Tina Bolding is the director of DisasterReady.org and is responsible for the strategy, development, and outreach of DisasterReady to support the critical and demanding training needs of the global humanitarian and development community. Before joining the foundation, Bolding served as chief human resources officer at Food for the Hungry, where she was responsible for HR operations across 22 countries.
The crisis in Syria has increased the need for assistance, particularly at the local level. Providing professional development opportunities and training to humanitarians within Syria is essential for improved emergency response, writes Tina Bolding, director of DisasterReady.org, in this guest column. Read about the challenges of delivering aid in this region and the opportunities to bring various actors together.