A pan-African feminist with roots in Cameroon, Françoise Moudouthe is passionate about advocating for women’s rights and fostering sisterhood within African feminist movements. Before joining the African Women’s Development Fund as CEO in 2020, Françoise established Eyala, a bilingual platform that amplifies the voices and lived experiences of African feminists, and worked as an international consultant for gender justice in Africa. She also played an instrumental role in incubating Girls Not Brides, the global civil society partnership to end child marriage, and in spearheading its growth in Africa. Françoise is a Board member of the Malala Fund and Womankind Worldwide.
- Francoise Moudouthe
- Pronoun(s): she/her/hers
- Words to Inspire: "Human rights are not things that are put on the table for people to enjoy. These are things you fight for and then you protect." — Wangari Maathai
- Accra, Ghana
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