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EASSI BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND BOARD COMMITTEES

Following the EASSI General Assembly held on July 28, 2020, a new Board was elected to serve for two years, 2020 – 2022. The Board convened on August 28th, 2020 and elected the Chairperson and the Vice Chairperson respectively, and also constituted the Board Committees. Below is the Board and Office Bearers:

Chairperson, Amb. Mariam Yassin Hagi Yussuf, Individual Member, Somalia
Vice Chairperson, Ms. Rose Reuben, Tanzania Media Women’s Association (TAMWA)

Board Members
1. Hon. Tezira Jamwa, Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET)
2. Dr. Akinyi Nzioki, Individual Member, Kenya
3. Ms. Beatrice Nyamoya, Individual Member, Burundi
4. Ms. Deborah Okumu, Caucus for Women in Leadership (CWL) – Kenya
5. Ms. Emma Bugingo, Profemme Twese Hamwe, Rwanda
6. Ms. Bazgenawork Woldemedhin, Individual, Ethiopia
7. Ms. Thérèse Ntijinama, Le Collectif des Associations et ONGs féminines du Burundi (CAFOB)
8. Ms. Khatra Mohamed Abey, IIDA
9. Ms. Tsegga Gaim Misgun, National Association of Eritrean Women (NUEW)
10. Representative of the Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association (EWLA)
11. Hon. Sheila Kawamara Mishambi, Executive Director, Ex-officio Member

Board Committees

Finance and Audit Committee
Chairperson, Hon. Tezira Jamwa, Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET)

Members:

Dr. Akinyi Nzioki, Individual Member, Kenya
Ms. Beatrice Nyamoya, Individual Member, Burundi
Ms. Deborah Okumu, Caucus for Women in Leadership (CWL) – Kenya

Programmes Committee
Chairperson Dr. Akinyi Nzioki, Individual Member
Members:

Ms. Deborah Okumu, Caucus for Women in Leadership (CWL) – Kenya
Ms. Rose Reuben, Tanzania Media Women’s Association (TAMWA)
Ms. Bazgenawork Woldemedhin, Individual, Ethiopia
Ms. Thérèse Ntijinama, Le Collectif des Associations et ONGs féminines
du Burundi (CAFOB)

Human Resources Committee
Chairperson, Ms. Emma Bugingo, Profemme Twese Hamwe, Rwanda
Members:

Ms. Khatra Mohamed Abey, IIDA
Ms. Tsegga Gaim Misgun, NUEW
Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association (EWLA)

The Executive Director, Hon. Sheila Kawamara Mishambi is an Ex-officio member of the Board and sits on all the Committees

EASSI BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Amb. Mariam Yassin Hagi Yussuf

Chairperson, Somalia
Rose Reuben Vice Chairperson

Rose Reuben

Vice Chairperson, Tanzania Media Women’s Association (TAMWA)
Hon. Tezira Jamwa

Hon. Tezira Jamwa

Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET)
Bazgenawork Woldemedhin

Bazgenawork Woldemedhin

Individual Member, Ethiopia
Emma Marie Bugingo - EASSI Board of directors

Emma Marie Bugingo

Profemme Twese Hamwe, Rwanda

Dr. Akinyi Nzioki

Individual Member, Kenya
Khatra Mohamed Abey

Khatra Mohamed Abey

IIDA Women's Development Organisation, Somalia
Beatrice Nyamoya 1

Beatrice Nyamoya

Individual Member, Burundi
Tsegga Gaim Misgun

Tsegga Gaim Misgun

National Association of Eritrean Women (NUEW)

Hon. Sheila Kawamara-Mishambi

Executive Director