For more than 20 years, Martha has worked with government and non-governmental agencies to design, implement and evaluate advocacy programs to improve women's sexual and reproductive health and rights, with a focus on maternal health. At the FCI Program of MSH, she oversees this program's work in Africa and Latin America.
Elizabeth Westley leads the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception (ICEC), a global network that includes close to 3,000 individuals from more than 120 countries. ICEC conducts global advocacy around its mission to expand access to emergency contraception, with a focus on developing countries.
Shafia Rashid is a senior technical advisor at the FCI Program of MSH. In this capacity, she supports advocacy and accountability projects on maternal health. Shafia has 15 years of experience managing and implementing policy and advocacy efforts at global and national levels.
Fatimata has worked in community development since 1989, with experience working in all regions of southern Mali. She has worked with several international NGOs, including Save the Children USA, CEDPA (Center for Development and Population’s Activities), Family Care International, and Management Sciences for Health.
Adama Sanogo is a monitoring and evaluation specialist at the FCI Program of MSH in Bamako, Mali, with over 10 years of experience working in reproductive health and family planning at the community level, including in adolescent SRH.
Amy Boldosser-Boesch is senior director and head of the FCI Program of MSH within the Health Programs Group, based in MSH's New York office. Amy leads the FCI Program of MSH team's advocacy and accountability work for improved reproductive, maternal, newborn, and adolescent health.
Melissa Garcia is a technical adviser with the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception, hosted by MSH. Melissa develops and implements strategies to increase access to emergency contraception globally, and she leads engagement on advocacy, trainings, and awareness-raising with local partners in francophone countries.
Alanna Savage is Senior Communications for the FCI Program of MSH. Enthusiastic about the power of storytelling, she focuses her energy on inspiring investment in women and girls and motivating people to action. Prior to joining MSH, Alanna was a Program Officer for Global Advocacy and Communications at Family Care International, where she worked on a range of advocacy and communications projects to stimulate increased political and financial commitment to sexual, reproductive, maternal and newborn health and human rights. Alanna cultivated her passion for and gained practical experience in women’s and girls’ empowerment when she served for two years as a Peace Corps Education Volunteer in the Dominican Republic. Before dedicating her career to service in the non-profit sector, Alanna worked on various film, video, and television projects in New York and Washington, DC.
Alanna holds a Bachelor of Arts in communication studies from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) where she studied human rights, gender issues, communications, and advocacy.
Melissa Wanda Kirowo is the advocacy officer for the FCI Program of MSH in Kenya. An advocate for sexual reproductive health and rights, Melissa joined MSH after working at FCI-Kenya, and she is an experienced advocate for access to sexual and reproductive health information and services