Leah plays a crucial role in supporting the execution of specific projects within practice areas at VfW including aiding in project management, cultivating client relationships, coordinating internally, planning work, and managing project systems and processes. With a deep commitment to fostering gender equality and inclusivity, Leah is a gender specialist with a diverse background in research, international development, human rights, financial inclusion, and energy. She has extensive experience in designing and conducting complex assessments, as well as engaging with stakeholders. Before joining Value or Women, Leah worked for the World Bank as a Consultant and for Distill Inclusion as a Gender Analyst.
Leah is a graduate of Gender Studies from the University of Venda, South Africa, and holds a Master of Laws in Human Rights Law from the University of South Africa.