Patti Talbot

Global Partnerships Leader, Korean Peninsula

Region(s): Asia
Country of focus: North Korea, South Korea
Based in Toronto


Current Occupation: Global Partnerships Leader, Korean Peninsula
Organization/Institution: United Church of Canada

Patti Talbot (@pktalbot) has served as national staff of the United Church of Canada for 25 years and currently leads the United Church’s Global Partnerships team, with direct responsibility for partnerships in Northeast Asia (Korean Peninsula, Japan, China). The United Church of Canada represents a global faith-based call for dialogue to reduce tensions and renew international efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in Korea. Through the United Church, Patti currently works with partners in both North and South Korea, to promote women-led peacemaking efforts, challenge the rhetoric of fear, and seek positive ways to resolve conflict in the peninsula.