Board of Directors

Brent Blackwelder (US)
Secretary; President Emeritus, Friends of the Earth

Emily Sikazwe (Zambia)
Founder, Women for Change; Commissioner, Electoral Commission of Zambia

Kimberly Otis (US)
Chair; Consultant, Philanthropy & Social Change; Former Director of Advancement, Women for Afghan Women; Former Director, Caring Economy Campaign, Women & Philanthropy, and Former Director, the Sister Fund

Annabel S. Perreras (Philippines)
Policy Coordinator, NGO Forum on ADB; Former Emerging Global Leaders Initiative Atlas Corps Fellow

Zo Randriamaro (Madagascar)
Ecofeminist Development Alternatives Coordinator, WoMin; Former Regional Programme Advisor on Feminised Poverty in Africa – United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) Africa Section; Former Programme Manager, Gender and Economic Reforms in Africa (GERA), TWN-Africa

Elaine Zuckerman (Canada)
Founder and President; Former Project Manager and Economist, World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank

Board Members Emeritae

Barbara Bramble (US)
Vice President, International Conservation and Corporate Strategies, National Wildlife Federation

Wu Qing (China)
Board Member Emerita; Women’s World Summit Foundation Board Member; Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship Fellow; Ramon Magsaysay Public Service Awardee Service Awardee

Irene Tinker (US)
Board Member Emerita; Founder of the Equity Policy Center and the International Center for Research on Women

Advisory Council

Muadi Mukenge (US)
Chief, Development and External Relations, Ipas; Former Sub-Saharan Africa Director, Global Fund for Women

Diane Elson (UK)
Chair, UK Women’s Budget Group; Professor Emerita, Gender and Development, University of Essex

Sushmita Ghosh (India)
Former President, Leadership Team Member and Changemakers Founder, Ashoka

Dan Guttman (US)
Founding Lawyer, Gender Action; Professor, Fudan and Tianjin Universities

Joanna Kerr (Canada)
Executive Director, Greenpeace Canada; Former Chief Executive, ActionAid International and the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID)

Nicky McIntyre (Scotland)
CEO, Foundation for a Just Society; Former Executive Director, Mama Cash; Former Vice President, Global Fund for Women

Honorable Angelina Muganza (Rwanda)
Eexecutive Secretary, Public Service Commission; Minister, Ministries of Skill Development, Vocational Training and Labour, and Ministry of Gender

Bruce Rich (US)
Former Director of the International Program, Environmental Defense; Winner of the UN Global 500 Award for Environmental Advocacy on the IFIs


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