Ruth Koshal

Advisory Board Member

Ruth Koshal is a strategic and visionary leader with 16 years of experience in senior management in innovative regional policy and advocacy. This has included work in the areas of child rights, fundraising, building partnerships, networking and advocating for change with donors, governments, civil society and regional bodies such as the African Union and East African Community.

Mrs Koshal is the Senior Africa Engagement Officer at Girls Not Brides the Global Partnership to End Child Marriage, based in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to joining Girls Not Brides, she was the Director of Social Enterprise at Africa Centre for Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Kenya.  Ruth previously worked with Save the Children International as a Senior Manager and World Vision International as a Senior Policy and Advocacy Advisor. She has lived and worked in Tanzania, Kenya and the USA.

Mrs Koshal has an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Massachusetts, USA.