The Board is comprised of 12 members elected from the General Assembly and the Executive Director who is an ex-officio member. The Board also has three specialized committees to support the Secretariat: Finance and Investments Committee, Human Resource Committee and Programme Committee.The role of the Board is to provide policy oversight, approve annual plans and Budgets, and recruit key staff and advice the Secretariat accordingly.It reports to the General Assembly held every two years.

1. Dr. Akinyi NziokiMemberIndividual Founding MemberKenya
2. Nzoyihaya EmmanuellaMemberReseau Femmes et PaixBurundi
3. Hon. Tezira JamwaMemberUganda Women’s Network RepresentativeUganda
4. Emma Marie BugingoMemberProfemme Twese Hamwe RepresentativeRwanda
5. Mariam GaalMemberIndividual MemberSomalia
6. Zenaye TadesseMemberEthiopian Women Lawyers AssociationEthiopia
7. Lillian LiunduMemberTanzania Gender Networking ProgrammeTanzania
8. Khatra Mohamed AbeyDeputy ChairpersonIIDASomalia
9. Tsegga Gaim MisgunMemberNational Union of Eritrean WomenEritrea
10. Shamsi KazimbayaMemberIndividual MemberRwanda
11. Edda SangaMemberTanzania Media Women’s AssociationTanzania
12. Dr. Christine MbonyingingoChairpersonIndividual MemberBurundi

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