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Jessica Horn

Director of programmes
African Women's Development Fund

Jessica Horn is director of programmes for the African Women's Development Fund – a grantmaking organisation based in Accra, Ghana that resources African women's organisations, activists and movements. Jessica has worked for over 15 years supporting activist organisations, funders and the UN to deepen analysis, shape policy and funding, and refine interventions to defend women's rights to health, bodily autonomy and freedom from violence. She has served on the boards of the Urgent Action Fund Africa, Mama Cash and the International Grants Committee of Comic Relief, and is currently on the board of the Fund for Global Human Rights.

Twitter: @stillSHErises
LinkedIn: Jessica Horn

Conference sessions

Connect strand

Interrogate the dynamics and structures that perpetuate the imbalance of power, resources and funds between northern and local organisations.



Mon, 03/23/2020 - 14:15 to 15:30

Explore the UK's global role in achieving its international development mission from a government and civil society perspective.



Mon, 02/26/2018 - 11:15 to 12:45

This session looks at how we as a sector can work with southern partners to help them better lead their own development.



Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:45 to 12:15