Celebrating the Women of IFES

Publication Date: 
1 Mar 2019

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The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) is at the forefront of innovative and inclusive work to provide citizens around the world with the fundamental human right to have a say in how they are governed. IFES’ leadership in the field is comprised of a cadre of women professionals with firsthand experience administering elections in every region of the world. Throughout the month of March, IFES is featuring the “Women of IFES” to highlight the contributions of female IFES staff around the world and mark both Women’s History Month in the United States and International Women's Day on March 8.

Katherine Ellena, IFES Legal Advisor

Ellena moderates a panel during IFES' 2016 U.S. Election Program.

Renata Levovski, IFES Chief of Party for Kyrgyzstan

Levovski co-leads a training for BRIDGE facilitators in Kyrgyzstan.

Keti Maisuradze, IFES Chief of Party for Georgia

Keti Maisuradze

Meriam Belghali, IFES Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator for Tunisia

Meriam Belghali

Dr. Fernanda Buril, IFES Program Officer for the Americas and Electoral Operations Technical Coordinator

Buril speaks to Dominican youth with disabilities who completed an IFES course on leadership and political processes during their graduation ceremony.

Radhika Regmi Pokharel, IFES Deputy Country Director for Nepal

Regmi explains the important role of women leaders to political party members during a BRIDGE workshop on gender and elections.

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