Mae Ocampo - Programme Director

Mae Ocampo - Programme Director

Direct phone: +32 (0) 2 210 04 22

Mae is the Director of Programmes. She is responsible for EWL’s overall sustainability, resilience and organisational development. She works towards ensuring EWL’s operations and activities are cohesive, sustainably resourced and funded, and that a nurturing process for resource mobilisation is in place to support our collective work and in building our capacity. Mae also cares for EWL’s knowledge and learning processes, and is passionate about inclusion, diversity, and equality in the way EWL works towards a Feminist Europe.

Mae joined EWL in 2018. She is an activist with more than 25 years of experience in very diverse environments, contexts and cultures working on environmental justice and human rights. She worked for Friends of the Earth International in senior management for almost 18 years focusing on strategic development and sustainability, direction for programmes, and membership development. She also worked for Action Aid International (Brussels office) as the Management and Accountability Coordinator and as the Senior Manager for the Programmes Department at Fairfood International. In the past 8 years, Mae worked on the human rights violations in Syria and dedicated time around the protection of immigrants and refugees in Europe. In her personal time, she enjoys cooking, discovering hidden gems in European cities, getting lost in a book, movie binging, poetry writing, and composing songs. She also loves to strum the ukulele as her cat is lulled to sleep.

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EWL event "Progress towards a Europe free from all forms of male violence" to mark the 10th aniversary of the Istanbul Convention, 12 May 2021.

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