MADRE Executive Director Yifat Susskind partners with women's human rights activists from Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa to create programs in their communities that meet urgent needs and create lasting change. A lifelong promoter of human rights, Yifat leads MADRE's combined strategy of community-based partnerships and international human rights advocacy.
Diana is the Director of Policy and Strategic Engagement at MADRE, leading the organization's policy and public education work, and designing and implementing initiatives to advance women's human rights worldwide. She directs MADRE's Feminist Policy Jumpstart initiative, partnering with grassroots women worldwide to bring their perspectives and analysis to shape progressive US policymaking.
Akhila Kolisetty is the Policy and Campaigns Manager at MADRE, where she helps to lead strategy and implementation of MADRE’s Feminist Policy Jumpstart, an initiative to bring the perspectives and expertise of grassroots women worldwide to shape progressive US policymaking. Through this initiative, she coordinates campaigns and coalitions to advance a feminist foreign policy grounded in the priorities of social movements for peace and climate justice.