Alison Sutherland

Alison Sutherland

Board Member/Education Committee Chair

Rotary Club of Cardiff Bay (Wales)

District 1150

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Alison Sutherland is the Past President of Cardiff Bay Rotary, District Rotaract Officer, District Peace Officer and DGNN.  She has a degree from Durham University in Theology and Ministry and until four years ago, spent eleven years at grassroots level in East Africa.  She founded an NGO offering counseling, testing, management and treatment, home based care, awareness and prevention seminars, feeding, micro finance, catch up school for orphans and training. She worked with other leading organizations and institutions into research around behaviors which might contribute to the spread of HIV/AIDS.  Since her return to the UK she has pioneered in Southern Wales a Peace/Citizen Program based on the lives of 13 Nobel Peace Laureates to children and young people.  It provides opportunities to gain skills in leadership, critical thinking and peace and conflict resolution. The program has been delivered to schools, colleges, university and international places of education.