Musimbi Kanyoro Board Chair WLP, former CEO of Global Fund for Women Kanyoro (Kenya) is the Board Chair of Women's Learning Partnership and former President and CEO of Global Fund for Women. Mahnaz Afkhami WLP Founder and President (Iran/USA) Afkhami (Iran/USA) is Founder, President, and CEO of Women’s Learning Partnership, and former Minister for Women’s Affairs in Iran. Abena Busia AMBASSADOR AND PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH Busia (Ghana/USA) is Ghana’s Ambassador to Brazil, and Professor of English at Rutgers University. Hoda Elsadda Professor of English and Comparative Literature Elsadda (Egypt) is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Cairo University, and an activist for women’s rights. Ann Elizabeth Mayer Associate Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Mayer (USA) is Associate Professor Emeritus of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Jacqueline Pitanguy Founder and Director, WLP Brazil/Cidadania, Estudo, Pesquisa, Informação e Ação (CEPIA) Pitanguy (Brazil) is Founder and Director of WLP Brazil/Cidadania, Estudo, Pesquisa, Informação e Ação (CEPIA), and a political scientist. Barbara Y. Phillips Writer, Activist, and Independent Scholar Phillips (USA) is a social justice feminist activist and independent scholar. Marian Wright Edelman Founder and President of the Children's Defense Fund Board Member Emeritus Edelman (USA) is Founder and President of the Children's Defense Fund (CDF). Thoraya Obaid Former Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund Board Member Emeritus Obaid (Saudi Arabia) is former Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).