Ms Doris Mpoumou

Director and AU Representative, Save the Children

Ms Doris Mpoumou is the Director of Save the Children African Union Liaison and Pan Africa Office. A human rights and social justice advocate, Doris has over 20 years of experience in advocacy, policy analysis, and coalition building on issues as diverse as child marriage, gender equality, violence against women and girls, global governance, peace and security, and sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Before joining Save the Children, Doris led the international advocacy portfolio for International Planned Parenthood Western Hemisphere in New York where she helped shape among others, the gender equality, violence against women and girls and the sexual and reproductive health and rights community's recommendations in the post-2015 process. Doris also served as the first Director of the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) and co-spearheaded advocacy efforts at Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) that led to the creation of UN Women.