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Siège social de l'ICM - Responsable conseils sage-femme
Ann Yates est une sage-femme néo-zélandaise nommée en 2017 comme conseillère principale de la Confédération internationale des sages-femmes. Son expérience s'étend sur plus de 40 ans et dans plusieurs pays, où elle a occupé des postes de direction en clinique et de haut niveau dans des pays et des communautés à revenus élevés et faibles. Avant d'occuper son poste actuel, Ann a travaillé en tant que clinicienne et conférencière en Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée. Cette initiative de quatre ans menée par le gouvernement en matière de santé maternelle, néonatale et infantile a permis d'améliorer la qualité et la quantité des sages-femmes en PNG. En tant qu'ancienne présidente du Collège des sages-femmes de Nouvelle-Zélande, Ann a soutenu les sages-femmes de PNG pour renforcer l'Association des sages-femmes afin de représenter les sages-femmes au niveau national. Ann est passionnée par les soins maternels respectueux et l'accès de toutes les femmes en âge de procréer aux soins d'une sage-femme.
Faridah Luyiga Mwanje
ICM head office - Advocacy Lead
Faridah is an advocate and communicator for sexual and reproductive health with over 15 years of experience. She has worked with a range of stakeholders across the sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (SRMNCAH) continuum. Faridah has coordinated multi-country campaigns, demonstrated advocacy successes resulting in policy change, and built multi-sectorial partnerships at various levels.
As an advocate for midwives and midwifery, and the key role health workers and their associations play to improve health outcomes for women and newborns, Faridah is privileged to be working on these issues from a supply-side perspective, having initially advocated for SRMNCAH from the demand-side.
Faridah joined ICM in April 2021. Prior to her current role, she worked on advocacy and social accountability issues for SRMNCAH, supporting national alliances in Africa and Asia. She is a member of the Coalition Steering Committee of the Self-care Trailblazers Group.
Faridah holds a Bachelor of Mass Communication degree, a Master of Business Administration and served as a Fellow with the MakSPH-CDC HIV/AIDS Fellowship Programme at the School of Public Health.
ICM head office - Operational Support Coordinator
Justine joined ICM in July 2021 as Operational Support Coordinator. She holds a Master's degree in Applied Languages English & German, specialised in European and Regional Development. She has experience in project support, translation and event coordination that she gathered thanks to various roles in the United Kingdom, Germany and France. She is driven by social justice, equity and sustainability and is thrilled to be working for the ICM that strives for equal access to midwifery care around the world.
Siège social de l'ICM - Conseillère sage femme
Martha a rejoint l'ICM en 2012 en tant que coordinatrice de projet et travaille maintenant comme conseillère sage-femme. Elle est actuellement basée à Blantyre, au Malawi, où elle soutient la coordination du projet "50 000 joyeuses naissances" de l'ICM et coordonne le projet de boite à outils pour sage-femme. Elle est sage-femme et détient un master en gestion de la santé reproductive et du planning familial. Avant de travailler pour l'ICM, Martha a travaillé au Malawi, en Éthiopie et au Liberia où elle a géré divers programmes de santé maternelle et infantile, notamment le renforcement des systèmes de santé.
Siège social de l'ICM - Directrice générale
Sally est une Néo-Zélandaise qui est arrivée aux Pays-Bas en janvier 2017 pour occuper le poste de directrice générale de l'ICM. Avant cela, elle a eu une carrière de 35 ans couvrant tous les aspects de la profession de sage-femme - pratique, éducation, réglementation, professionnalisme et politique, y compris des rôles de présidente du Collège des sages-femmes de Nouvelle-Zélande, de présidente inaugurale du Conseil des sages-femmes de Nouvelle-Zélande, et de chef de la profession de sage-femme, professeur de sage-femme et directeur de l'apprentissage et de l'enseignement à l'école polytechnique d'Otago. Sally détient diverses qualifications universitaires, dont un doctorat en pratique de sage-femme, et a rédigé de nombreux articles et livres, notamment en coéditant un manuel de pratique de sage-femme australasien (qui en est à sa 4e édition). Sally est passionnée par les sages-femmes et la profession de sage-femme et pense que des associations de sages-femmes fortes peuvent comprendre et s'adapter aux changements dans leurs pays afin d'assurer une pratique de sage-femme forte et des services de continuité des soins dirigés par des sages-femmes pour les femmes et leurs familles. En 2008, elle a été nommée membre de l'Ordre du mérite de Nouvelle-Zélande pour les services de sage-femme et la santé des femmes. Elle est mariée à Michael Lucas, et le couple a deux fils adultes, Oscar et Felix.
