With 400 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.

Executive Leadership

Laurie Adams, Chief Executive Officer
Oly Bracho, Vice President, Finance & IT
Kathleen Campbell, Vice President, Programs
Cynthia Currence, Vice President, Marketing, Development, Communications
Michael Stambaugh, Vice President, Human Resources & Support
Jenny Mauk, Chief of Staff

Country Directors

Onyishi Bukola Adeola, Country Director, Nigeria
Abdoulaye Toure, Country Director, the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Antoinette Uwimana, Country Director, Rwanda
Joy Rwamwenge, Executive Director, Urugo Women's Opportunity Center
For security reasons, our Afghanistan Country Director is kept confidential. To inquire about our Afghanistan office please email Kathleen Campbell.

Independent Affiliates

Seida Saric, Director, Žene za Žene International Association Sarajevo
Iliriana Jaka Gashi, Country Director, Kosovo Women for Women

Global Board of Directors

Jan Rock Zubrow, Chair of the Board | Founder and President, MedCapital, LLC
Faria Abedin | Managing Partner at Abedin Enterprises
Dale G. Berger | Philanthropist
Andi E. Bernstein | Head of Expansion and Strategic Partnerships, Urban Compass
Fran Bermanzohn | Managing Director Deputy General Counsel at Goldman Sachs
Leigh Comas, Treasurer & Chair, Finance and Compensation Committee
Ann Marie Etergino | Managing Director - Financial Advisor at RBC Wealth Management
Christine Fisher | Philanthropist
Karen Fitzsimmons, Chair, Audit Committee | Partner, BDO Seidman, LLP
Tony Gambino, Chair, Program Committee | International Development and Foreign Policy Consultant
Debbie L. Harmon, Co-Secretary & Co-Chair, Governance Committee | Co-Founder and CEO, Artemis Real Estate Partners, LLC
Marne Levine | Chief Operations Officer, Instagram
Danuta E. Lockett | Post Conflict Transition Policy Advisor
Sharon Marcil, Co-Chair, Governance Committee | Senior Partner and Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group
Barbara Perlmutter | Philanthropist
Pamela Reeves | Senior Advisor on Gender Strategy, Office of Melinda Gates
Rima Salah | Member, Secretary-General High-Level Panel on Peace Operations | Former Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF
Sheryl Sandberg | Chief Operating Officer, Facebook
Lynn Shanahan | Founder, C2Group
Megan Singh-Sidhu | Manager of Philanthropic Initiatives, Heshima Kenya
Delaney Steele, Co-Secretary | Senior Vice President of Strategy and Marketing, Ross Stores
Martin Thomas, Chair, UK Trustees | Chairman of BACIT (UK) Limited
Amy L. Towers, Chair, Revenue and Advancement Committee | Trustee and Executive Director, Nduna Foundation
Mary Menell Zients, Chair Emeritus & Chair, Governance Committee | Founding Member, Urban Alliance Foundation

UK Board of Trustees

Martin Thomas, Chair of Trustees
Michelle Yue, Vice Chair of Trustees
Erik Berglof
Lady Alison Deighton
Alex Duncan
Tony Gambino
Emma Grede
Lady Penelope Holmes
Paula Laird
Lyndsey Posner
Amy Towers
Stephanie Wong
Hikari Yokoyama


Zainab Salbi


Philomena Kwao
Dawn-Lyen Gardner
Alison Pill
Marianne Williamson