Board of Directors

Brent Blackwelder (US)
Secretary; President Emeritus, Friends of the Earth

Barbara Bramble (US)
Senior Program Advisor for International Affairs, National Wildlife Federation

Douglas Hellinger (US) Treasurer
Co-Founder and Executive Director, The Development Group for Alternative Policies

Wu Qing (China)
Women’s World Summit Foundation Board Member; Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship Fellow; Ramon Magsaysay Public Service Awardee Service Awardee

Emily Sikazwe (Zambia)
Founder, Women for Change; Commissioner, Electoral Commission of Zambia

Irene Tinker (US)
Board Member Emerita; Founder of the Equity Policy Center and the International Center for Research on Women

Kimberly Otis (US)
Chair; Consultant, Philanthropy and Social Change; Former Director, Caring Economy Campaign, Women & Philanthropy, and the Sister Fund.

Annabel S. Perreras (Philippines)
Project Fellow, International Accountability Project; Former Policy Officer, NGO Forum on ADB

Elaine Zuckerman (Canada)
Founder and President; Former Project Manager and Economist, World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank

Advisory Council

Muadi Mukenge (US)
Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, Global Fund for Women

Diane Elson (UK)
Professor on Gender and Development, University of Essex

Sushmita Ghosh (India)
Former President and Leadership Team Member, Ashoka: Innovators for the Public

Dan Guttman (US)
Professor, New York, Peking and Tsinghua Universities

Joanna Kerr (Canada)
International Chief Executive, ActionAid; Former Director of Policy and Outreach, Oxfam Canada; Former Executive Director, the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID)

Nicky McIntyre (Scotland)
Executive Director, Mama Cash

Honorable Angelina Muganza (Rwanda)
Eexecutive Secretary, Public Service Commission; Former Minister, Ministry of Skill Development, Vocational Training and Labour and Ministry of Gender and
Promotion of Women in Development

Bruce Rich (US)
Founder and Director of the International Program, Environmental Defense; Winner of the UN Global 500 Award for Environmental Advocacy on the IFIs


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