Luisa Orza

Luisa is a writer, storyteller and women’s rights advocate with 20 years’ policy, programming and advocacy experience in gender equality, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), and gender-based violence (GBV) in the context of HIV. Deeply and consistently committed to building the leadership and meaningful participation of women in all of their diversity, her work focuses on advancing the rights of the most marginalized women, girls and gender non-conforming people, and supporting feminist organizing and movement building. She is experienced in strategy development and planning, policy analysis and advocacy, monitoring and evaluation (including developing and working with theory of change), and facilitating participatory action research. She has been involved in the development and dissemination of knowledge products including toolkits and guides, discussion papers, technical briefs and peer-reviewed publications to deepen the understanding and evidence base around HIV, GBV and SRHR linkages.