Mageda Esolyo

Manager, programs and innovation

Mageda Esolyo is a psychologist by education, a pan-African feminist, and an advocate for women’s and girls’ health, development, and equality. With extensive experience counseling survivors of gender-based violence and advocating for comprehensive sexual and reproductive rights, Mageda now works as Manager of Programs and Innovations at CREA. In this role, she supports feminist leadership and movement building in East Africa, placing the issues of structurally excluded people at the center of the movement. Mageda strongly believes in the power of art and expression to drive positive change in society.

Event Schedule

19 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
02:30 pm EEST 04:00 pm EEST Get Your Hustle On! Be A Good Sex Workers' Ally
Room AD 11

The session will begin with member organisations of the Count Me In! Consortium sharing their journey in learning how to be better allies to the sex workers’ Read More

Grace Mukuhi Kamau

Regional Cordinator

Africa Sex Workers Alliance

Namakula Daisy Nakato

National Coordinator

Uganda Network of Sex Worker-Led Organisations (UNESO)

Stella Kawira

Programme Associate at Red Umbrella Fund

Red Umbrella Fund

Nils Mollema

Senior policy officer at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands

Mageda Esolyo

Manager, programs and innovation



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