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Renata Affonso

Global Lead, Strategic Projects

Kamellia Angelova

Finance Manager

Marina Arditi

Intern, GRLS

Katrina Arora

Programmes Coordinator, WWS

Mercy Nicole Ayunga

Intern, Learn

Linda Bardeggia

Intern, GRLS

Michelle Barquet

Programmes Manager, GRLS

Suhani Bhushan

Snr. Programmes Manager, GRLS

Maria Bobenrieth

Executive Director

Alexandra Bozuwa

Programmes Coordinator, GRLS

Michael Brewe

Chief Operating Officer

Emilia Cebrián

Snr. Programmes Coordinator, GRLS

Mariana Chávez Sánchez

Influence Manager

Chisomo Chikuni

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Coordinator, GRLS

Imane El Maanni

Finance Coordinator

Yvonne Henry

Director, Brands

Marije Holman

Programmes Manager, GRLS

Siân Kavanagh

Communications Coordinator

Naledi Kekana

Snr. Programmes and Comms Specialist, WWS

Clementine Klijberg

Director, Win-Win Strategies

Manelle Liagre

Intern, GRLS

Joyce Ligaye

Programmes and MEL Specialist, WWS

Kitty Macklin

Snr. Learn Coordinator, GRLS

Elizabeth Maina

Programmes Specialist, Ignita

Nicole Matuska

Director, GRLS

Shannon McDonald

People and Culture Coordinator

Dorcas Mendin

Intern, Influence

Virginia Munyua

Snr. Programmes Coordinator, GRLS

Elisa Novoa

Snr. Programmes Coordinator, Ignita

Joan Nyaki

Programmes Coordinator, WWS

Elitsa Popova

Manager, Finance

Libbie Randolph

Snr. Programmes Coordinator, GRLS

Catalina Robu

Director, Finance Programmes

Paz Romero

Intern, WWS

Gloria Rosales Peña

Programmes Manager, Ignita

Uditi Saha

Snr. Programmes Specialist, GRLS

Manue Schach

Snr. Programmes Coordinator, GRLS

Kimberly Schoenmaker

Programmes Manager, WWS

Catherine Schulter

Programmes and MERL Specialist, GRLS

Marielle Schweickart

Director, Learn

Socheata Seng

Programmes Coordinator, GRLS

Meg Smith

Deputy Executive Director

Hannah Strauss

Learn Digital Coordinator

Shari Swanson-Hicks

Finance Manager, US

Nada Van Schouwenburg

Programmes Manager, WWS

Mary Ukoli

Intern, GRLS

Maryem Usmani

Intern, Learn

Cami Velasquez

Learn Coordinator

Elizabeth Warindi

Intern, WWS

Mia Weinland

Programmes Coordinator, GRLS

Kathy Ziegler

Operations Coordinator

Astrid Aafjes

Chair: UK, US, NL. Founder of Women Win

Sara K. Andrews

Secretary: US. Programme Manager & International Pro Bono Counsel at DLA Piper

Payal Dalal

Trustee for Global Impact NL Board

Nnamdi Nwosuagwu

Treasurer NL | Executive Director, Europe & Americas CEO’s Office

Vera Pauw

Trustee: NL, Former successful professional football player and coach

Dimple Sahni

NL Board Member. Managing Director Multi Asset Impact Investing at Anthos Fund & Asset Management

Patrice Thramer

US Board Member. Global Director of Community Impact, Nike

Marissa Wesely

US Board Member. Co-Founder of Win-Win Strategies