Young Leader Fellows Round 1

meet the first round of young leader fellows

Amrita Bisht, 28,
Naz Foundation, India

Amrita is a sport for development coach with the Naz Foundation in India. Specialized in leading life skill and netball sessions with young adolescent girls, Amrita is looking to improve her on field sport coaching skills as well as her office and project management skills. Amrita is also interested in learning strategies on how to engage boys and men for girls empowerment.

 

 

 

Vrushali Sawant, 26
Naz Foundation, India

Vrushali is a sport for development coach and facilitator with the Naz Foundation in India. Vrushali wants to improve her communication and facilitation skills, focusing on empowering adolescent girls in her community by using sport to create confident and courageous girls.

 

 

 

Pooja Rawat, 26
Naz Foundation, India

Pooja is a sport for development coach with the Naz Foundation. A skilled netball player and coach, Pooja is interested in increasing her life skill facilitation skills and learning new and innovative ways to use sport to empower girls.

 

 

 

Pallavi Gaikwad, 25
Naz Foundation, India

Pallavi is a sport for development coach with the Naz Foundation in India. A skilled netball player and coach, Pallavi is interested in increasing her life skill facilitation skills and sport for development skills, both on the field and off. 

 

 

 

Sabina Wanjiku Kang’ethe, 25
Moving the Goalposts, Kenya

Sabina is a divisional coordinator and facilitator with Moving the Goalposts in Kilifi, Kenya. Sabina began as a programme participant, and quickly was recognized as a natural leader on and off the field. She is interested in developing her facilitation and report writing skills and wants to eventually become a mentor for younger girls in her organization.

 

 

Doreen Dama Sirya, 23
Moving the Goalposts, Kenya

Doreen is the Economic Empowerment Officer with Moving the Goalposts in Kilifi, Kenya, helping girls stay in school and out of school girls participate in income generating activities. Doreen wants to strengthening her project management skills and increasing her knowledge around digital storytelling.

 

 

 

Lydia Mahenzo Kasiwa, 27
Moving the Goalposts, Kenya

Lydia is the Peer Leader Health Education Coordinator at Moving the Goalposts and manages a staff of 3 younger women. Lydia wants to learn more about being an effective supervisor and manager of people and hopes to one day be an effective mentor for junior staff. 

 

 

 

Florence Atieno, 27
Sadili Oval, Kenya

Florence is a leader and sport coach for the Girl Power Clubs at Sadili Oval, an organization based in Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Also a life skills facilitator, Florence is interested in identifying her own leadership strengths and weaknesses and creating more opportunities for adolescent girls and sports.

 

 

 

Mofu Kandondo, 22
NOWSPAR, Zambia

Mofu is a staff member of NOWSPAR, facilitating life skill sessions and advocacy and rights sessions for girls and women in the community. Mofu is interested in someone who can mentor her in the topics of gender, leadership and politics and wants to continue working in the field of women’s rights and advocacy.