Board

A native of North Darfur, Founder and the president of Darfur Women Action Group and the Director of Global Partnerships for United to End Genocide, which involves promoting greater outreach to the civil societies worldwide, particularly those represent the communities affected by genocide and mass atrocities from the regions that UEG is working to address. Ms.

Norrie was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1943 during World War II.  Her family moved to a small resort town in upstate NY when she was 12.  After receiving her Masters degree, Norrie worked as a speech pathologist in a school for neurologically impaired youngsters and subsequently as an audiologist for 20 years at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital in NYC.

Fatima M. Haroun is one of the leading advocates on behalf of the people of Darfur. She is a native of Jebel Marra, a beautiful area of Western Darfur that has been destroyed by the Janjaweed militias in recent years. A graduate of Khartoum University, she has an extensive background in rural development in her homeland.

An experienced feature film Producer, Emmanuel Itier directed the thriller “Tell me no Lies” (2000) and the horror film “Scarecrow” (2002). He just completed the Peace documentary “The Invocation” narrated by Sharon Stone and with Desmond Tutu, HH The Dalai Lama, Deepak Chopra and many other worldwide peace activists.  Emmanuel also produced the films “Wildflower” (1999) and “Scarecrow Slayers” (2003) among other pictures.

Maria Bello is an internationally renowned actor, women's rights activist, DWAG board member and the co-founder of We Advance, a women's movement and NGO based in Cité Soleil, Haiti, that advocates for women throughout the country to have full political, economic, and social participation.

Mrs. Atherya currently serves as ‎Senior Specialist, Labor and Employment Rights at USAID.

Mrs. Woods is the Global Client Principal for Social Impact Programs at ThoughtWorks, a technology firm committed to social and economic justice . From 2003 to 2014, Mr.s woods has served as  coas co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, and an expert on U.S. foreign policy with a special emphasis on Africa and the developing world.

Well renowned actress, human rights activist, Mia Farrow holds Golden Globes amongst other awards and years of humanitarian activism. She first became UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2000.

Professor Kapila is an Indian born and British national. Was a whistle blower during the early stages of the Darfur Genocide.