Jaz Mann, head of global programmes, DeafKidz International

With over 15 years’ experience in service design and project management in a variety of community, low resource and complex humanitarian settings, Jaz oversees the design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation of DeafKidz International’s existing and developing programmatic work globally. He is a passionate and vigorous champion for the rights, safeguarding and protection of Deaf children and young people. Jaz is profoundly Deaf, using British Sign Language (BSL) as his first language. He is the parent of an 8 year old Deaf child and a Governor of the Royal School for the Deaf, Derby. He currently leads an innovate pilot funded by Tech for Good (Comic Relief & Paul Hamlyn Foundation) to develop an early intervention digital toolkit for Deaf children at age 7-11, a first-of-its-kind,  interactive experience, empowering Deaf children to stay safe, reducing their vulnerability and risk to abuse and exploitation.

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