Henrietta Bledman has almost 30 years of international and national leadership experience, including more than 20 years in the United Nations system. She is particularly talented at providing strategic management and coordination of intergovernmental meetings and conferences, through her work at the United Nations where she currently serves as the Executive Board Officer at the United Nations Development Programme.
A cancer survivor, Henrietta has a passion for educating and inspiring people to live healthier lifestyles in mind, body and spirit, and is dedicated to promoting health and wellness, particularly among women. She is a practising Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and has co-founded HIPP About Health, an international non-profit organization, which seeks to educate, inspire and motivate individuals to make healthier lifestyle choices.
Henrietta reading for a Masters degree in Public Administration from Roehampton University in the UK, where she is currently examining the factors that support or impede the implementation of policies that address violence against women and girls. She also holds an Associate degree in Business Communications from Cambridge University in the UK and a Masters certification in Human Resource Management from Villanova University in the USA.
Henrietta is married and the proud mother of three young-adult children.