Julieta Mendes "currently resides in the Gambia where she is the Regional Director of the SOS Kinderdorf International Regional Office for North and West Africa where she oversees the operation of all SOS Children's Villages in six countries. Dr. Mendes holds a Doctorate degree in leadership and administration, a Master's degree in educational policy, and a Bachelor's degree in sociology and economics." 
- Former Director, Open Initiative for West Africa
Resources and articles
- Board of Directors, Open Initiative for West Africa, accessed September 27, 2007.