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.

Nancy Delahoyd

Organizational Advancement Advisor

Nancy Delahoyd leads Women Thrive’s fundraising strategy. She has nearly 20 years of development experience and has raised millions of dollars for a broad range of issues with a focus on low-income individuals and families.

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.

Devon O’Reilly

Senior Communications Manager

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

Noel Schroeder

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.

Fellows and Interns

Rachel Hoorwitz

Rachel Hoorwitz

Fellows and Interns
Capacity-Building Fellow

Rachel assists the deputy director in Women Thrive's capacity building projects, helping to develop and facilitate upcoming training courses.

Maggie Jeffries

Fellows and Interns
Membership Fellow

Maggie is a Gender Specialist and feminist. After university, she worked in DC as an advocate for survivors of domestic violence in Asian and Pacific Islander communities, and then as an advocate in Colorado for victims of Sexual Assault.

Agar Nana Mbianda

Fellows and Interns
Advocacy Fellow

For the past 13 years, Agar worked with the German Technical Corporation in Cameroon in a number of programs.

Martijn Vermeersch

Fellows and Interns
Advocacy Fellow

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