Donya Nasser

Donya Nasser (she/her/hers) is a passionate advocate for youth empowerment, gender equality, and racial equity. For over a decade, she has worked diligently to ensure the rights of young people, women, and marginalized communities to reproductive and sexual health services and rights, leadership representation, and intentional engagement. She has accomplished this through coupling advocacy efforts…

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Theresa Preston-Werner

Theresa Preston-Werner Theresa Preston-Werner [she/her/hers] is an anthropologist, entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. She has spent the past two decades working to understand global poverty and injustice and to support efforts on the ground aimed at transforming political, economic, and social systems in order to better the lives of individuals. Theresa received her BA in Anthropology…

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Stephanie Kimou

Stephanie Kimou is the founder and lead consultant for PopWorks Africa. She is an international development professional responsible for successful communications and advocacy programs related to sexual and reproductive health and rights. With a background in youth and gender, she has extensive in-country experience in francophone Africa, particularly with building and advising advocacy strategies, infusing…

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Latanya Mapp Frett

Latanya Mapp Frett President and CEO of Global Fund for Women Latanya Mapp Frett [she/her/hers] is President and CEO of Global Fund for Women and serves on the Board of Directors for Global Fund for Women and Global Fund for Women UK. As a feminist fund, Global Fund for Women offers flexible support to a diverse…

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Moez Virani

Mo [he/him/his] has served as the COO and CFO of Northgate Capital LLC, a global venture capital and private equity firm with assets under management approximating $5 billion, since June 2011. He is responsible for all the finance and administrative functions of Northgate. He also provides close support for the investor relations and investment management…

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Richard Socher

Richard Socher Richard Socher (he/him/his) is Chief Scientist at Salesforce and an adjunct professor at the Stanford Computer Science Department. He leads the company’s research efforts and brings state of the art artificial intelligence solutions into the platform. Prior, Richard was the CEO and founder of MetaMind, a startup acquired by Salesforce in April 2016.…

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Radhika Bynon

Radhika [she/her/hers] is passionate about women leading change, with expertise on working with grassroots changemakers to develop and deliver initiatives that address local priorities. She is Director of Communities and Places at The Young Foundation, where she leads a diverse program of social innovation projects tackling inequality, including Reimagining Rent, the UK’s first accelerator for…

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Mekala Krishnan

Mekala Krishnan Mekala [she/her/hers] is a Fellow at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), the business and economics research arm of McKinsey & Company. She co-leads MGI’s research on global gender equality, and is an author of the MGI report “The Power of Parity: How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth”. Her…

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Caroline Barlerin

Caroline Barlerin Chair, Governance Committee Caroline Barlerin (she/her/hers) is an innovative thought leader with a deep passion for unlocking positive change through cross sector partnerships to create a more just and equitable world. She founded Platypus Advisors with the purpose of accelerating social impact through philanthropy, impact investing, technology and social innovation. Her experience ranges…

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Kerry Gardner AM

Kerry Gardner AM (she/her/hers) is an author and film maker living in Australia. Kerry joined the Global Fund for Women board in 2017.  Her work with women and girls dates back thirty years and is a driving force in her work in philanthropy, the arts, and human rights. Kerry was the third Australian to be…

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