Elizabeth Hume and Leslie Mitchell

Elizabeth Hume, JD, MA, is the Vice President of the Alliance for Peacebuilding, which represents over 120 of the top conflict prevention and peacebuilding organizations working in 153 countries. She is an expert in conflict analysis, policy, and programming. Leslie Mitchell is an international development professional who spent over 18 years working in Ethiopia as a Country Director for a non-profit development agency from 1996 to 2014. Focus areas included democracy and governance, conflict management, education, health, OVC, among others. She then served in Kenya and Somalia. She has twin boys who are half Ethiopian.