Barbara Durr

Director of Strategic Partnerships, Executive Office

Barbara joined Oxfam America in 2010, after a 15-year career with CARE. She is currently Director of Strategic Partnerships under President and CEO Abby Maxman, covering Abby’s external relationships and exploring innovative partnerships and sources of earned revenue. 

Previously, Barbara was interim director in 2016 for the Accountable Development Finance team, and before that for six years she was Deputy to the Vice President of Policy and Campaigns. She is based in Washington, DC, and a member of the OA Executive Group. During her years at CARE, she held a variety of posts including Director of Internal Communications and Director of Research and Documentation. Prior to that she was a journalist, reporting for The Financial Times of London and CBS News Radio, among others, and was an editor for National Public Radio's All Things Considered.