Board of Directors
Meet the governing body that makes sure Women Thrive Worldwide reaches our potential.
Elise is the Co-Founder and Founding Chair of the Women Thrive Alliance, which educates and influences policy makers on issues of international aid and trade with a gender perspective.
Joe Keefe is President and Chief Executive Officer of Pax World Management LLC, and of Pax World Funds. Under Joe’s leadership, Pax World has become one of the leading innovators and asset managers in the rapidly-growing field of Sustainable Investing – the full integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment analysis and decision making.
Sarah Alexander is a Managing Director with The Abraaj Group, a leading private equity investor operating in the growth markets of Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia, Turkey and Central Asia. Ms.
Ann Marie Duffy is a partner in Mayer Brown's Intellectual Property practice. She is experienced in various types of litigation, including patent and trademark infringement, theft of trade secrets, and breach of contract.
Susan Markham is a passionate advocate for gender equality and female empowerment speaking often about the essential role of women in politics and development.
Professor Eugenia (Jenny) McGill is a Lecturer in Discipline of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs where she directs the Workshop in Development Practices, teaches the fall semester course on Methods for Development Practice, and co-teaches the spring semester course on Gender, Politics and Development.
Ardyth Neill is President of Heifer Foundation, an international philanthropic foundation established forthe primary purpose of building an endowment to generate ongoing support for the work of Heifer International; educating the public on planned charitable giving; and to serve as fiduciary for
Sandhya Subbarao is a mother of two teenage girls and lives with her family in Westchester County, New York. She has worked as an accountant in London, UK, for the World Bank in D.C., and as an Executive Compensation Consultant in New York.