Our Team

Global Fund for Women is made up of a diverse team of dedicated individuals. With headquarters in San Francisco, our staff, board members, and advisors are based around the world.

Board of Directors

Amina Doherty

Board Co-Chair

Layli Maparyan

Board Co-Chair

Radhika Bynon

UK Board Chair

Latanya Mapp Frett

President and CEO of Global Fund for Women

Moez Virani


Maria Núñez

Secretary and Chair of Development

Caroline Barlerin

Chair, Governance Committee

Stephanie Kimou

Chair, Comms/Advocacy Committee


Latanya Mapp Frett

President and CEO of Global Fund for Women

PeiYao Chen

Senior VP, Global Operations

Pradeepa Jeeva

VP, Brand & Culture

Zahra Vieneuve

VP, Global Partnerships

Aida Akim-Escriva

Officer, Philanthropic Innovation

Sonya Alvarez

Director, Major Gifts and Sustaining Movements Co-Lead

Jackie Anderson

Director, Finance and Budgets

Doris Angel

Accounting Manager

Hewan Areaya

Sr. Program Manager, Participatory Approach

photo of Emilia
Emilia Blancarte Jaber

Global Advocacy and Accountability Lead

Lisa Block

Director, Emerging Movements & Opportunities

Noura Bou Zeid

Manager, Global Partnerships Operations

Shonda Brooks

Senior Director, Equity and Engagement

Mariana Castro

Senior Associate, Sustaining Approach

Nicole Crossley

Digital Marketing & Creative Lead

Agostina Dati

Officer, Grants Management

Siouar Douss

Program Officer, Feminist Crisis Response and Emerging Movements

Renita Edwin

Senior Manager, Global Partnerships

Irena Ehrlich

Director, Grants Management

Marry Ferreira

Senior Manager, Communications and Global Accountability

Christy Gretsinger

Officer, Process & Information Management

Ankit Gupta

Program Officer, Global Partnerships

Jacqueline Hardware Glin

Assistant VP, Global Partnerships

Karen Ishimaru

Director, Process & Information Management

Obed Kabanda

Senior Director Global Partnerships/Innovation and Accountability Lead

Rufaro Kangai

Director, Emerging Movements & Opportunities

Katy Kelly

Senior Officer, Finance

Mira Khawam

Director, Process & Information Management

Kris Kwan

Senior Accountant

Cesángari López Martínez

Senior Officer, Tool and Analytics

Sandra Macías del Villar

Director, Feminist Crisis Response and Sustaining Movements Co-Lead

Mayra Martinez

Associate, Brand & Culture

Camille Matson

Senior Officer for Annual Giving and Digital Marketing

Chelsea Meacham

Movement Writer and Editorial Manager

Jennifer Mulch


Sarah Murungi

Manager, Capacity Strengthening

Shannon O’Malley

The Everyday Feminist Fellow

Sofia Peters

Anti-Corruption Learning Fellow

Megi Pishtari

Officer, Particiaptory Approach

Sandra Pons

Senior Officer, Grants Management

Kavita N. Ramdas

Activist in Residence

Regina Reed

Manager, Office of the President

Renee Saedi

Director, Experiential Philanthropy

Aissata Sall

Director, Participatory Approach

Allison Sambo

Senior Director, Learning, Evaluation & Analytics

Craig Sarsony

VP, Finance

Anja Tranovich

Director, Movement Experience

Xanthe Tunley-Stainton

Grants Management Officer

Randy Trigg

Director, Information Management

Michelle Truong

Learning Lead

Krista Walton Potter

Senior Director, Communications

Sadie Washington

Global Partnership Associate

Christina Williams

Evaluation Lead

Felicia Won

Senior Officer, Human Resources

Kara Wuest

Digital Content Lead

Lesley Wynn

Senior Manager, Senior Lead Writer

UK Board Of Directors

Global Fund for Women Spokespeople

Our expert spokespeople are available to speak on topics including the power of social movements, the latest issues in global gender justice and how to transform power and privilege for a few into equity and equality for all. Please reach out if you are interested in having a Global Fund for Women speaker at an upcoming event.