Vital Voices Global Partnership
Director, Africa/Economic Empowerment & Entrepreneurship
January 2014 — Present
Leads Vital Voices Africa region in developing and implementing political participation, economic development, and human rights programs serving women leaders and women-led organizations throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Currently leading VV|GROW Africa and the Vital Voices Africa Businesswomen’s Network (ABWN), multi-year entrepreneurship development programs providing leadership and entrepreneurship training, technical assistance, and grants to businesswomen’s associations and entrepreneurs at SME level. Other portfolio programs include SPARC—Strengthening Public Advocacy for Regional Competitiveness, a regional advocacy capacity-building program in partnership with businesswomen’s associations in Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, and Nigeria.