Board & Staff

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Equality Now Board Meeting 2015

STAFF

Global
Yasmeen Hassan – Global Executive Director
Allison Burden – Director of Programs
Ajay Saini – Director of Finance and Administration
Sara Stuart – Director of Development and Communications
Karen Asare – Communications Manager
Brianna Collins – Content and Creative Services Strategist
Suzanne Lee – Institutional Giving Manager
Alessandra Perotti – Digital Marketing Associate
Glenda Silva – Development and Communications Associate
Helen Stewart – Events and Individual Giving Manager
Jennifer Wells-Qu – Executive Assistant
Brendan Wynne – Media Relations Manager

Americas
Shelby Quast – Director, Americas Office
Antonia Kirkland – Program Manager (Discrimination in Law)
Melina Lito – Program Officer (Trafficking)
Cossette Rivera – Bookkeeper/Office Manager
Christa Stewart – Program Manager (Sexual Violence/AGLDF)
Tanya Sukhija – Program Officer (AGLDF/FGM)

Africa
Faiza Jama Mohamed – Director, Africa Office
Mary Ciugu – Office Manager
Judy Kosgei – Communications Officer
Kavinya Makau – Project Manager (SOAWR Coalition Campaign)
Jean-Paul Murunga – Program Officer (Anti-Harmful Practices)
Flavia Mwangovya – Program Officer (SOAWR/Discrimination in Law)
Naitore Nyamu – Program Officer (Sexual Violence/AGLDF)
Belice Odamna – Program Officer (Trafficking)
Nyambura Thanji – Finance Manager
Grace Uwizeye – Program Officer (FGM)
Mary Wandia – Program Manager (FGM)

Europe
Jacqui Hunt – Director, Europe Office
Claire Dupuy – Office Manager
Andrea Matolcsi – Program Officer (Trafficking)
Anber Raz – Program Officer (Sexual Violence)

Consultants
Suad Abu-Dayyeh – Middle East/ North Africa Consultant (Jordan)
Toniya Katsarov  – Database Consultant
Soulemayne Sagna - Francophone West Africa Consultant (Senegal)

Efua Dorkenoo, In Memoriam

     

BOARDS

Jessica Neuwirth, Honorary President (USA)

Board of Directors
Helen Zia, Chair (USA)
Sidiga Abdelrahim Washi, Vice Chair (Sudan)
Kristen Holden, Treasurer (USA)
Genoveva Tisheva, Secretary (Bulgaria)
Susan Hassan (USA)
Irũngũ Houghton (Kenya)
Hanny Megally (Egypt)
Charlotte Örnemark (Sweden)
Heisoo Shin (South Korea)
Susan Smalley, PhD (USA)
Gloria Steinem (USA)
Michael Stopford (UK/USA)
Yasmeen Hassan, ex officio
 

UK Trustees
Helen Zia, Chair (USA)
Sidiga Abdelrahim Washi, Vice Chair (Sudan)
Kristen Holden, Treasurer (USA)
Genoveva Tisheva, Secretary (Bulgaria)
Susan Hassan (USA)
Irungu Houghton (Kenya)
Tracy Lovatt (UK)
Charlotte Örnemark (Sweden)
Hanny Megally (Egypt)
Heisoo Shin (South Korea)
Susan Smalley, PhD (USA)
Gloria Steinem (USA)
Michael Stopford (UK/USA)

Advisory Board
Deborah Taylor Ashford
Elizabeth Odio Benito
Helen Bernstein
Sarah Brokaw
Winnie Byanyima
Edwidge Danticat
Diane Feeney
Amanda Fox
Lela Goren
Nabila Hamza
Rana Husseini
Elisa Jagerson
Chandra Jessee
Sarah Jones
Christine Lahti
Ann MacDougall
Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge
Rachel Moran
Robin Morgan
Alanis Morissette
Irene Kubota Neves
Lynn Nottage
Sapana Pradhan-Malla
Paula Reiser
Ellen Rosenthal
Jessica Rothenberg-Aalami
Joan Ruddock
Bonnie Schaefer
Marla Schaefer
Diala Shamas
Ariela Shani
Lily Sobhani
Elisa Steele
Erin Stein
Lisa Stone
Meryl Streep
Rose Styron
Joss Whedon
Timothy Wilkins
Liz Young

Adolescent Girls' Legal Defense Fund Advisory Board
Judith Bruce, Chair
Lisa Alter
Laura Barnett
Dale Buscher
Elizabeth Evatt
Jane Fonda
Marianne Gimon
Ann Graham
Steve Hammond
Judge Claire L’Heureux Dubé