Maureen Kanayo

Program Coordinator, Leadership and Global Activation

Maureen is a Program Coordinator for the Leadership and Global Activation team at Vital Voices. She programmatically and logistically supports the LGA Department’s projects and programs. Specifically the new Leadership Incubator program, which engages emerging leaders in the US and internationally in leadership development, skill and capacity building, and peer learning through in-person gatherings and virtual training’s.

Prior to joining Vital Voices, she was the project assistant for the Gender team at EnCompass LLC providing logistic and programmatic support to USAID funded projects. Her main project was the ADVANTAGE Multi-Year Training course where she spearheaded the prep and delivery of the gender integration and GBV prevention and response training’s for USAID mission staff as well as their implementing partners.

Favorite quote? 

“Be a good ancestor. Stand for something bigger than yourself. Add value to the Earth …” — Marian Wright Edelman