Skip to Content Skip to Navigation


Checking in with the brave and inspiring women in our Global Leadership Network. Take a look at what they’re up to:

Hafsat Abiola | Nigeria

2016 Vital Voices Global Leadership Award Honoree, Hafsat Abiola was appointed Executive President of the Women in Africa (WIA) Initiative.

Ariela Suster | El Salvador/USA

Vogue Magazine spotlighted 2017 Global Leadership Awards Ariela Suster & legendary Board member, DVF in their latest issue. Check it out!

Christy Fenton | Canada

VVLead fellow Christy Fenton’s books “Fatty Legs” and “When I Was Eight” are featured among 39 Great Indigenous Children’s Books! Check out the full list here.

Dr. Rouba Mhaissen | Lebanon

Check out VVLead fellow Dr. Rouba Mhaissen of @Sawa4daid on the @ODIdev podcast, talking about the future of humanitarian work and the Syrian crisis.