Karak Mayik Denyok Miakol
1981 Soth Holly Street
Denver Co 80222
Career objective: Continued rural development, community studies and Human Rights Defender for vulnerable populations with an emphasis on women and children refugees
• 2012-2013 protective Fellowship for Human Rights Defenders at Risk at the center for Applied Human Rights
• 2000-2004 Juba university Khartoum, BA. Business Management and Administration
• 2005-2008 Nkumba University, Uganda, B.A Rural development and Community Studies
• 1997-1999 Diploma in Social work, Nsamizi Training Institute, Uganda.
• 2006 Certificate in Environmental Assessment and Management Training -
• 2001 IDP appreciation award certificate by IRC Sudan
• June 2004 Winner of the Van Heuven Goedhart International Award for Refugee/IDP women
• 2008 peace building award by Justice, peace and reconciliation institute Cape Town, South Africa
• 2011 human right activism award certificate by UNIMIS South Sudan
• Appreciation Gratitude from UN- Mission In Sudan Department of Human Rights.
• May 2004Advance in Health communication, community health Development Course, Lebanon-Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
• June 2005 Violence Against women workshop in Kenya Nairobi SIHA Network
• 2005 Oslo Donors conference Norway
• October - November 2003 IRC Training of Trainers in Youth Peace Building TOT TRAINER
• May 2001 IRC Basic participation in Peace Building and Conflict Resolution
• April 2001 IRC Legal awareness, November 2000 IRC Project identification workshop
• June - Sept 2000 World University Services (WUS-UK) Training of Trainers in adult education, Shendi, Khartoum, April 2000 IRC TIP management workshop.
• January 2000 IRC Staff Report Writing Workshop , IRC/Women in Development Monitoring and Evaluation Workshop, youth peace conference Malakal south Sudan IRC
• IDPS peace building and group’s formation (CBOS) WAU SOUT SUDAN.
• November - December 1999 , Azza Women Association (AWA) Gender and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) workshop
March 2003- September 2014 Diar Rehabilitation Development Association (DRDA- Women Who Grow)
•Represented DRDA and its members to other organizations, the industry, government and public agencies, the media, and the public. Served as the principal contact with the Executive Director and staff
•Developed relationships with key senior executives throughout the program community to maximize the awareness of WRDIF’s value and to maintain and increase funding opportunities
•Ensured decisions are made in a timely manner and then translated in to meaningful actions holding appropriate parties accountable for success
•Worked with the Executive Director, Officers, and committee chairs to develop agendas for meetings of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee
•Appointed all committee and task force chairs, except where otherwise stated in the Bylaws
•Reflected any serious concerns the Executive Director has in regard to the role of the Board of Directors or individual Board members
•Reflected to the Executive Director the concerns of the Board of Directors and other constituencies
•Facilitated accomplishment of the WRDIF’s strategic goals and objectives
•Presented to the Board of Directors an evaluation of the program, direction, and organizational strength of the WRDIF.
•Established annual performance objectives for the Executive Director and prepare and conduct the annual performance review of the Executive Director
Oct 2005- September 2011: Women for Women International; Sudan chapter
•Ensured services were delivered to war affected areas and supported reconstruction and development initiatives for vulnerable populations.
•Provided immediate services such as, seeds and tools distributed, health units established, clean water provided, contributed to elementary schools with adult literacy class, institutional and household latrines improved sanitation and training for ownerships and participation.
•Leadership Relationship Management: Monitoring, reviewing and evaluating transnational partnership agreements for leadership training projects in Sudan particular southern Sudan.
•Fundraising: Researching funders, writing targeted proposals and reports for US HQ office and European based private and public foundations and endowments. Responded to funders’ requests for specific information, compiling, writing and editing funding proposals and reports for leadership training. Developed strategy and materials for new online fundraising initiative.
•Strategic Management and capacity building: Developing long term organizational sustainability plans and three-year operational plans for partner organizations. Developing tools and processes for project management and tracking of field activities.
•Evaluating outcomes and impact of program activities against set goals in order to draw midterm and long term plans.
•Curriculum Development: Coordinating development of print material with editors, reviewers, translators, graphic designers and printers for
leadership/life skill training curriculum, Creating content for capacity building and political participation manuals. Supervising translators and reviewers of language and culture specific training manuals.
•Publicity and Events Management: Planning and conducting national conferences. Preparing agenda, biographies, program of events, arranging travel and accommodation logistics and publicity for events.
March 15-1999 to February 2001 International Rescues Committee (IRC),Life Skill trainer/facilitator for Internal Displace persons, Khartoum Sudan. Women In Development Program (WID).
• Worked within the Special Education department as a Life Skills Instructor, teaching women,teenagers with disabilities of all types how to accomplish ordinary daily living tasks.
• Focused on helping IDPs women gain independent living skills.
• Functioned as a member of a team of professionals for each individual participants.
• Attending meetings with Communities and other providers, drafted goals, broke goals down into individual measurable steps, and wrote plans for individuals.
• Provided instruction according to individualized plans tailored to each individual participant's particular needs.
• Tracked progress toward goal accomplishment and reported findings every three months.
• Taught skills including how to write checks and balance a checkbook, basic cooking and nutrition, social skills, applying to IRC,s program and trade, interviewing skills, and much more.
• Helped women to prepare for independent lives as adults.
May 22-1998-December 15- 1999 Adult Education Teacher-International Recuse Commute Khartoum Sudan.
Responsible for teaching adults how to read and write using lessons plans, real-life contextual learning experiences, and technology.
• Teach adults how to read and write.(Women and Men Refugees )
• Create lesson plans.
• Utilize various curriculum resources.
• Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans.
• Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served.
• Incorporate specific, measurable, behavioral objectives and timeframes.
• Utilize various instructional methods, including tactile, visual, and aural learning preferences.
• Work with students on an individual basis.
• Incorporate real-world context into classroom settings.
• Promote active classroom participation.
• Provide weekly, quarterly, or yearly reports.
• Provide students with suggestions and feedback.
• Implement continuous improvement plan.
• Assist in the recruitment of participants, including participating in community outreach programs.
• Develop incentives to keep participants in class.
• Develop professional relationships with other agencies and programs
• Utilize public library resources.
• Work with program coordinators to ensure initiatives are being met.
• Tutor students on an individual basis.
International References available upon request