Board Of Directors

Board Of Directors

The Global Fund for Women is governed by a board of directors that reflects the diversity of the globe and brings together a wealth of experience in philanthropy, international issues, and human rights. A majority of our board members are from countries other than the United States and have been members of either our grantee network or international advisory council.

Staff

Staff

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We have offices in San Francisco and New York. New York office staff are indicated with (NY).

Advisors

Our advisors provide due diligence, outreach, and analysis in almost every region of the world. Advisors offer us invaluable local guidance, support and insight to help guide our grantmaking and campaigning activities.

Asia Pacific

Anik Wusari Jakarta, Indonesia
Bandana Pattanaik Bangkok, Thailand
Farida Akhter Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ishita Chaudhry New Delhi, India
Linda To Hong Kong, China
Maria Angela Villalba Quezon City, Philippines
Nang Lao Liang Won Chiang Mai, Thailand
Renu Rajbhandari Kathmandu, Nepal
Ros Sopheap Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Rukhshanda Naz Peshawar, Pakistan
Sadhana Shrestha Kathmandu, Nepal
Sakena Yacoobi Kabul, Afghanistan
Sivananthi Thanenthiran Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tara Chetty Suva, Fiji
Vasantha Raghavachaari Chengalpattu, India
Yiping Cai Beijing, China
Zainah Anwar Selangor, Malaysia

Europe & Central Asia

Yevgenia Kozyreva Almaty, Kazakhstan
Sophia Kasymova Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Nurgul Djanaeva Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Tamara Hovnatanyan Yerevan, Armenia
Inna Ayrapetyan Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
Irina Alkhovka Minsk, Belarus
Gohar Shahnazaryan Yerevan, Armenia
Meliha Sendic Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Vedrana Frasto Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Marija Savovska Skopje, Macedonia
Jovana Djordjevic Belgrade, Serbia
Selbi Jumayeva Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Taida Horozovic Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Nela Pamukovic Zagreb, Croatia
Krystyna Kacpura Warsaw, Poland
Natalia Karbowska Kiev, Ukraine
Carolyn Boyd Tomasovic Omis, Croatia
Anna Nikoghosyan Yerevan, Armenia
Nadejda Dermendjieva Sofia, Bulgaria
Elmaze Gashi Prishtina, Kosova
Nana Pantsulaia Tbilisi, Georgia
Roxana Vasile Budapest, Hungary
Zoe Gudovic Belgrade, Serbia
Natia Gvianishvili Tbilisi, Georgia
Paula Petricevic Kotor, Montenegro
Elene Rusetskaia Tbilisi, Georgia
Lepa Mladjenovic Belgrade, Serbia
Enisa Eminovska Skopje, Macedonia

Latin America & the Caribbean

Adelita San Vicente Tello Ciudad de México, Mexico
Alda Facio San José, Costa Rica
Carla López Cabrera Managua, Nicaragua
Cecilia Cardenas La Paz, Bolivia
Daysi Yamileth Flores Hernández Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Deysi Cristina del Carmen Roque San Salvador, El Salvador
Elena Rey Bogotá, Colombia
Gina Vargas Lima, Perú
Laura Garcia Ciudad de México, Mexico
Lilián Abracinskas Montevideo, Uruguay
Lucy Garrido Montevideo, Uruguay
Luz Mendez Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala
Madalena Guilhon Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
María de los Ángeles Fernández Ramil Santiago, Chile
María Angela Sotelo La Paz, Bolivia
Maria José “Zeca” Rosado-Nunes São Paulo, Brazil
Mariana López Lima, Perú
Marie Nikette Lorméus Port-au-Prince, Haïti
Marta Alicia Alanis Córdoba, Argentina
Marusia Lopez Cruz Ciudad de México, Mexico
Patricia Guerrero Cartagena, Colombia
Perla Vázquez Ciudad de México, Mexico
Ruth Zurbriggen Nequén, Argentina
Sergia Galvan Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Silvia Cristina Chiquin Rodríguez Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala
Tamara Pels-Idrobo Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tania Pierre Charles Port-au-Prince, Haïti
Tarcila Rivera Zea Lima, Perú
Veronica Cruz Sánchez Guanajuato, México
Viviana Waisman Bogotá, Colombia

Middle East & North Africa

Lina Abou Habib Beirut, Lebanon
Nurcan Baysal Diyarbakir, Turkey
Samah Said Helmy Cairo, Egypt
Suzan Aref Erbil, Iraq
Azza Kamel Cairo, Egypt
Rela Mazali Herzlia, Israel
Aysun Sayin Istanbul, Turkey
Samira Bikarden Temara, Morocco
Nevin Oztop Ankara, Turkey / Switzerland
Liza Hido Baghdad, Iraq
Marwa Sharafeldin Cairo, Egypt
Khanim Latif Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
Ghadir Shafie Acre, Israel
Heidi Paredes Nazareth, Israel
Natasha Khalidi East Jerusalem, Palestine
Khalidat Hussein Beirut, Lebanon

Sub-Saharan Africa

Shamillah Wilson Cape Town, South Africa
Sylvie Ngoueme Niombo Brazzaville, Congo
Salma Maoulidi Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Fatimata Lankoande Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Honorine Honkou Lomé, Togo
Coumba Toure Kati Koko, Mali
Nana Pratt Freetown, Sierra Leone
Marpue M. Speare Monrovia, Liberia
Flore Emma Mongbo Cotonou, Benin
Esther Mwaura Nairobi, Kenya
Stephanie Mbanzendore Kirundo, Burundi
Limota Goroso Giwa Ilorin, Nigeria
Katana Gégé Bukuru Uvira, Democratic Republic of Congo
Amadou Ouedraogo Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Juliet Were Kampala, Uganda
Eleanor Nwadinobi Enugu, Nigeria
Rose Buabeng Accra, Ghana