Judithe Registre is a seasoned international development expert with a solid track record in international economic development, human rights, gender equality, and women's empowerment. Registre is a people-centered, can-do visionary who takes on new challenges with enthusiasm and energy. She has more than 10 years of substantive field experience living and working in conflict, post-conflict, and developing countries, including Rwanda, Sudan, South Africa, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where she established the Women for Women International (WfWI) DRC office. This dynamic program of rights awareness and economic development has helped thousands of women overcome the atrocities of rape and trauma. She has successfully developed the broader organizational profile of WfWI and raised the organization's revenue through facilitating the groundbreaking coverage of the DRC situation in the Oprah Magazine and the Oprah Show.
In 2008, she served as the drector of policy and outreach for Women for Women International-UK (WfWI-UK) in London, where she expanded WfWI's reach in the UK and in the regions of greater Europe. Before joining WfWI in 2004 as director of development and outreach, Registre worked in various capacities for the International Foundation for Election Systems and Africare.
Registre has an MA degree in philosophy and social policy from American University, and a Master's Certificate in advanced social research from Afrikaans University in South Africa. She is a Fellow Alumnus of the prestigious Salzburg Seminar, a forum for the discussion of international problems and their potential solutions.