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Amy Hutchinson

Global Director of Development

Nawmi Naz Chowdhury

Global Legal Advisor

Ramez T. Shehadi (Dubai)

Global Board

Mel Bailey

Communications Officer, North America

Nuri Weitzman

Global Operations Manager

Moska Ghause

Accounting Assistant ( Accounts Payable)

Fareeha Ali Yahya

Global Content Officer

Emma Gibson

Campaign Lead, Universal Digital Rights

Sharmila (Mona) Sinha

Global Executive Director

Francesco Gatta

Global Institutions Partnerships Manager

Dariana Gryaznova

Eurasia Legal Advisor

Stella Kimani

Global Content and Marketing Assistant

Rosalind Ndikwe

Finance and Accounting Manager - Africa

Gianna Bottone

Development Officer

Hyshyama Hamin

Campaign Manager, Global Campaign for Equality in Family Law

Munona Chinyanta – Mulyasanga

Finance & Accounting Manager, UK

Naomi Mwangi

Program Officer, Legal Equality

Rachel Brandenburger (UK and USA)

UK Board

Al-Zain S. Al-Sabah (Kuwait)

Global Board

Yasmin Waljee, OBE (UK)

Global Board

Jelena Malceva

Global HR and Administration Manager

John Gbenagnon

West Africa Consultant, End Harmful Practices

Rob Cartwright

Global Corporate Partnership Manager

Gicuku Karugu

Associate Program Officer

Mary Kimemia

Associate Program Officer

Enock Welemba

Associate Program Officer

Marion Ogeto

Associate Program Officer

Ana Elena Obando Mendoza

LAC Campaign Associate

Celestine Shikuku

Finance and Admin Assistant, Africa

Raphael Ofware

Monitoring, Evaluation, Knowledge and Information Officer, Africa

Nina Masore

Program Officer, End Sexual Violence

Paleki Ayang

MENA Gender Advisor

Caroline Lagat

Program Officer - End Harmful Practices

Sylvia Obaga

Regional Communications Manager, Africa and MENA

Adolescent Girls Legal Defense Fund Advisory Board

Adolescent Girls Legal Defense Fund Advisory Board

Equality Now Advisory Board

Equality Now Advisory Board

Jessica Neuwirth (USA)

Honorary President, Equality Now

Dr. Sidiga Abdelrahim Washi (Sudan)

In Memoriam

Efua Dorkenoo, OBE (1949-2014)

Efua Dorkenoo, OBE (1949-2014)

Yasmeen Hassan

Global Executive Director

Tsitsi Matekaire

Global Lead - End Sexual Exploitation

Taryn Kurz

Office Manager and Bookkeeper

Tara Carey

Global Head of Media

Tamar Dekanosidze

Eurasia Regional Representative

Sarah Wambui

Communication Lead, Africa

Nyambura Thanji

Global Sub-Grants and Partnership Coordinator

Niki Kandirikirira

Global Director of Programs

Mike Clulow

Monitoring Evaluation Research and Learning Expert

Mary Ciugu

Office Manager & Bookkeeper Africa Office

Mariam Khaziuri

Global Director of Finance and Administration

Kennedy Kanyali

Legal Equality Program Officer Africa Office

Katherine Payne

Global Head of Digital and Production

Jean-Paul Murunga

Program Officer End Sexual Violence

Judy Gitau

Regional Coordinator Africa

Janette Akhilgova

Russia and Central Asia Consultant

Jacqui Hunt

Global Lead, End Sexual Violence

Gabrielle Chalk

Development Officer

Faiza Jama Mohamed

Director, Africa Office

Esther Waweru

Senior Legal Advisor, Legal Equality

Emma Thompson

Director of Marketing & Communications

Edith Kalela

Institutional Giving Officer

Divya Srinivasan

Global Lead, End Harmful Practices

Dima Dabbous

Regional Representative, MENA

Claire Dupuy

Office Manager/Bookkeeper, Europe

Bryna Subherwal

Global Head of Advocacy Communications

Bárbara Jiménez-Santiago

Regional Representative, Latin America and the Caribbean

Aya Dabbous

Project Administrator, MENA

Antonia Kirkland

Global Lead - Legal Equality and Access to Justice

Gloria Steinem (USA)

Chair, Board Emeritus

Susan Smalley, PhD (USA)

Board Emeritus

Faiza Jama Mohamed (Djibouti)

ex officio Secretary, Africa Board

Niki Kandirikirira (UK)

Kenya Board

Yasmeen Hassan (USA/Pakistan)

ex officio Global Board; Secretary, Kenya Board; UK Board

Lara Stein (USA/South Africa)

Global Board; Africa Board

Omar Samra (Egypt)

Global Board

Paula Ravets (USA)

Global Board

Chadia El Meouchi (Lebanon)

Global Board

Winfred Lichuma (Kenya)

UK Board; Treasurer Kenya Board

Simone Lahorgue (Brazil)

Secretary Global Board

Dan Kelly (USA)

Treasurer, Global Board;Treasurer, UK Board

Chandra Jessee (USA)

Global Board

Jeffrey Goldstein (USA)

Global Board

Diane Feeney (USA/France)

Co-Chair Global Board; Co-Chair UK Board

Patricia Amira (Kenya)

Co-Chair, Global Board;Co-Chair UK Board; Chair Africa Board

Amanda Manyame

Digital Law and Rights Consultant

Alexandra Patsalides

Human Rights Lawyer