Claire Mathonsi

Deputy Executive Director

Claire Mathonsi is an African feminist with extensive experience in women’s rights and gender equality in a global context with direct experience across Asia, Anglophone and Francophone Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America & the Caribbean. Throughout her career, she has worked in diverse sectors at national, regional and global level.

Claire has comprehensive insight and practical exposure across gender in the context of SRHR, HIV, governance, economic transformation and all forms of gender based violence (GBV) and its linkages to key issues related to gender equality.  She has worked as the Global Technical Advisor: Gender & Gender Based Violence Advisor at the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, was a founding member of the African Women’s Rights Collective (AWRC), was the co-Chair of the United Kingdom DFID PPA Learning Group on Gender, was on the Steering Committee Member for Women4GlobalFund and is currently the Chairperson of Access Chapter 2.

To contact Claire, email: claire.mathonsi@advocacyaccelerator.org