LANA RAZAFIMANANTSOA – Programme officer, Francophone Africa

Lana is responsible for the AWDF grant management portfolio of French speaking African countries. She liaises with other departments to provide technical assistance, support and expertise to the overall objectives of the organisation.

Lana has more than 15 years work experience in different fields, ranging from administration, project management, advocacy & communication, capacity building, grant-making and MEL. She has also undertaken consultations in the area of humanitarian advocacy and research, ecological & climate justice, SRHR justice, and African feminist movement building. For years, she provided technical support and expertise to various CSO-led, youth-led and women-led justice and activism movements in Africa.

Lana’s educational background is in Human Rights & Gender, Community Development and Communication for Development.

She is a proud feminist, passionate about feminism and its intersectionality. She also promotes values in justice, solidarity and leadership of African women for the full realisation of their rights.