Roxana Bonnell has worked on social justice and human rights issues for the last 20 years. Prior to coming to WestWind Foundation, Roxana was the Deputy Director of the Open Society Institute’s Public Health Program. At OSI, Roxana managed international programs focused on access to medicines and other health and human right issues. This work included grant-making to and capacity strengthening of civil society groups in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Southeast Asia and East and Southern Africa. During the 1990s, Roxana lived in Russia, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan promoting the development of democratic institutions. Roxana also spent 7 years in Asia working in Thai refugee camps and studying in China and Japan. Roxana pursued her graduate studies at Colombia University for her undergraduate degree in Asian Studies.
Kristen Mahoney is a Program Consultant for the WestWind Foundation’s Reproductive Health and Rights Program. Kristen has a Master in Public Health from Tufts University and a background in business administration and holds degrees in Marketing and French from Lehigh University. Prior to becoming involved with women’s health issues she worked for two years at Environmental Financial Consulting Group and for two years as Manager of Sprint Services, an express package company. She currently serves as the co-leader of the Youth Working Group at the Funders Network and serves on the Advisory Council of the Vincent Obstetrics and Gynecology Department.