Maidie Arkutu, an award-winning professional marketer, transformational leader and international executive, will bring her expertise to the CAMFED International Board as a Trustee in 2022.
CAMFED International Board to welcome five new Trustees in 2022
CAMFED, the Campaign for Female Education, is delighted to announce the appointment of five new Trustees to the Board of CAMFED International. In the course of 2022, CAMFED will welcome Maidie Arkutu, Vicky Johnson, Caroline Kende-Robb, Victoria Sabula and Professor Charlotte Watts to the Board.
These experts join CAMFED at a pivotal moment of growing global recognition of the value of CAMFED’s approach, and expanding partnerships in support of scaling our programmes to serve the needs of vulnerable girls and young women.
Vicky Johnson brings her deep experience in international and social finance, operations and consultancy to the CAMFED International Board as a Trustee in 2022.
Caroline Kende-Robb brings over 30 years of leadership and management experience with humanitarian and development diplomacy to the CAMFED International Board in 2022.
Victoria Sabula brings her expertise in legal advisory, compliance, risk management, governance and corporate finance to the CAMFED International Board as a Trustee in 2022.
Professor Charlotte Watts brings her global expertise in women’s empowerment, violence prevention and health to the CAMFED International Board as a Trustee in 2022.
Over the next five years, CAMFED’s goal is to ensure another five million girls are learning and thriving in school, and on a trajectory to economic independence. We will help 50,000 young women to transition into productive and sustainable enterprises, cascading their knowledge to 750,000 others. And we aim to create 150,000 new jobs, especially in climate-smart enterprises.
A warm welcome to our new Trustees, who will contribute to the development of CAMFED by helping us to deliver our strategy to 2025 and beyond.
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