Current Facilitating Team

The WMG is facilitated by a team of Organizing Partners at the global and regional levels and is supported by a small secretariat.

Nozipho Wright is the WMG Anglophone Africa Regional Organizing Partner and the policy advisor for ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy. ENERGIA is an informal network that works towards promoting policies and actions to recognize, validate and support women’s roles in sustainable energy development. ENERGIA strives to economically empower women by engaging them in energy supply chains and in using energy to increase productive activities and has aligned this vision with current global energy developments.

Shaima Aly is the WMG Arab States Organizing Partner and the CEO of Kenana Association for Sustainable Development and Women Empowerment. a community development organization that provides educational, training, literacy programs, health services, and environment awareness seminars.

Mabel Bianco is the WMG Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Organizing Partner and President of the Foundation for Studies and Research on Women (FEIM). FEIM its an NGO created by a group of feminist professional women in Argentina 30 years ago to work to improve women’s rights and work for gender equality nationally, regionally and globally.

Hanna Gunnarsson is the WMG Europe and Central Asia Organizing Partner and the Gender Expert, working on Policy & Communications at Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF), an international ecofeminist network of over 150 women’s and civil society organizations implementing projects in 50 countries and advocating globally to shape a just and sustainable world.

Cécile Ndjebet is the WMG Francophone Africa Regional Organizing Partner and the Founder and President of  African Women’s Network for Community Management of Forests (REFACOF), founded in 2009 by a group of African Women Rights advocates. REFACOF mission is to promote women’s rights in Africa and advocate to shape policies and practices for gender equity in relation to land and forest tenure.

Misun Woo is the WMG Asia Regional Organizing Partner and the Regional Coordinator for the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law & Development (APWLD), a network of 220 feminist member organizations and women committed to promote women’s human rights and use the law as an instrument of social transformation.

Abigail Ruane is a WMG Global Organizing Partner and the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Program Director for the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), the longest-standing women’s peace organisation, advancing feminist peace for equality, justice, and demilitarized security.

 

Emilia Reyes is a WMG Global Organizing Partner and the Program Director of Policies and Budgets for Equality and Sustainable Development at Equidad de Género: Ciudadanía, Trabajo y Familia, a feminist organization that promotes gender equality through law and policies and strengthens women’s leadership in political and social arenas.

As the WMG Post-2015 Program Associate, Lean Deleon supports coordination and logistics for the global network. Lean is a Philippine born, Bay-area raised, organizer committed to social movements. Lean loves community building, poetry, and queer feminist socialist decolonial praxis; and is committed to the national democracy in the Philippines and liberations of all people.

Andreia Rosenir da Silva is a WMG member and assistant coordinator. A feminist researcher that promotes education on the empowerment of women and women human rights advocacy.

Get in touch with the Organising Partners (OPs):  contact@womenmajorgroup.org