Mendy Marsh

Co-Founder and Executive Director of VOICE

About Mendy Marsh

She has masters degrees in both Public Health and Social Work from Columbia University.

Past work?
Professionally, she has had an impressive career, including notable work at UNICEF, where she handled the Global Violence Against Women and Girls in Emergencies portfolio and led a team that trained over 3,500 humanitarian actors on preventing and responding to risks of violence against women and girls across 18 countries. 

Mendy has shaped policy, raised millions of dollars, defined cutting-edge interventions to promote the empowerment of women and girls in conflict and disaster contexts, and driven UN entities, NGOs, and research organizations to develop some of the most innovative tools in the sector.

Areas of interest?
As co-founder and Executive Director of VOICE, her mission is to amplify the voices of women and girls, to ensure that conflict and disaster responses are centered on what they know they need.

She has published articles in professional journals on reproductive health and the prevention and response to sexual violence in conflict settings. Her opinions have been featured on diverse platforms like the Business Insider,  Ms. MagazineThe HillNewsweek, Madam PolicyCNN, and The Drive with Ted Henley.

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