Because When Women Thrive, the Whole World Thrives.


The faces behind Women Thrive Worldwide.

Patricia T. Morris, Ph.D.


Patricia T. Morris is an internationally known leader in women’s empowerment and development, and a gender-mainstreaming expert with a career spanning more than 20 years. Her work has taken her to Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America.

Emily Bove

Director, Alliance for Women's Solutions

Emily joined Women Thrive as the Director of the Alliance for Women's Solutions after more than seven years working with communities and grassroots organizations in Indonesia, Cameroon, and the Caribbean.

Dita Dobranja


Dita Dobranja's internship at Women Thrive focuses on women’s economic opportunities. She is a Transformational Leadership Scholar from Kosovo, pursuing her master’s in International Economics at the American University in Washington, D.C.

Jillian Holzer

Director, Communications & Change Champions Program
Jillian Holzer ensures an integrated approach to Women Thrive's communications, helping to grow the organization's profile among key audiences.

Huda Ibrahim

YALI Fellow

Huda joined Women Thrive in the summer of 2015 as part of her YALI fellowship in the United States, where she was selected as one of 500 young leaders from sub-Saharan Arica to participate in the Mandela Washington Fellowship Program.

Natt Jaleiba

Research Fellow

Natt joined Women Thrive Worldwide in June 2015 as a practicum intern from the School of International Training (SIT) Graduate Institution, Vermont, where he is currently a candidate pursuing a master's degree in Sustainable Development with major tracks in Policy Advocacy and Monitoring and Eval

Noel Schroeder

Deputy Director, Advocacy & Capacity Building

Noel Schroeder develops and implements Women Thrive’s advocacy and capacity building initiatives for Alliance members.