Raising Voices

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Leah was known around the office for talking about and/or showing you pictures of her cat. She supports the VAW prevention team at Raising Voices, supporting national, regional and global advocacy initiatives to strengthen feminist-informed policy and programming on violence against women prevention. Additionally, she is a doctoral student in Gender Studies at Arizona State University.  Previously, she worked for the Ugandan Ministry of Health, developing policies, guidelines and curricula to strengthen the health sector’s foundation in rights-based and gender-transformative approaches. Leah received her master of public administration degree from Columbia University in New York. She’s a co-founder of the Society of Gender Professionals and on the Coordinating Committee for COFEM. She’s inspired by international feminist initiatives seeking to dismantle the patriarchy and is always ready to join a new book club.