Solange Mudahogora, National Program Manager | email@example.com
Ms. Mudahogora is the co-founder of two Canadian non-for-profit organizations: Uzima Network Inc., and le Mimosa du quartier. She holds a Master’s degree in Sociology with a specialization in Women Studies from the University of Ottawa.
Solange is a bilingual community development professional with a wealth of expertise both nationally and internationally. She managed, developed and Implemented various community programs in the area of research, evaluation, capacity building, gender based violence and health prevention. Her work is at the intersection of advocacy in the area of Settlement and Integration, Women and Children Protection, HIV/AID, Reproductive and Sexual Health, Public Policy Consultations and Human Rights.
Solange serves on the advisory committee of the National Alliance for Racialized Refugee and Immigrant Women, co-chairs the Canadian Council for Refugees immigration and settlement working groups, and is a member of the Universalist Unitarian Church of Halifax’s Private Sponsorship of Refugees. She has experience working with a variety of non-profit organisations, UN agencies, and academic institutions.
Judyannet Muchiri, Policy Officer | firstname.lastname@example.org
Judyannet is a gender equality advocate, researcher, and writer. Her work sits at the intersection of gender, youth, and digital advocacy. She has experience working with non-profits in Kenya and other African countries in the areas of gender equality, civic participation, and digital advocacy. Her doctoral research focuses on safe spaces for young women’s civic participation in Kenya. Judyannet also writes fiction.
Mateo Gomez Angulo, Communications Officer | email@example.com
Mateo serves as the Communications Officer at ICN. In previous roles, he has worked in communications and marketing for several non-profits and business associations, and has also worked in digital media, social media and event consulting. In a voluntary capacity, Mateo also serves as a Director for Global Leadership at One Shared World, where he oversees administrative, media and event related engagements. His academic background is in Political Science and in his free time, you’ll find him spending time reading, playing sports, and spending time by the ocean. He is based out of Halifax, NS.
Umme Mim Mohsin, Capacity Strengthening Officer | firstname.lastname@example.org
As a proactive development practitioner, gender and humanitarian champion, Mim hopes to bridge local humanitarian work with global initiatives, “Think global, act local” being her motto. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts Degree in World Religions and Culture from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. As a Program Associate at CARE Bangladesh, Mim supported the Humanitarian and Resilience program to formulate project proposals, prepare internal and donor reports, communication materials, oversee emergency responses, and manage network/cluster stakeholders. She has also volunteered in international (Oxfam in Bangladesh) and national development organizations (Leaping Boundaries, BD clean, etc.) supporting humanitarian aid programs, education for girls, and environmental awareness in rural areas of Bangladesh. She is currently persuading her second MA in International Development Studies at Dalhousie University. Her current research interests include Canadian aid distribution, aid in humanitarian and development, donor relations.
The Spur Team
The Spur Change program is a 5-year initiative of the Inter-council Network (ICN), funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC), aiming to increase the effectiveness of SMOs to deliver sustainable results in support of the Feminist International Assistance Policy and the Sustainable Development Goals; support educators in engaging school communities on global issues; foster youth action on the Sustainable Development Goals.
The initiative is managed by the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation.
The FIT Team
The Fund for Innovation and Transformation (FIT) is designed to support Canadian small and medium-sized organizations (SMOs) testing innovative solutions that advance gender equality in the Global South. FIT’s goal is to cultivate a working environment in which SMOs are empowered to experiment, fail, adapt and try again.
The initiative is managed by the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation.