Making gender equality a reality.

Staff

The faces behind Women Thrive Worldwide.

Emily Bove

Executive Director

Emily leads the vision and growth of the Alliance. She has more than 10 years of experience working with communities and grassroots organizations in Indonesia, Cameroon, and the Caribbean.

Robert Miller

Accountant

Robert Miller has more than 20 years' experience in the non-profit community. He manages finances and accounting for the Women Thrive Alliance.

Noel Schroeder

Deputy Director

Noel leads the Alliance’s collective advocacy and capacity building. Drawing heavily on her more than six years of experience with Global South communities, she led the collective advocacy of Alliance members to secure the sustainable development goal on equitable, quality, inclusive education for all.

Working Group Co-Chairs (Elected)

Bintou Bamba

Working Group Co-Chairs (Elected)
Equitable Education

Bintou represents CASADES, Comité d’Appui et de Soutien au Développement Economique et Social en Casamance in Senegal.

William Gati

Working Group Co-Chairs (Elected)
Equitable Education

William represents JS Fund for Hope in Ghana.

Lina Kalifeh

Working Group Co-Chairs (Elected)
Gender-Based Violence

Lina represents SheFighter in Jordan.

Hamide Latifi

Working Group Co-Chairs (Elected)
Women's Economic Empowerment

Hamide represents Grate Ne Biznes in Kosovo.

Sybil Nmezi

Working Group Co-Chairs (Elected)
Gender-Based Violence

Sybil represents Generation Initiative for Women and Youth Network (GIWYN) in Nigeria.

Fikiri Nzoyisenga

Working Group Co-Chairs (Elected)
Gender-Based Violence

Fikiri represents SEMERERA, the Youth Coalition Against Gender-Based Violence in Burundi.

Linice Sanga

Working Group Co-Chairs (Elected)
Equitable Education

Linice represents the Creative Centre for Community Mobilisation (CRECCOM) in Malawi.

Ousmane Sene

Working Group Co-Chairs (Elected)
Women's Economic Empowerment

Ousmane represents AJD PASTEEF in Senegal.

Fellows and Interns

Angel Kharya

Fellows and Interns
Advocacy Fellow, India/Nepal

Hailing from India, Angel is a recent graduate of International Development from Sciences Po Paris with a specialization in African Studies and Human Rights.

Devon O’Reilly

Fellows and Interns
Communications Fellow

Devon is accomplished in the fields of communications, event planning, and institutional relations, including facets of sales, administration, and journalism.

Martijn Vermeersch

Fellows and Interns
Advocacy Fellow

Martijn Vermeersch is a Belgian lawyer, specialized in international human rights law.