Alden Jacobs is the co-founder and Director of Program Development at Visual Voices. Having recognized the immense value of peace education, he prioritized the integration of peacebuilding theories and concepts into the core organizational methodology. This has supported his interest in creating space for artists to strengthen their own socially engaged practice that focuses on positive social change.

Alden has a MSSc in Peace and Conflict Research from Uppsala University Department of Peace and Conflict Research in Sweden, where he was a Rotary Peace Fellow. He received a BA in International Studies from the University of Oregon, USA.  His professional experience has focused on project management for international community development initiatives in Honduras, Mozambique and Cyprus. He is passionate about community development, community involvement, peacebuilding and youth. His goal is to help communities promote peace advocacy at a local and international level.  ︎    ︎     ︎   ︎