Thank you to the global community who shapes our program

Many people from around the world of different ages, designations and experience shape the
virtual 2022 Women in Global Development Leadership Forum.

Individuals and organizations who wish to shape future programs are invited to fill the form at the bottom of this page.

~130 participants from 130 countries shape the dialogue around the topics in the interactive program.

Approximately 150 speakers and networking table hosts from 35 countries shape their sessions to which they bring their lived experience, research and/or views from their individual communities.

Organizers: The WILD Network

Kate Fulshaw
Communications Coordinator (U.S.)

Chloe Faaiuaso Holmes
Partnership Manager

Melissa A. Little
D&I Consultant (U.S.)

Fiona Macaulay
Founder-CEO (Canada/U.S.)

Whitney Ortiz
Associate Curator (U.S.)

Safia Shinwari
Program Associate (Afghanistan)

2022 Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committeee provides direction at early stages of each WILD Forum planning cycle and offer guidance throughout the process.

Courtney Keene
Senior Manager

Cristina Villegas

Kristely Bastien
Senior Manager


Indira Kaur Ahluwalia
Founder & President
KAUR Strategies

Ryan Ubuntu-Olson
Technical Advisor

Gabrielle Gueye
Private Sector Engagement Specialist (KML Lead), Catholic Relief Services

Ellen Yount
Vice President

Vivian Nguyễn
Communications Specialist, USAID

Samantha Sibanda
Founder, Signs of Hope Trust, Zimbabwe

Jenny Baker
Senior Vice President
Global Health

Abraham Cruz
Project Specialist

Kaelan Sullivan Fleury
Operations Director Chemonics

Smita Sharma
Independent Photojournalist, India

Paul Weisenfeld
Executive Vice President
RTI International

Constance Pruitt
Ph.D. Candidate, Instructor of Political Science
Howard University

Lynne Gilliland
Chief Executive Officer LG Consulting

Olawunmi Ola-Busari
Policy Officer
The One Campaign,

Sylvia J. Megret 
President & CEO

Resson Kantai Duff
Deputy Director
Ewaso Lions, Kenya

Carla Chamoun
Director of Credit & Operations
Vitas, Lebanon

Roopa Dhatt
Women in Global Health

Christine Nyirjesy Bragale
Communications Director
FHI 360

Chloe Schwenke
President, Center for Values in International Development

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