Former Facilitating Team, January 2017 – December 2019

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

Priscilla Achakpa is the WMG Africa Organizing Partner and the Executive Director of Women Environmental Programme (WEP) Nigeria, an NGO founded by a group of grassroots women in Nigeria that addresses the gender injustices on issues relating to environment, economic and social rights of women, children and youths in the society.

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

wedo-logoEleanor Blomstrom is a WMG Global Organizing Partner and the Program Director/ Head of Office of the Women’s Environment and Development Organization, a global women’s advocacy organization working for a just world that promotes and protects human rights, gender equality and the integrity of the environment.

Sascha Gabizon is the WMG Europe and Central Asia Organizing Partner and the Executive Director of Women Engage for a Common Future (WECF), an international 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.

Rachel Jacobson is a WMG Global Organizing Partner and the Program Officer for International Policy at the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC), which advances the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and young people in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Misun Woo is the WMG Asia 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 law as an instrument of social transformation.

Noelene Nabulivou is the WMG Pacific Small Island States Organizing Partner and the Political Adviser to Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) for Equality, a Fiji feminist collective and network of lesbians,bisexual women, trans men, transmasculine people and gender non-conforming women and people, working to affirm and protect universal human rights, and working with others on social, economic and ecological justice – building and sharing knowledge, experience and skills in local, national, regional, economic south and global spaces.

Emilia Reyes is the WMG Latin America and Caribbean 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.

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.

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.

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.