GLAPD welcomes Jessica McGowan as Director of programs

Jessica McGowan, Director of Programs

Jessica McGowan, Director of Programs

GLAPD is happy to announce that Jessica McGowan has joined GLAPD as Director of Programs. Jessica is Australian born and she has a Master degree in Public Health from the University of Sydney.

Jessica is a Research Associate in the School of Social Sciences at the University of New South Wales and a Registered Nurse. Previously  she worked  as a health worker in Kenya and she currently works part-time at a private health clinic in Sydney. She is a member of the Australian Board for Hope for Orphans and Vulnerable Children, a Ugandan-based NGO. Jessica is interested in working with refugee communities and has a strong interests in health and development issues, both globally and in Australia.

Jessica will be working in the GLAPD office in Silverwater every Monday from 10.00 am. – 4.00 pm. You can reach Jessica by email on

Jessica’s experience will be very valuable in her new role as Director of Programs. We welcome her to GLAPD and wish her much success in her role!