On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Ecuador killing hundreds of people, leaving thousands wounded and causing severe damage to infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water and storage, as well as shelter is urgently needed. With your help we can reach the most vulnerable populations with vital assistance.
In June 2010, Joanna joined ActionAid, an international NGO working in over 40 countries, and is based in ActionAid’s South Africa office. Previous to that she worked at Oxfam Canada and was executive director of the Association of Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) where she transformed it into an international, feminist membership organization. She has extensive experience of international governance and strategic links to international network as well as many years of policy research experience focused on gender and economic reforms.