Our Leadership

The CHANGE board of directors is committed to the belief that U.S. foreign policy should protect and enhance the health and reproductive rights of all women.

Aziza Ahmed Image

Aziza Ahmed Aziza Ahmed Image

Assistant Professor of Law

Northeastern University School of Law

Boston, MA

Gary Barker Image

Gary Barker Gary Barker Image

International Director and Founder


Washington, DC

Pamela W. Barnes, Chair Image

Pamela W. Barnes, Chair Pamela W. Barnes, Chair Image

Former President and CEO


New York City, NY

Vignetta Charles Image

Vignetta Charles Vignetta Charles Image

Chief Science Officer


Scotts Valley, CA

Sangeeta Chowdhry Image

Sangeeta Chowdhry Sangeeta Chowdhry Image

Program Director for Asia and the Pacific

Global Fund For Women

New York City, NY

Peter Fenn, Secretary Image

Peter Fenn, Secretary Peter Fenn, Secretary Image


Fenn Communications Group

Washington D.C.

Latanya Mapp Frett, Treasurer Image

Latanya Mapp Frett, Treasurer Latanya Mapp Frett, Treasurer Image

Vice President Global and Executive Director

Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Global

New York City, NY

Paul O’Brien Image

Paul O’Brien Paul O’Brien Image

Vice President for Policy and Campaigns

Oxfam America

Washington, DC

Terry McGovern Image

Terry McGovern Terry McGovern Image

Professor and Interim Chair, Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

New York City, NY

Serra Sippel, ex officio Image

Serra Sippel, ex officio Serra Sippel, ex officio Image


Center for Health and Gender Equity

Washington, DC

Liesl Gerntholtz Image

Liesl Gerntholtz Liesl Gerntholtz Image

Executive Director, Women's Rights Division

Human Rights Watch

New York City, NY