sanitation programs, public health facilities, shelter and housing, education, and emergency relief. Christine is a British citizen and mother of four children.