Kelley Bunkers

Kelley McCreery Bunkers has 15 years of experience working internationally in the area of child welfare. Most recently, she has worked for UNICEF in Guatemala, focusing her efforts on the “Children Without Parental Care” component which supports the development of protection programs, including family preservation, foster care and domestic adoption.  Prior to joining UNICEF in Guatemala, Ms. Bunkers worked for six years as an independent consultant in Eastern Europe and Latin America for The World Bank, UNICEF, USAID, Save the Children, private foundations, and local non-profits that specialize in participatory program development and evaluation with an emphasis on child protection. In the 1990’s, Ms. Bunkers spent six years working in Romania for Holt International Children’s Services. She later worked for UNICEF, focusing on deinstutionalization, the development of local social services for abandoned at-risk children, and the creation of community resource centers targeting the Rroma (gypsy) community.