Mwanahamisi Singano

Senior Global Policy Lead
Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)

“Mishy” is an African feminist passionate about fighting structural and intersecting inequalities while contributing to a more just, equal, fairer, and sustainable world. Over the last 15 years, she has worked with women’s rights organizations, civil society groups, and governments in developing strategies, building partnerships, managing programs, and engaging communities toward promoting and protecting women’s rights and the planet’s health.

Event Schedule

19 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
10:00 am EEST 11:30 am EEST Mobilizing for Change: Advancing Climate and Gender Justice as One
KCC Auditorium

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Climate justice and gender justice are inseparable. The impacts of climate change disproportionately affect girls and women globally, and it is Read More

Vanessa Nakate

Goodwill Ambassador


Hafsat Abiola


Connected Women Leaders

Sivananthi Thanenthiran

Executive Director


Zainab Sunmisola Yunusa

Feminist Activist

UNFCCC Women and Gender Constituency (WGC)

H.E. Mary Robinson

Chair of The Elders and former President of Ireland

Ineza Umuhoza Grace


The Green Protector, a Rwandan youth-led NGO

Vivania Tatawaqa

Management Collective Member

DIVA for Equality

Mwanahamisi Singano

Senior Global Policy Lead

Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)

Licypriya Kangujam


The Child Movement


Magdalene Dorto

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Deborah Nyirenda

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Yashmin Fernandes

Director Women's Digital Financial Inclusion Hub, Women's World Banking

Stella Anyangwe

End Polo Now Coordinator Rotary International

Blandine Umuziranenge

Founder and CEO Kosmotivr

Taryn Russell

Deputy Executive Director Results Canada

Djeinaba Kane

Advocacy & Partnership Lead AfricaNenda

Rafiat Akinokun

Youth Advorate and cub's health nurse

Melania Chiponda

Gender and Climate Advisor The African Women's Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)

Aries Setiadi

Managing Director Fintech Association Indonesia

Claude Mambo Muvunyi

Director General Rwanda Biomedical Center

Hanna Lemma

Co-founder & Contributor Addis Powerhouse

Kathryn Toure

Regional Director, Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office IDRC

Dr. Lisa Avery

Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba; Director Africa Initiatives

Carmen Correa

CEO Pro Mujer

Tawakkol Karman

Nobel Peace Price Laureate Tawakkol Karman Foundation

Anis Farid

Research Project Manager Women's Aid Organisation

Patricia Elias

Every Woman International Lawyer; Chief, Global Diplomatic Campaign

Lipi Rahman

Executive Director, Badabon Sangho Every Woman Indrani Fellow

Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda