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Chief Development and Communications Officer
As Africare’s chief development and communications officer, Kendra Davenport spearheads a comprehensive development program to carefully cultivate and diversify individual, corporate and foundation support, and to develop new partnerships. Davenport is also responsible for the management and strategic direction of Africare’s online and print publications, and media and public relations.
Davenport’s experience in strategic planning, fundraising, management and non-profit marketing spans 24 years. Prior to joining Africare, she was director of corporate and foundation relations at Project HOPE. Before that, she was director of development for the Population Reference Bureau At the National Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Alliance (SIDS Alliance), she served as a liaison to the organization’s national affiliates and later as the Alliance’s national director of development.Davenport holds a bachelor’s degree in English and communications from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA.
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