Sivananthi Thanenthiran

Executive Director

Siva is a Women Deliver Board Member and the Executive Director of ARROW, a regional feminist partnership organization working on sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice (SRHRJ) across 16 priority countries in Asia and the Pacific, with more than 90 partners across the world. Under her leadership, ARROW has endeavored to incorporate intersectionality and nuance their work on SRHR through working with marginalized groups such as adolescent girls, young people, and women and girls with disabilities. Siva was instrumental in positioning ARROW as a champion from the Global South on sexual and reproductive rights and justice.

Event Schedule

18 July 2023
19 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
06:30 pm EEST 08:00 pm EEST Reframing Spaces for Youth Leadership towards SRHRJ in South Asia
Side Event
Four Points By Sheration Kigali - Kinigi & Kivu Rooms

At this side-event, ARROW aims to further reflect on the findings and recommendations from tri-country research on the landscape of youth leadership in South Asia; and Read More

Tithi Rani Sarkar

Research Officer

Reproductive Health Services, Training and Education Program (RHSTEP) (Bangladesh)

Pabitra Neupane

Executive Director

Adept Consultancy Services (Nepal)

Sivananthi Thanenthiran

Executive Director


Aarushi Khanna

Asia Lead

Equal Measures 2030

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

Watch the recording here

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

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