At Komera we have an incredible Board of Directors who are committed to empowering young women around the world. We are fortunate to be supported by their expertise and their commitment to serve both locally and globally. We are thrilled to have a Board of Directors both in the United States and Rwanda.

Komera Board

U.S. Board of Directors

David Boehmer Partner, Heidrick and Struggles and Board Chair
Elizabeth Bohart  Executive Director and Co-Founder of Watchers of the Sky Initiative
Margaret Butler Co-founder, Executive Director
Kristen Gengaro SVP Group Account Director, CAHG/TBWA Worldhealth
John Hagarty COO, Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Ali Samadi Managing Director, Equity Derivatives at Nomura Securities
Larkin Callaghan Director of Strategy, Communications & Partnerships; AIDS Research Institute, UC San Francisco
Victoria Reese Managing Partner, Heidrick and Struggles
Jessica Malaty Rivera Health & Science Communications Executive

Rwanda Board of Directors

Donatha Gihana Deputy Country Director, Girl Hub
Juliette Muzaire Human Resource Specialist, Chemonics International
Honoline Niyigena Executive Assistant, Qatar Airways
Alice Nyirimana  Social Worker Manager, Partners In Health
Evelyn Mukakabano Social Worker, Rwinkwavu Hospital
Edward Shyaka District Project Manager, Partners in Health
Jackline Mukayisiri Manager, Bank of Rwanda
Solange Ayanone Managing Director, Afri-Media
Francis Kamanzi Lecturer, College of Education, University of Rwanda
Jackline Mukashyaka Student, University of Rwanda
Pierrine Musabyemaria Student, University of Rwanda
Dativah Bideri Country Director, Komera

Advisory Board

New York
Jessica Brennan Managing Director, Carlyle Group
Amy Synnott D’Annibale Editor-in-Chief, The Beautiful Now
Kristina Apgar Creative Partnerships Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance
Bernadett Vajda Image Consultant
Elizabeth Langel Associate Principal, Heidrick & Struggles
Arlette Umuhoza Precious Metals Analyst, Blenheim Capital Management
Julie Henderson Co-founder, ALDA Models
Danielle Redman Co-founder, ALDA Models
Consolee Nishimwe Activist, Public Speaker and Author
Annelise Osborne former Senior Vice President, Moody’s Investor Service

Lisa Eisenbud Founder, GoGirlGlobal
Siiri Morley Executive Director, Strong Women Strong Girls
Victoria Gomez Store Manager, Lululemon Chestnut Hill
Matt Urban Account Manager, CarGurus
Leonela Gonzalez Co-founder, E4L Network
Allyson McDonald Former Global President, Ellevate Network

San Francisco
V.A. Lopes Senior Vice President, Management Supervisor, Giant Creative Strategy
Sasha Rabsey Manager, HOW Fund and Co-founder of Present Purpose Network