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.

Alliance Working Group Co-Chairs (Elected)

Bintou Bamba

Alliance 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

Alliance Working Group Co-Chairs (Elected)
Equitable Education

William represents JS Fund for Hope in Ghana.

Lina Kalifeh

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

Lina represents SheFighter in Jordan.

Hamide Latifi

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

Hamide represents Grate Ne Biznes in Kosovo.

Sybil Nmezi

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

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

Fikiri Nzoyisenga

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

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

Linice Sanga

Alliance Working Group Co-Chairs (Elected)
Equitable Education

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

Ousmane Sene

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

Ousmane represents AJD PASTEEF in Senegal.

Fellows and Interns

Monica de Pinto Ribeiro Hancke

Fellows and Interns
Intern - Membership & Partnership, Alliance for Women's Solutions

Born to Portuguese and Norwegian parents—and brought up in England and the Netherlands—Monica self-identifies as a Third-Culture-Kid (TCK), a term and identity she is proud of and not afraid to share!

Sienna Lyon

Fellows and Interns
Development Fellow

Sienna supports the Women Thrive team by researching and analyzing potential grant opportunities, and assisting in other developmental work, including events.

Bridget Mahoney

Fellows and Interns
Communications and Outreach Fellow

Bridget Mahoney maintains and executes the social media plan for Women Thrive Alliance.  In addition, Bridget provides Women Thrive with expert writing and editing skills.