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Anita Koroma

2021 Fellow

Country Director | Girl Child Network

Sierra Leone

Anita Koroma is a qualified Social Worker with over twenty years hands-on social work experience, skilled at working with varied client groups and assessing their needs. She is a Child’s right activist, trainer on gender issues, mentor, trainer on menstrual hygiene management and an inspirational speaker. Anita holds a BA (Hons) in Social Work from University of East London (UEL) and is currently completing Master in Entrepreneurship at the University of Makeni in Sierra Leone. Anita is the Country Director of Girl Child Network Sierra Leone which has and is still supporting thousands of girls from all backgrounds. She is also the founder of LaLaPosh enterprise and EcoJC Pad Enterprise a social enterprise generating funds and creating jobs for women and girls in producing reusable sanitary pads. Anita Koroma is a global campaigner for menstrual hygiene management and she is a female genital mutilation activist. Anita continues to be an active and passionate advocate on all forms of abuse, harmful cultural practices as well as an empowerment agent for girls and women national and international.