Elisa Novoa

Elisa joined Women Win in July 2023 as Senior Programmes Coordinator for the IGNITA brand. Elisa is based in Lisbon, Portugal, and was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. She has 9 years of experience in supporting progressive youth-led movements, collectives, and individual activists globally, developing solidarity networks, mobilising resources, and advocating for an enabling ecosystem for their work.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of Rosario in Colombia, a Master’s degree in International Cooperation and Development from Science Po Bordeaux in France, and is currently studying for a Postgraduate Certificate in Philanthropy from the University of Kent.
Elisa is very passionate about the evolution of philanthropy and has worked extensively testing new approaches for inclusive, transformative, and justice-seeking resource mobilisation that enhances the resilience, autonomy, and agency of social leaders across the world.