Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

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Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi "is a co-founder and the Executive Director of the African Women's Development Fund, the first Africa-wide fundraising and grantmaking organization for African women. From 1991-2001 she served as the Director of Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA), an international development organization for African women based in the United Kingdom with an Africa regional office in Kampala, Uganda. During her time with AMwA she conceptualized the African Women's Leadership Institute and the accompanying Regional Leadership Development Center, which together have helped train over two thousand women leaders in Africa. She currently serves as co-chair of the International Network of Women's Funds (2004-2006), President of the Association of Women's Rights in Development (2004-2006), and Senior Fellow at the Synergos Institute (2003-2006). She has written and published numerous articles and academic papers on popular culture, feminist activism, and leadership." [1]

She is a director of the International Women's Health Coalition.

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  1. Directors, Sirleaf Market Women's Fund, accessed August 27, 2008.

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