Bernice Romero

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Bernice Romero is the executive director of the Norwegian Refugee Council USA.  The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organization helping people forced to flee.  The NRC protects displaced people and supports them as they build a new future.  Prior to that, she was senior director of humanitarian policy and advocacy at Save the Children U.S. Save the Children aims to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education, and economic opportunities. In times of crisis, Save the Children also mobilizes rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict, and natural disasters. Bernice was also advocacy director for Oxfam International, where she advocated for debt relief and cancellation, fair trade policies, disaster relief, and sustainable aid programs. Bernice lends her expertise in advocating for just global policies to the LAWGEF board.