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



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