Leadership Role: Board Member

Louise Winstanly, LLB, MS

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA Louise Winstanly is co-chair of the Non-Biomedical Research Institutional Review Board of the University of North Carolina (UNC) and an adjunct assistant professor in the UNC Department of Social Medicine. She is past chair of the...

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John Stanback, PhD

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA John Stanback, PhD, is a Senior Scientist at FHI360 and an ardent supporter of abortion rights locally and globally. With 30 years of experience in international family planning and reproductive health research and policy, he is...

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Rubina Sohail, MD

Lahore, Pakistan Dr. Rubina Sohail is a professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at the Services Institute of Medical Sciences in Lahore, Pakistan, and a champion of sexual and reproductive health and rights, including abortion. She is immediate past president of the...

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Sandeep Prasad, LLB

Ottawa, Canada Sandeep Prasad is Executive Director of Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights, an Ottawa-based advocacy organization that focuses on increasing access to sexual and reproductive health information and services and to comprehensive sexuality...

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Carlos Plazas, MS

Baltimore, Maryland, USAPlazas is an experienced financial executive with a background in accounting, fiscal management and business administration. He is the chief operating officer of Planned Parenthood of Maryland (PPM), which provides reproductive health services...

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Mario Martín Pecheny, PhD

Buenos Aires, Argentina Dr. Mario Pecheny is Vice President of Scientific Affairs for Argentina’s National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) and a professor and researcher at the University of Buenos Aires. He publishes extensively on gender,...

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Piper Orton, MBA

Auburndale, Massachusetts, USAPiper Orton, MBA, is currently Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer for Wellsley College. Prior to that she was the Director of Women’s Health Programs at the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology,...

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Monica Oguttu, MPhil, PhD

Kisumu, KenyaDr. Monica Oguttu is the founder and Executive Director of the Kisumu Medical and Education Trust (KMET) in Kenya. KMET works in underserved communities to promote maternal, child, and family health and operates in 35 of the 47 counties in Kenya as well...

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Hayford Mensah, CPA, MBA, MS

Silver Spring,  Maryland, USAHayford Mensah is the Chief Financial Officer of HIAS, which works around the world to protect refugees who have been forced to flee their homelands. He has responsibility for broad oversight and protection of the assets of HIAS and its...

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Hans Linde

Göteborg, SwedenHans Linde is the President of RFSU, the Swedish Association for Sexuality Education, which has 19 local branches across Sweden. He was a member of the Parliament of Sweden from 2006-2017 and served as a member of the Parliament’s Committee on Foreign...

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Trish Karlin, MBA

Sherman Oaks, California, USAKarlin is a nonprofit executive with more than 25 years of experience in program development, fundraising and operations. She currently serves as executive vice president for external affairs and business development at the Elizabeth...

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Yirgu Gebrehiwot, MD, MSc

Addis Ababa, EthiopiaYirgu Gebrehiwot MD, MSc, is Associate Professor and Consulting Obstetrician and Gynecologist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Addis Ababa University. Dr. Gebrehiwot is currently a member of the Executive Board of FIGO and...

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Linda DeNicola, MBA

Virginia, USALinda DeNicola was most recently Chief Financial Officer at the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI). Prior to joining CHAI, she was chief financial officer of Pathfinder International, a sexual and reproductive health services organization operating...

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Ishita Chaudhry

New Delhi, IndiaIshita Chaudhry is an Ashoka Fellow, INK Fellow and the founder and managing trustee of The YP Foundation (TYPF), a youth-led organization that supports and develops youth leadership to advance rights of young women, girls and other marginalized youth....

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Laurie G. Campbell, MBA

New York, New York, USACampbell is Managing Director of Debt Capital Markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York, where she leads a team of professionals providing strategic financing advice to Fortune 500 companies. She was a member of the board of the...

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Pamela Barnes, Chair, MBA

New York, New York, USAPamela Barnes, MBA, retired in December 2015 after six years as President and CEO of EngenderHealth, a New York-based international NGO supporting delivery of sexual and reproductive health services in 20 countries in Africa and Asia with over...

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Manju Badlani, MA

Laurel, Maryland, USAManju Badlani is Chief Human Resources and Administrative Officer with Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University that works with health-care providers around the world. She leads the organization in the strategic development and...

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Lilián Abracinskas

Montevideo, UruguayLilián Abracinskas is the founder and executive director of Mujer y Salud en Uruguay (MYSU). She has been a member of the National Advisory Commission on Sexual and Reproductive Health within Uruguay’s Ministry of Health, as well as a member of...

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