Angelika Arutyunova

Independent International Feminist Consultant

Angelika Arutyunova is an Armenian from Uzbekistan, a queer feminist resource advocate, and a researcher with over two decades of experience in mobilizing, distributing, researching, advocating for, and connecting resources with feminist, social justice, womxn’s, youth and LGBTIQ+ rights and organizing. Angelika is a co-founder of FRIDA: The Young Feminist Fund and the newly established Central and Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central and North Asia (CEECCNA) Collaborative Fund.

Event Schedule

19 July 2023
20 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
08:00 am EEST 09:30 am EEST Role of Philanthropy in Strengthening Indigenous Women's Movement
Side Event
Kigali Convention Center - Room AD 10.2

Indigenous Women, belonging to various Indigenous communities across the globe, are an invaluable cultural asset and have made significant contributions to society. Read More

Lucy Mulenkei



Juliana Vélez

Global Program Officer

Fund for Just Society

Lakshmi Moore

Program Director

Girls First Fund

Angelika Arutyunova

Independent International Feminist Consultant


Monica Aleman Cunningham

International Program Director: Gender, Racial and Ethnic Justice Program

Ford Foundation

Cynthia Eyakuze

Co-Vice President, Global Programs

Equality Fund

Tarcila Rivera Zea

Indigenous activist

CHIRAPAQ Centre for Indigenous Cultures of Peru

Start Time End Time Session Description Action
12:30 pm EEST 02:00 pm EEST Who's Got the Power: Decolonizing How and What We Know
Side Event
Kigali Convention Center - Room AD 12-2

In conversation with feminist organizations and girl leaders, we will examine the intersections of colonialism and patriarchy, and center feminist perspectives in Read More

Rahinatu Adamu Hussaini

Global Senior Advisor, Child, Early, Forced Marriage Prevention & Response

Save the Children International

Flavia Mutamutega

Executive Director

Ni Nyampinga

Lucky Kobugabe

Communications and Advocacy Consultant

Coalition of Feminists for Social Change (COFEM)

Yeva Avakyan

Sr Managing Director, Gender Equality & Social Justice

Save the Children USA

Nakhungu Magero

Global Head of Humanitarian Gender Equality

Save the Children International

Catherine Nyambura

Director of Programs

ATHENA Network

Angelika Arutyunova

Independent International Feminist Consultant



Magdalene Dorto

Not applicable Not applicable

Deborah Nyirenda

Not applicable Not applicable

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