• Anna Widegren [she/her]
    Anna Widegren [she/her] Director (on maternity leave)

    Anna is responsible for the leadership, strategic oversight, and operational management of the End FGM European Network, as well as supporting the organisational development of the Network.

  • Emilie Jarrett [she/her]
    Emilie Jarrett [she/her] Interim Director

    Emilie is the Interim Director of the End FGM European Network, responsible for the leadership, strategic oversight, and operational management and development of the End FGM European Network, during Anna Widegren’s maternity leave.

  • Isma Benboulerbah [she/her]
    Isma Benboulerbah [she/her] Coordinator of Programmes

    Isma is in charge of the coordination and implementation of the programmes against FGM and GBV at EU-level, the Capacity Building Programme for the Members, and coordinates the two Ambassadors Programmes with FGM-affected communities' members.

  • Xheni Dani [she/her]
    Xheni Dani [she/her] Policy and Advocacy Coordinator

    Xheni leads the advocacy and policy work of the Network. She is in charge of developing, implementing and monitoring the advocacy strategy and plans of the Network and monitoring policy developments at national, EU and international level.

  • Myriam Mhamedi [she/her]
    Myriam Mhamedi [she/her] Senior Communications & Campaigns Officer

    Myriam leads communications for the network’s strategic priorities, positions and messages, targeting different audiences: the wider public, decision-makers, policy-makers and key stakeholders.

  • Mereb Habte [she/her]
    Mereb Habte [she/her] Operations and Governance Officer

    Mereb is responsible for the general operations of the organisation by developing organisational policies and procedures, monitoring compliance and supporting the financial and administrative aspects of projects and budgets.

  • Anna Van der Heyden [she/her]
    Anna Van der Heyden [she/her] Programmes Assistant

    Anna is supporting the Coordinator of Programmes in organising the projects’ events and participating in the project management meetings and activities.

  • Nejma Sayeh [she/her]
    Nejma Sayeh [she/her] Policy and Advocacy Assistant

    Nejma is the Advocacy and Policy assistant of the Network. She assists the Advocacy and Policy Coordinator in the implementation of the advocacy strategy at the European and International levels to end FGM.

  • Chara Papastefanaki [she/her]
    Chara Papastefanaki [she/her] Communications Assistant

    Chara is the Communications Assistant, she supports the communications for the Network's strategic priorities and helps with maintaining and improving End FGM EU's online presence, multi-channel campaigns and press relations.