Bassey Nyambi

Director of Global Partnerships and Engagement
Planned Parenthood Global

For nearly a decade, Bassey has worked tirelessly to advance reproductive health and rights for women and young people – no matter where they are – and strengthen strategic alliances across social justice movements. She has been committed to breaking through neocolonialist and structural barriers to develop a justice forward approach to PP Global’s work in Africa, Latin America and the United States. A first-generation Nigerian-American, Bassey holds a Master’s degree in Global Health and Social Justice from King’s College London, a Master’s degree in International and European Politics from the University of Edinburgh, and a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from Lafayette College.

Event Schedule

DAY 1
19 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
04:30 pm EEST 06:00 pm EEST Break the Wheel: Reflections on Re-Imagining a Just International Development System
Plenary
KCC Auditorium

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Speakers
Chantal Umuhoza

Member

RESURJ

Arezoo Najibzadeh

Young Leader

Women Deliver

Bassey Nyambi

Director of Global Partnerships and Engagement

Planned Parenthood Global

Christine Stegling

Deputy Executive Director, PAK Branch, UNAIDS and UN ASG

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

Monica Aleman Cunningham

International Program Director: Gender, Racial and Ethnic Justice Program

Ford Foundation

Tarcila Rivera Zea

Indigenous activist

CHIRAPAQ Centre for Indigenous Cultures of Peru

Dr. Maliha Khan

President and CEO

Women Deliver

Speakers

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