Lilian V. Riziq President & Founder
Lilian Riziq, one of the prominent leaders in South Sudan’s women’s movement; Member of Leadership Team of South Sudan National Dialogue Steering Committee, Lilian also served as State Minister of Finance (2013 to 2015) and State Minister of Agriculture (2012 to 2013) in the Former Western Bahr El Gazal State, founder and board member of the South Sudan Women’s Empowerment Network (SSWEN).
Margaret Mathew Mathiang, Board Chair
Margaret Mathew Mathiang is a social and development professional, with over 15 years of experience in various areas of expertise gained from working with the civil society, government and nongovernmental organizations (CBO’s) and the United Nations in both Kenya and South Sudan.
Amb. Agnes A. Oswaha, Board Member and Director of Administration
Ambassador Agnes Oswaha is the Director of Human Rights and East African Community at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Juba, Republic of South Sudan. She is a member of the South Sudan Border Committee, focusing on all the international boundaries of South Sudan with exclusion of Sudan.
Jehan Mechak Deng, Public Relations & Fundraising Director
Former State Minister for Health and Environment, on consecutive assignments at Jonglei State and Eastern Nile state in the Republic of South Sudan April 2012 – May 2014 and February 2016 – April 2017, respectively.
Lily A. Akol, Board Member & Director of Communication.
An Assistant Professor at the University of Juba Lily Akol and also serves as a Member of the South Sudan National Dialogue Steering Committee. She was a constitutional post holder, serving as the National Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Tourism from 2013-2016.
Rosa Weet, Board Member and Director of Treasurer
Charismatic leader, founder of the Women Refugee International, works as a Gender Advisor for South Sudan/Disarmament and Demobilization Reintegration Commission(NSSDDRC).
Mr. Noel Barnaba Duku, Board Member and Director of Policies
Social, political activist and former Social Worker with Lutheran Social Services in South Dakota, USA.