Ali appointed as new CEO for Save the Children Fiji

Save the Children Fiji is pleased to announce it's new Chief Executive Officer is Shairana Ali. Picture: SUPPLIED

SHAIRANA Ali has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Save the Children Fiji.

Acoording to a statement by the Save the Children Fiji, Ms Ali assumes the role from August 14 and looks forward to championing the organization.

“Ms Ali succeeds Ms Iris Low-McKenzie, who will undertake independent consultancy work,” the statement said.

“Ms Ali intends to build upon the solid foundations left by Ms Low-McKenzie, and to continue to strengthen Save the Children’s capacity as the leading child rights organisation in Fiji — dedicated to driving constructive change for children across the region.”

“I feel very privileged to take on the position of CEO for Save the Children Fiji and it is an honour for me to continue serving in a lead role in an organisation with such an important mandate of child rights,” she said.

“I believe I have come in at the right time, as Save the Children International celebrates its centenary this year and Save the Children Fiji continues to evolve and deliver, to ensure that children’s lives in Fiji are positively transformed. Save the Children Fiji ensures that children’s voices are heard and it continues to build partnerships, share knowledge, influence, reach out to families and communities and build capacity to ensure children’s rights are met.”

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