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Women’s March Global

New York, United States
Joined February 2019

Women's March Global unites women worldwide to lead in their local mission to advance Women's Human Rights.

Presence in: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Madagascar, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Paraguay, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Uganda, United Kingdom, Zambia
Focus: Education, Gender-based violence, Health, Women's Rights

Women’s March Global unites women worldwide to lead in their local mission to advance Women’s Human Rights through three programs:

The Global Platform: A safe and open environment for a global community of local activists to unite and be inspired.

Grassroots Campaigns: Elevate, amplify, and facilitate grassroots-led campaigns for women’s human rights.

Education, Training, and Support: Free accessible resources for anyone anywhere to learn about the issues and discover ways to take action in their local communities.


People Associated With This Organization

Uma Mishra-Newbery

United States  
Women’s March Global
Joined February 2019
Interests: Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Women's Rights
Uma Mishra-Newbery is the Interim Executive Director of Women’s March Global. Uma has been with Women’s March Global since March 2017, initially as a volunteer and then as the former Director of Global Community.

Prior to Women’s March Global, Uma was a high-school Chemistry teacher, worked in the medical field as a Medical Lab Technologist and served in the United States Army as an active duty soldier for nearly six years. Uma has been awarded numerous commendations and achievement awards for her leadership and duty during her time in service.

Uma has been a TEDx speaker, sharing how we can foster community through development work. She is a proud first generation Indian American, U.S. Army veteran, and forever will be a Science nerd. The motto that fuels Uma as an activist and community builder is by Alice Walker: “Activism is the rent I pay for living on the planet.”
Uma Mishra-Newbery is the network champion (main point of contact) for Women’s March Global.

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