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. Previously, she was interim president and CEO, and vice president of global advocacy, at Family Care International (FCI), a non-governmental organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safer in the developing world, whose programs and staff were integrated into MSH in late 2015.
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.
Ariadna Capasso is a senior technical advisor of the FCI Program of MSH, focusing on the technical areas of youth and gender. She is MSH technical focal point for Zika. Ariadna was a senior program officer of FCI's Latin America/Caribbean program, providing strategic leadership to the program and managing a wide range of sexual and reproductive health projects. Thematic focuses included adolescent sexual and reproductive health, women's empowerment, persons with disabilities and maternal and intercultural 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.
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
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.
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.
Fatimata Kané, Project Director for the FCI Program of MSH in Mali, has over 25 years of experience in reproductive health and gender programming, focusing on management of health, socioeconomics, and education services. Ms. Kané started her career as a midwife, receiving her training in social administration and a Masters in Social Development from the University of Bamako’s Institut National de Formation des Travailleurs Sociaux. Since 1989, Ms. Kané has worked with both local and international public health organizations, including Save the Children, the Center for Development and Populations Activities (CEDPA), and Family Care International, focusing on sexual health and gender-based public health programs. As Project Director, Ms. Kané manages projects for the FCI Program of MSH in Mali, serves as the point of contact for financial and technical partners (including local and international NGOs and organizations), and supports the growth of the FCI Program of MSH in Mali.
Since 2012, Adama Sanogo (MBA) has led the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for the FCI Program of MSH. Mr. Sanogo has over ten years of experience working on community health programs in Mali, supporting programs focused on adolescent reproductive health, family planning, combatting gender-based violence, and increasing community engagement in development activities. He also has strong experience in leading community-based family planning sexual and reproductive health and communication interventions. Mr. Sanogo serves on the national board of GBVIMS trainers (the UNFPA-suppored system used to track and monitor cases of GBV in Mali), and he is a member of Di Monitoring, Channel 2, and other national committees.