Rebecca Tinsley founded Network for Africa to help survivors of genocide rebuild their lives.
Rebecca has a law degree from the London School of Economics. She is a former BBC politics reporter, and she stood for election to the UK parliament twice during the 1980s. She is a freelance journalist and three of her novels have been published. Together with her husband Henry, she was asked by President and Mrs Carter to start the Carter Centre UK. She is on the advisory council of Bennington College, Vermont, and Antioch University in Santa Barbara, California. She is also a trustee of the Bosnia Support Fund.