Siège social de l'ICM - Assistante de la direction directeur générale et responsable de la gouvernance
Sigrid travaille comme assistante exécutive de la directrice générale et elle est responsable de la gouvernance depuis octobre 2019, mais elle a rejoint l'ICM un an plus tôt en tant qu'assistante administrative. Elle est titulaire d'un diplôme en gestion des ressources humaines et a également étudié la communication, le leadership et les études sur le genre. Avant de rejoindre l'ICM, elle a travaillé dans le soutien et l'administration de projets à l'université d'Uppsala et dans les forces armées suédoises. Sigrid est suédoise, mais elle vit aux Pays-Bas depuis janvier 2018.
Shree is ICM's Head or Programmes and Partnerships, she has been working with ICM since 2018. Shree has over 24 years of experience in resource mobilisation, capacity strengthening. partnership building, programme design and management across public, private and NGO sectors. Shree is an Economist by background and lives in the UK. You can access Shree's LinkedIn profile here: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/shree-mandke-a6281911
Helen joined ICM in August 2021 as Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive and President. She is experienced in supporting executives and management teams; from managing daily administrative and operational tasks to executing strategic projects. With a background in management consultancy, marketing, and corporate development, Helen enjoys supporting leaders to make change happen.
She is passionate about ICM’s vision for a world where every childbearing woman has access to a midwife’s care, and the lifesaving impact of fully investing in midwives.
Christabel Nachizya Mateyo
ICM Head Office - SMS Project Coordinator
ICM Head Office - Midwife Advisor - Regulation
Mandy is a UK midwife and has diverse experience as clinical midwife in hospital and community settings and in regulation, maternity safety, education, management and research. Mandy has a recognized teaching qualification and an MA in Midwifery Practice.
Mandy has worked in Nigeria and Uganda providing technical support to education and twinning programmes. Mandy’s regulatory experience includes leading the Midwifery Committee that strategically planned midwifery regulation and registration for the Ministry of Health, United Arab Emirates. She has also worked as a Midwifery Adviser, Nursing and Midwifery Council, UK, where she worked on regulatory standards for the UK and Europe. Mandy is passionate about midwifery and the role of the midwife as the lead facilitator of safe and healthy pregnancy and birth for all women.
ICM Head Office - Midwife Advisor - Leadership & Association Strengthening
Liselotte is a Dutch midwife working as the Midwife Advisor for Leadership and Association Strengthening at ICM. For over ten years, she has worked in several independent midwifery practices in the Netherlands. Liselotte combines her midwifery experience and anthropological knowledge (MSc) in her work at ICM and she has a passion for working cross-culturally. She has led several twinning projects internationally, having not only seen and developed these projects, but personally experienced how to build strong professional communities through twinning. Prior to her current role at ICM, Liselotte worked as the international policy advisor for the Royal Dutch Organisation of Midwives (KNOV) in the Netherlands. During the 5 years that she worked at KNOV, she collaborated intensively with the international midwifery community which convinced her of the importance of international community building to strengthen midwives globally.
Liselotte is currently based in the Netherlands.
Nikkie Lambregts Yeaman
ICM Head Office – Senior Finance & Operations Officer
Before joining the International Confederation of Midwives, Nikkie spent almost 20 years working for a European Trade Association, where she gained valuable experience in the day-to-day management of finance, operations, governance, events and team development. As a people person who fully subscribes to the Servant Leadership model, Nikkie has been able to develop long lasting relationships during her career, through her ability to facilitate engagement and two-way communication both internally and externally across various stakeholder groups.
Nikkie is based in the Netherlands. You can find out more about Nikkie via her LinkedIn Profile - https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikkieyeaman/
Before joining ICM Leefke worked for different professional associations in Germany. She is experienced in membership management, administration, and project support. Leefke has a degree in Area Studies Asia Africa, International Relations and Law and Society. She enjoys working with people striving towards a society based on equity and justice. As a child of a midwife herself, Leefke could not imagine a better place to start this change than one that advocates for women’s access to reproductive health and care for mothers and their babies.
Leefke is currently based in The Hague in the Netherlands.
ICM Head Office - Project and Officer Administrator
Enith is an enthusiastic Business Administrator with over 10 years of experience in diverse aspects of administrative and financial management. Prior to her role as Project and Office Administrator, she worked for both, small and global organisations, which gave her the opportunity to learn the strategic processes of every area of an organisation.
