Zalissa Bande

Head of Project; Co-ordinator
SOS Jeunesse et Défis [SOS Youth and Challenges] at Share-Net Burkina Faso

BANDE Zalissa, 25, is the coordinator of the Share-Net Burkina Faso platform at SOS Jeunesse et Défis, a youth-led organization. She began her work in SRHR in 2018 as a member of the ABBEF Youth Action Movement. Since then, she has been a youth activist for the promotion of adolescent and youth SRHR. She also currently works as a consultant for the monitoring and management of SRH opposition in Burkina Faso and Senegal since October 2021. Zalissa is pursuing a Masters degree in program management and dreams of a world where youth is put at the heart of global development.

Event Schedule

19 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
10:30 am EEST 12:00 pm EEST Re-centering the Margins: Abortions and Intersectionality
Room MH 2-2

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Saint-Saëns Ashley

Administration Officer

WE-Change Jamaica

Zalissa Bande

Head of Project; Co-ordinator

SOS Jeunesse et Défis [SOS Youth and Challenges] at Share-Net Burkina Faso

Zemen Yeshitela

Community Abortion Provider

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Amanda Tiew

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Lilian Kivuti

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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

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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