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Staff News – Welcome, Caroline Harman!

Caroline Harman is thrilled to join the Fistula Foundation team as Development Associate. She recently completed a master’s degree in anthropology from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Virginia. She brings with her a background in North African studies and a commitment to…

20,000 Reasons to Celebrate

Today, Fistula Foundation celebrates a major milestone: since adopting a global mission in 2009, support from generous donors like you has enabled the delivery of life-changing fistula surgery to 20,000 women! This is a significant number, because the best estimates available show that despite a growing global backlog of one million women who suffer from obstetric fistula, only…

Dispatches from the Field

This September, Fistula Foundation Director of Marketing and Development Joop Rubens and Board member Dr. Larry William traveled to Central and East Africa to visit several of our partner sites. They began their journey at one of our longest-term partners, Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, before moving on to Kenya, Burundi…

2014 AMA/AMAF Award goes to…Kate Grant!

SILICON VALLEY CEO NAMED “2014 NONPROFIT MARKETER OF THE YEAR” Fistula Foundation CEO Kate Grant Recognized for Nonprofit Vision, Results and Impact Fistula Foundation CEO Kate Grant was recognized by the American Marketing Association (AMA) and American Marketing Association Foundation (AMAF) for her visionary leadership of the organization for the past nine years. Ms. Grant…

Staff Spotlight

New Staff Spotlight

We are delighted to welcome four new staff members to Team Fistula! Niki Friedman: Niki is Fistula Foundation’s new Office Manager. Previously, she worked at Response, a program of Jewish Child & Family Services in her hometown Chicago that focused on empowering adolescents through education, support and outreach. Ashley Burke: Originally from Monterey, California, Ashley…

Dr. Steve Arrowsmith

Fistula Foundation Welcomes New Medical and Programs Director

Fistula Foundation Welcomes New Medical and Programs Director Dr. Steve Arrowsmith Joins Team Fistula Renowned fistula surgeon and trainer Dr. Steve Arrowsmith has joined Fistula Foundation as the organization’s first Medical and Programs Director. Dr. Arrowsmith brings more than 27 years of experience and intensive fistula knowledge to the Foundation team, further strengthening our capacity…