She loves to be part of the ICM and to be able to work with an incredible talented team to enhance the reproductive health of women, their newborns and their families.
Enith is from Colombia and currently based in the Netherlands.
ICM Head Office - Events and Digital Logistics Coordinator
Bruna is an experienced publicist in digital communications, copywriting and digital marketing. As the Events and Digital Logistics Coordinator at ICM, Bruna aims to combine her passion for diversity, multiculturalism and feminism with her strategic skills to support women’s sexual and reproductive healthcare and rights.
Bruna is based in Brazil.
ICM Head Office - Design Lead
Ky joined ICM in June 2022 as Design Lead. Ky is a graphic designer and visual communications strategist with over six years of experience at nonprofit human rights organizations. Prior to their role at ICM, Ky worked as Graphic Designer for the Tahirih Justice Center.
Ky engages with queer, feminist, and emergent strategy frameworks along with the Design Justice Principles throughout their projects, with an eye into how design can propagate narratives that drive us towards collective liberation. They are thrilled to be working with ICM to advocate for midwives at the intersection of gender, health, and economic justice.
Ky is a graduate of the University of Vermont with a B.A. in Political Science and Russian & East European Studies and recently received a Communications Design certificate from the Massachusetts College of Art & Design.
Ky is based in Dublin, Ireland.
ICM Head Office - Head of Advocacy and Communications
Daniela joined ICM as Head of Advocacy and Communications in August 2022. She has a Master’s degree in Maternal and Infant Health from the University of Dundee and an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in European Studies from the University of Toronto.
Prior to her current role Daniela worked as a Reproductive Rights Programme Lead at Roda – Parents in Action in Croatia, where she worked on quality improvement and research programmes related to respectful maternity care, as well as on advocacy and human rights campaigns. She has collaborated extensively with national, regional and international-level policymakers and human rights bodies on implementing respectful maternity care, and has served on the board of the NGO Human Rights in Childbirth.
Daniela has led teams to develop innovative educational tools for parents, including two mobile apps financed by European Commission grants – Expecting (for expectant parents) and Growing (for parents of children 0-3), as well as the book Pregnant – Your Guide to the Next Twelve Months (available as a free e-book and audio book).
Daniela is based on the northern coast of Croatia, where she lives with her partner and three children.
ICM Head Office - Finance Administrator
Sheilah joined ICM in September 2022 after graduating with a Master’s in finance and accounting from the Rotterdam university of applied sciences, she did her Bachelor’s degree from Makerere University and has experience working in finance and operations as well as managing businesses. She is excited to be working at ICM mainly because the values align with her personal values.
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Yeiwon joined ICM in October 2022 as a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Coordinator. She has an MSc degree in Public Health for Development from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a BA degree in International Studies from Kyunghee University, South Korea.
Before her current role, she was involved in various health projects in LMICs concerning maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescent health with multiple international development organizations.
She believes in the value of combining evidence with sound M&E strategies to improve service delivery and build on learnings.
She is currently based in the Netherlands.
ICM Head Office - Executive Assistant
Caroline joined the ICM in November 2022 as Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive and President. Previously working for the UK Government in London and Paris, Caroline has held various positions at International Organisations and Courts in The Hague and Amsterdam for the past 15 years, supporting executives and legal staff, and has expertise in information management and archiving.
Caroline supports ICM’s mission to strengthen Midwives' Associations and to advance the profession of midwifery globally.
Caroline is currently based in the Netherlands.
ICM Head Office - Office Manager
As an office manager, Maulina enjoys having the responsibility of creating an office environment that not only reflects ICM values, but also a space of collaboration, creativity and empowerment for ICM staff. She puts into practice her previous experience as a project associate to create structures and systems that seamlessly facilitate the different needs of ICM staff members.
Maulina worked on various development projects in Indonesia before working with ICM. She has many years of experience in project support, communication, social research, and stakeholder engagement at The World Bank and Decentralization Support Facility. She has a degree in Governance and Development Policy from ISS – Erasmus University Rotterdam and is based in the Netherlands.
Head Office - Digital Communications Coordinator
Head Office - Chief Midwife
ICM Head Office - Head of Midwives and Association Strengthening
ICM Head Office - Grants and Donor Compliance Lead
ICM Head Office - Operations Administrator
ICM Head Office - MA Capacity Assessment and Strengthening Project Lead