At Halcyon, Mercy manages the daily operations, design and implementation of Halcyon domestic and international intensives ensuring that Halcyon’s Fellows have the resources that they need to thrive. Her passion is to mobilize people to transform and impact their own communities. She is a social innovator and organizer with a mission to broker partnerships to strategically address development challenges by enhancing development-focused organizational capacity in sub-Saharan Africa and mobilizing others to work towards African-led social impact in Africa.
Prior to Halcyon, Mercy worked as an international development and project management practitioner, with her field experience spanning Africa and the United States. In doing so, she leveraged her extensive experience to help build programs, policies, and processes that help organizations raise funds and improve program performance.
Mercy has a MPhil in Public Policy from Cape Town University in South Africa and a B.A. in International Development from Queen’s University in Canada.