Stephen Lewis and Graca Machel (Photo by Anurita Bains)

African Advisory Board

To ensure a strong degree of African participation and guidance, the Foundation has an Advisory Board of prominent Africans to discuss objectives, policies, best practices, successes and failures. Members of the Board include:

 

Graca Machel by Anurita Bains Honourable Graça Machel, Chair
Founder of the Graça Machel Trust and Chair of the World Health Organization's Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
Sisonke Msimang by Scott Morgan Sisonke Msimang
Writer, activist, and Senior Programme Specialist in charge of Policy Development, Advocacy and Communications with the Sonke Gender Justice Network
Theo Sowa by Kristina Laukkanen Theo Sowa
CEO of the African Women's Development Fund and Chair of Comic Relief’s International Grants Committee

 

News

Not your granny’s charity: Grandmas raise millions August 16, 2016

André Picard, The Globe and Mail

African grandmothers rally for support in battle against HIV July 22, 2016

André Picard, The Globe and Mail

Upcoming Events

Alberta Regional Grandmothers Gathering September 23, 2016

Edmonton, Alberta

Prairie Regional Grandmothers Gathering September 24, 2016

Winipeg, Manitoba