MEET THE TEAM

Lonjezo Chanza
Lonjezo Chanza

Translator, Phalombe

Laura & Esther
Laura & Esther

Laura Barraza is an environmental educator with a love for indigenous, women and nature. Esther Chitsulo has a background in community development and a knack for inspiring women.

Tingathe Widows Group, Lilongwe
Tingathe Widows Group, Lilongwe
Namaso Bay Cookstove Group
Namaso Bay Cookstove Group
Dr. Natasha Anushri Anandaraja
Dr. Natasha Anushri Anandaraja

NYC Team Director - As a pediatrician, public health doc and educator, she has worked for the last 20 years in international development focusing on women’s and children’s empowerment and health. Learn more about Anu in this video:

Jan Gillespie
Jan Gillespie

Business owner in Atlanta and Women Together partner, investor, on-the-ground organizer, and constant traveler.

Ruth Kalonda
Ruth Kalonda

Program Coordinator for Phalombe/Mulange, Malawi

Subiri Cookstove Group
Subiri Cookstove Group

Febe, Margaret E, Margaret L, Mercy, Susan

Romoliwa Cookstove Group
Romoliwa Cookstove Group

Felicia (Mofumo), Teresa, Margaret N, Faida, Patricia

Zakonda Amayi Cookstove Group
Zakonda Amayi Cookstove Group

Elena, Doreen, Ester J, Jennifer, Ester (Chairwoman), Bessy

Tickbird Soap and Briquette Group
Tickbird Soap and Briquette Group

Essential Oil and Soap Cooperative in Chalendewa, Lilongwe, Malawi. Now also Briquette makers!

Savannah Lust
Savannah Lust

Women Together Intern 2017-2018, currently Development Coordinator at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas, and working on grant and funding opportunities for Women Together.

Strong and Positive Mothers
Strong and Positive Mothers

Kangoma, Lilongwe

Nikita Gupta
Nikita Gupta

Women Together Intern 2018, 3rd year medical student at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, designing monitoring and evaluation systems for the first women's learning exchange.

Rachel Nation
Rachel Nation

Women Together Intern 2018, 2nd year medical student at Sophie Davis, designing monitoring and evaluation systems for the second women's learning exchange.

Lydia Maseko
Lydia Maseko

Secondary School Teacher, role-model to young women, and Women Together Intern, Malawi