Marieke van Doorninck > co-chair
Marieke van Doorninck is a historian and works as the Coordinator of ASKV/Amsterdam Support Committee for refugees, that provides legal and social aid to undocumented migrants. She has been active as chair of the board for several organisations working for sex workers rights. In 2005, as the coordinator of the ICSRE (International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe), Marieke organised the European Conference on Sex Work, Human Rights, Labour and Migration in the European Parliament in Brussels.
Marieke was Chairperson of the Green Party (Groen Links) in the Amsterdam city council until April 2014. She has been board member of FEMNET, the gender working group of GroenLinks. She currently is chair of the board of BADT/Support for homeless people in Amsterdam. Marieke has a publishing record covering issues of trafficking, sex work and migrants’ rights.
Marieke is Dutch and lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Khadijah Fancy > co-chair
Nita Wink > treasurer
Nita Wink is an executive coach. Prior to this she was a partner at Price Waterhouse Coopers Nederland from 2006 to 2015. She focused on clients in the fundraising sector as well as in the international development sector. She led various assignments in former conflict areas – from Afghanistan to Sri Lanka, Somalia and Haiti where she worked with businesses, governments and non-profit organisations. After 24 years in business services, Nita started her own business in coaching and leadership consulting including executive coaching and leadership development programs.
Nita, is a sparring partner of the international management team and founder of Stichting Skateistan NL. Skateistan is an international NGO in Kabul and Berlin that works with young people, especially girls, from different ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. It is active in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa.
Nita is Dutch and lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Femke Bos > board member
Femke Bos is Fund Manager of the Triodos Microfinance Fund and Regional Manager Asia at Triodos Investment Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of Triodos Bank. She joined Triodos in 2002 as Senior Investment Officer in the Emerging Markets team where she built the microfinance investment portfolio in South and SE Asia.
Femke is Dutch and lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Anna Kirey > board member
Anna Kirey is a Deputy Director for Campaigns for Russia and Eurasia at Amnesty International. Previously Anna was a senior program officer at Open Society Foundations focusing on trans and intersex rights. Before OSF Anna was a researcher at Human Rights Watch focusing on LGBT issues in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. She is also a founding member of Labrys, one of Central Asia’s largest LGBT organisations founded in 2004 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Anna, who was born in Russia and grew up in Ukraine, attended Bishkek’s American University of Central Asia and has since attended a graduate program in Russian and East European Studies at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and another at the University for Peace in Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica.
Anna is Ukrainian and lives in London, the UK.
Fadzai D.M Muparutsa > board member
A skilled and highly effective human rights and social policy consultant, her background includes research, analysis and advisory services for NGOs focused on Sexual Orientation Gender Identities and Expressions over 10 years, operating in the human rights, and social policy space, including working with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the South African Human Rights Commission (Johannesburg); and the United Nations Human Rights Council.
Fadzai’s professional practice is focussed on advocacy, research and policy development targeting vulnerable and marginalised groups, in particular LGBT/GNC people and communities, moving between high-level policy development and grass-roots fieldwork to support individuals and communities to access and participate in social development processes.
Fadzai is Zimbabwean and lives in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Noelene Nabulivou > board member
Noelene is also on the UNDP Global Civil Society Advisory Committee (CSAC) an adviser to the UNWomen Pacific Civil Society Advisory Group, and a member of the Mama Cash Board (Global).
Noelene has a double degree in International relations and Peacebuilding from University of New England, and Diploma in Community Arts Management.
Noelene is Fijians and works and lives in Suva, Fiji.
Farah Salka > board member
Farah is a feminist activist based in Lebanon. She is the Executive Director of the Anti-Racism Movement and works on organizing with migrant communities, asylum seekers and mostly domestic workers and on issues of racism, discrimination and labor rights. She is involved with the Migrant Community Center(s) and is a Human Rights Education Adviser and Trainer.
Farah is of Syrian-Lebanese parentage and lives in Beirut, Lebanon.
Tracey Tully > board member
Tracey is a community mobilization expert who has several years of experience working with sex workers in Asia & the Pacific. She served as regional coordinator for the Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers, supporting sex workers from 23 countries, and as advocacy and communication officer prior to that. Tracey has played an instrumental role as a member of the sex work community piloting the development and analysis of research publications which have been pivotal in influencing policy reform to better support the needs and rights of sex workers globally.
Tracey is an indigenous woman and lives in Wellington, New Zealand.