Mandy Yamanis

Child Protection Specialist at World Vision International
Mandy Yamanis, has worked for World Vision International for the past 9 years as a Child Protection Specialist, with knowledge of child development, child protection and international development programming in the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Mandy conceived and developed the idea for an innovative project called 'Keeping Children Safe Online', which was rolled out to 6 countries in the region as well as Latin America and Africa. This project aims to maximise the online opportunities for vulnerable children, youth and adults, whilst minimising the risk of harm associated with internet use. Mandy also provides technical support for child protection in emergencies programming, seeking to decrease the vulnerability of children and increase their wellbeing in conflict settings.