With 550 staff and trainers around the world, our global team is united in our belief that stronger women build stronger nations. Our team is committed to helping marginalized women achieve their goals and realize their dreams, by listening to and working directly with women to ensure our programs respond to their needs.

Global Leadership Team

Jennifer L. Windsor, Chief Executive Officer
Julianna Lindsey, Vice President, Programs
Oly Bracho, Vice President of Operations
Kassie Mcilvaine, Regional Director, Africa
Colleen Zakrewsky, Vice President, Marketing, Development & Communications
Brita Fernandez Schmidt, UK Executive Director

Country Directors

Agnes Comfort, Country Director, South Sudan
Ngozi Eze, Country Director, Nigeria
Iliriana Jaka Gashi, Country Director, Kosovo
Gertrude Mudekereza Nsami, Acting Country Director, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Seida Saric, Country Director, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mohammad Shafiq, Acting Country Director, Afghanistan
Antoinette Uwimana, Country Director, Rwanda

Global Board of Directors

Danuta Lockett, Chair of the Board
Andrea Bernstein, Co-Chair, Governance and Nominating Committee
Jewelle W. Bickford
Leigh Comas, Treasurer & Chair, Finance and Compensation Committee
Deborah David, Chair, UK Trustees
Christine Fisher, Co-Chair, Revenue and Advancement Committee
Karen Fitzsimmons, Chair, Audit Committee
Tony Gambino, Chair, Program Committee
Deborah Harmon, Co-Secretary
Marne Levine
Sharon Marcil, Co-Secretary
Barbara Perlmutter
Nancy Rubin
Rima Salah
Sheryl Sandberg
Megan Singh-Sidhu
Delaney Steele
Amy L. Towers, Member at-Large
Clemantine Wamariya
Mary Menell Zients, Co-Chair, Governance and Nominating Committee
Jan Rock Zubrow, Vice Chair and Co-Chair, Revenue and Advancement Committee

UK Board of Trustees

Deborah David, Trustee Chair
Celia Cattelain, Treasurer
Jewelle W.  Bickford
Deborah Maxwell Chande
Jonathan Da Costa
Lady Penelope Holmes
Diana Saghi Kawkabani
Lady Hannah Lowy Mitchell
Lyndsey Posner
Stephanie Wong
Michelle Yue


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