Meet the Staff – Jeanne

International Adoption Consultant

Jeanne has been with CAN/GWCA since the beginning of 2014. She is an International Adoption Consultant, she listens to a family’s adoption desires and guides them on the best suited path to fulfill their adoption dreams. Jeanne grew up in Rwanda and moved to the States, where she attend college in Washington. She has a Master’s from Eastern Washington University and is currently writing a book of her memoirs.

Why do you love adoption?

I am an orphan myself. I lost both my parents during the Rwandan genocide against the Tutsis in 1994. Some of my siblings lived in an orphanage home, therefore their experience made me want to help other orphans. I feel like I am called to help families and orphans.