Dr Faith Mwangi-Powell
As Chief Executive Officer at Girls Not Brides, Faith is responsible for supporting and motivating the implementation of the Girls Not Brides Partnership Strategy, and for ensuring the secretariat is responsive to the broader movement to end child marriage.
She is responsible for inspiring and developing a high-performing team to ensure that Girls Not Brides can fulfil its mission, live its values and deliver against its goals and targets: a world without child marriage where girls and women enjoy equal status with boys and men, and can achieve their full potential.
Before joining Girls Not Brides, Faith served as Global Director for The Girl Generation, an initiative working to galvanize the Africa-led movement to end female genital mutilation/cutting.
Faith is a public health expert with more than 20 years’ experience in leading, managing and implementing complex public health programmes in Africa. Her experience includes working as the founding Executive Director of the African Palliative Care Association and supporting palliative care global advocacy and services development in over 20 African countries.
Faith holds a Master’s degree in Population Policies and Programmes and a Doctorate in Women’s Economic Development and Fertility Behaviour.