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Bill Mann

William ‘Bill’ Mann is Chief Investment Officer for Motley Fool Asset Management and specializes in identifying companies with underappreciated competitive advantages and assets. He has experience analyzing a wide range of industries, and it was his expertise in corporate governance that led the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation to ask him to…

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Denis Robson

Mr. Robson enjoyed a lengthy career at Johnson & Johnson, from which he recently retired in 2014. While at J&J, he held several senior positions in International business management such as Director for African Affairs and General Manager of the Medical Device business in Africa and the Middle East. In these capacities, he collaborated regularly…

Mal Warwick

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Mal Warwick

Mal is the founder and chairman of Mal Warwick | Donordigital (www.malwarwick.com, Berkeley, CA, and Washington, DC), a fundraising agency specializing in integrated, multi-channel fundraising and marketing that has served nonprofit organizations nationwide since 1979. The agency has helped raise hundreds of millions of dollars for many of America’s biggest and most-loved causes and institutions….

Teri Whitcraft

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Teri Whitcraft

Teri Whitcraft, Senior Producer for ABC News’ Special Units, develops and produces original content and special projects for ABC News’ top-rated broadcasts. She has produced primetime hours for Diane Sawyer, Charles Gibson, Barbara Walters, Bob Woodruff and Connie Chung, and her work has been recognized with multiple Emmy, Cine Golden Eagle, Amnesty International and NAACP…

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Robert Tessler

Robert Tessler is a litigator, and retired partner in the Manhattan law firm Toberoff, Tessler & Schochet. He has served as Chairman of the Essex County chapter of the ACLU, Chairman of the Board of the National Music Theater Network, and County Committeeman of the New Jersey Democratic Party. He has been a consistent major…

Kate Grant

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Kate Grant

Kate Grant joined the Foundation as its first Chief Executive in 2005. She led the expansion of the Foundation from supporting one institution in one country, Ethiopia, to its current position as the global leader in fistula treatment, supporting treatment partners in more than 20 countries in Africa and Asia. During her tenure, the Foundation more than…

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Ahana Gunderson

Ahana is a seasoned strategy and operations specialist with prior roles at American Express, Morgan Stanley, and a health care technology startup. Her experience includes old-school Fortune 500 management consulting, scrappy startup business development, and running the gauntlet on the fixed income trading floor. Ahana’s interest in international development was cemented by growing up in…

Anne Ferguson

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Anne Ferguson

Anne Ferguson joined the Foundation in late November 2003 as its first paid staff member. Since joining the Foundation she’s guided the formulation of policies and procedures to enable the organization’s growth. She has primary responsibility for financial systems, grants, HR and database management. Prior to working with the Fistula Foundation, she worked in the…

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Bwalya Chomba

Bwalya Magawa Chomba is the Program Manager for the Fistula Foundation Zambia office. Bwalya is responsible for supporting referrals for fistula patients to partner hospitals, serves as key liaison between the hospitals and the community, and strengthens partnerships with government ministries and community and faith-based organizations. Bwalya has been working as a Social Worker and…

Habiba Corodhia Mohamed

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Habiba Corodhia Mohamed

Habiba Corodhia Mohamed is Patient Outreach Officer for Fistula Foundation’s Action on Fistula program in Kenya. In this role, Ms. Mohamed works at the local level to educate communities about fistula and help identify and refer women for treatment. She also trains other community health workers in western Kenya to do the same. Ms. Mohamed…

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Katherine Weller

Katherine Weller is thrilled to join Fistula Foundation as Marketing Communications Writer. She brings a background in nonprofit program support and journalistic writing, as well as a B.A. in cross-cultural sociology. Katherine currently serves as co-chair of the Young Professionals Council at the St. Anthony Foundation, an organization serving homeless and low-income San Franciscans. Her…

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Kimberly Adinolfi

Kimberly is delighted to join Fistula Foundation in 2016 as Development Manager, Donor Programs and will be focusing on growing the Love a Sister and monthly giving programs. She is an experienced nonprofit fundraising professional with over 10 years’ experience working for some of the top nonprofits in the Bay Area, including Hope Services, EMQ…

Linda Edwards

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Linda Edwards

Linda Edwards graduated from West Valley College in Saratoga, CA and brings over 15 years of administrative experience and her data entry skills to our team. After watching the movie “A Walk to Beautiful” on PBS and reading the book, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, she volunteered to help with Fistula Foundation’s Mother’s…

Lindsey Pollaczek

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Lindsey Pollaczek

Lindsey Pollaczek joined Fistula Foundation in 2014.  She directs the Foundation’s work in Kenya through Action on Fistula, coordinating delivery of the fistula surgery training program and managing the development of a Fistula Treatment Network and outreach programs. Prior to joining Fistula Foundation, Lindsey had worked with Direct Relief since 2006, overseeing the organization’s Maternal and Child…

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Melissa Johnson

Melissa previously served during 2010-12 as Director of Development for the Fistula Foundation. And she is delighted to return to “Team Fistula” in the role of Senior Director, Donor Relations — focusing on personal stewardship of the Foundation’s very dedicated and expanding community of top donors. Melissa has 21 years’ experience as a fundraising professional,…

Mirabel Miscala - Digital Engagement Coordinator

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Mirabel Miscala

Mirabel Miscala joined Fistula Foundation in December 2015. As Digital Engagement Manager, Mirabel is delighted to communicate Fistula Foundation’s work through exciting and innovative means. Graduating from San Jose State with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Digital Media Art, Mirabel holds a background in web technologies, content management, and various digital skills in diverse…

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Renee Gardner

Renee Gardner joined Fistula Foundation in 2016 as an experienced human resources and administrative professional. Prior to joining the Foundation, Renee worked in multiple hi-tech, SaaS (software as a service), and technology security companies as their go-to human resources, immigration and office administration consultant, building corporate culture, as well as standard operating procedures for office…

Sally Cole - Development Coordinator

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Sally Cole

Sally Cole joined Fistula Foundation as an independent contractor during the busy year-end season of 2015. As an experienced customer-service professional, she transitioned to the full-time position of Development Coordinator in May of 2016. Prior to that, she worked at the non-profit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, inviting elementary and high school administrators to get teachers…