Our Team

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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

Tabara Ndiaye

Chair of Programs


Latanya Mapp Frett

President and CEO of Global Fund for Women

Anil Awasti

Chief Human Resources Officer

Shonda Brooks

Chief of Staff

Lori Adelman

Vice President, Influence and Engagement

PeiYao Chen

Vice President, Impact & Effectiveness

Sangeeta Chowdhry

Interim Vice President, Programs

Aida Akim-Escriva

Program Officer, Adolescent Girls’ Rights

Jackie Anderson

Financial Reporting Manager

Doris Angel

Accounting Manager

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Emilia Blancarte Jaber

Global Advocacy and Accountability Lead

Lisa Block

Program Officer, Freedom from Violence

Noura Bou Zeid

Senior Associate for Development Data Analysis and Gift Processing

Mariana Castro

Program Associate

Nicole Crossley

Web and Creative Manager

Irena Ehrlich

Grants Operations Officer

Marry Ferreira

Communications Manager, Global Accountability

Amrita Gupta

Data and Accountability Lead—Generation Equality

Ankit Gupta

Program Officer, Sexual and Reproductive Justice and Freedom from Violence

Karen Ishimaru

Sr. Information Management Officer

Obed Kabanda

Director of Government Partnerships

Rufaro Kangai

Director of Individual Major Gifts

Mira Khawam

Director of Grants Operations

Kris Kwan

Senior Accountant

Cesángari López Martínez

Learning and Evaluation Officer

Sandra Macías del Villar

Program Director, Crises

Mayra Martinez

Administrative Assistant, Office of the President

Camille Matson

Senior Officer for Annual Giving and Digital Marketing

Chelsea Meacham

Grantwriting & Communications Officer

Megi Pishtari

Development Officer, Grants Management

Becka Ross

Director of Development Operations

Renee Saedi

Champions for Equality Program Manager

Aissata Sall

Program Director, Adolescent Girls' Rights

Allison Sambo

Director of Evaluation and Analytics

Siri Svanoe-Loggins

Manager of Programs Operations

Anja Tranovich

Sr. PR and Communications Manager

Randy Trigg

Director of Information Management

Michelle Truong

Learning and Evaluation Officer

Zahra Vieneuve

Director of Philanthropic Partnerships

Jenna Wallace

Program Officer, Economic and Climate Justice

Krista Walton Potter

Editorial and Communications Manager

Felicia Won

HR and Finance Officer

Kara Wuest

Social Media Specialist

Lesley Wynn

Development Officer, Grants Management

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.