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Our UK team

Our UK team

Learn more about the people behind Women for Women International – UK and hear what inspires and motivates them to work here and be part of our mission.

A career with Women for Women International means working alongside a dynamic, ambitious and passionate team in the UK, US, Germany and our country offices.

Executive Team

Sara Bowcutt

Sara Bowcutt

Co-Managing Director

I love the phrase 'Empowered women, empower women' – and I think that Women for Women International’s work encompasses this. That’s what inspires me to do my job.

Carrie Brownlee

Carrie Brownlee

Co-Manging Director

I am inspired by the incredible, brave women who have survived unimaginable atrocities to become part of this mission to create a safer, more just world. I am inspired by the passion and dedication of my colleagues in the UK and around the world. I am inspired by my daughter.

Finance and Operations Team

Ghazala Awan

Ghazala Awan

Head of Finance

I am inspired by my sister, who continues to motivate me in the work I do here at Women for Women.

Giulia Mossa

Giulia Mossa

Finance Officer

I’m inspired by the women in my life and the women we serve. Together we can make the world a better place and with Women for Women International I can be part of this change.

Veselina Karaivanova

Veselina Karaivanova

Finance Officer

I am so proud to be part of Women for Women International because I know my work is helping support women survivors of war rebuild their lives and choose their future.

Sophie Lloyd

Sophie Lloyd

Operations and HR Officer

I want to help all women everywhere in our shared goal for gender equality and working for Women for Women International allows me to play a role in achieving this.

Fundraising, Marketing and Communications Team

Laurence Greening

Laurence Greening

Head of Marketing

I am constantly inspired by the incredible stories of strength and perseverance of the women we work with. I also strongly believe that it’s important for men to play a part in achieving equality.

Negar Sharafi

Negar Sharafi

Partnerships and Philanthropy Coordinator

I am inspired by the enthusiasm of my colleagues and their dedication to creating real change in the world, as well as the strength and resilience of the women we serve in our programmes.

Pamela Villacres

Pamela Villacres

Programme Funding Manager (New Business)

For me, there is no greater inspiration than watching a woman defy the odds to reclaim her life back. I am proud to be a part of a movement that embraces these possibilities, and I am proud to be part of this change.

Paulina Stachnik

Paulina Stachnik

Head of Communications

I am inspired by our amazing graduates, like Sylhane, who I met in Kosovo. She shared, "The classes that I attended really made me brave – they pulled out the best from us."

Preeya Varsani

Preeya Varsani

Head of Corporate Fundraising

I’ve always been inspired by the work that Women for Women International do, and the opportunity to be part of an incredible team who are dedicated to creating real, tangible change in the world is amazing.

Sarah Wyns

Sarah Wyns

Corporate Partnerships Officer

I am proud to be part of an organisation where each person is truly committed to raising women survivors of war's voices. The incredible achievements of both the team and the resilient women we serve motivates me to work hard every day.

Zoë Elliott

Zoë Elliott

Head of Special Events and Philanthropy

I’m proud to be part of an amazing team working to create change and transform the lives of women, their families and communities. When women support each other incredible things do happen.

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Policy and Advocacy Team

Stephanie Siddall

Stephanie Siddall

Head of Global Policy and Advocacy

I’m inspired by the stories of strength, dedication and leadership that I hear from the women we serve around the world – including those who, despite the immense challenges they face, use their voices to become advocates for change in their communities.

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