European Network of Migrant Women

Staff & Volunteers

Anna Zobnina

Strategy & Executive Director

Born in St.Petersburg, Russia, Anna has over 15 years of experience in the area of feminist analysis of male violence & discrimination against women and girls, sexual and reproductive exploitation, SRHR, EU and international human rights policy work, research, training and advocacy, women’s empowerment, with a specific focus on migrant and refugee women.

anna [at]

Ursula Le Menn

Communications Officer

Ursula is a French-Peruvian feminist activist with a 5 years experience. She previously worked as a volunteer communications officer for our member organisation Osez le Féminisme! during three years. She specialises in feminist social media communication and strategy as well as campaign building. In her activism she focuses on male violence against women and girls and how the justice system perpetuates impunity.

ursula [at]

Alyssa Ahrabare

Legal & Advocacy Lead

Alyssa is a French feminist activist of Moroccan-Algerian origin. With MA in International Law and Fundamental Liberties,  she has over 7 years of experience working with advocacy NGOs and networks at national and EU level. Alyssa has worked on the conception and implementation of several advocacy strategies, contributed to various publications and reports, and provided training to CSOs, and professionals on access to rights and justice, asylum rights, children rights and male violence against women and girls.

alyssa [at]

Frohar Poya

Research & Outreach Lead

Afghan by origin, Frohar is an experienced migration researcher and oral historian. With MA in  Cross-Cultural Psychology and Community Oral History, she has led refugee research projects in the UK, and worked for multiple European projects including as Migrant and Refugee Communities Oral History Trainer.  She also has worked with women victims of domestic violence and developed trainings on women’a rights for NGOs in Afghanistan.

frohar [at]

Zahra Sadjadi

Finance Officer

Zahra is an experienced Iranian accountant with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance and years of expertise in financial accounting and ERP systems. Holding a Master’s degree in Economics, Zahra brings a robust foundation in financial management to our non-profit organisation.

zahra [at]

Rosa González

AGENCY Project Facilitator

Rosa is a Mexican gender specialist and human rights advocate. With a background in International Relations and Gender studies, she has experience working with women victims of feminicidal and institutional violence and has collaborated with several NGOs focused on women, migration, anti-racism, anti-discrimination, and decolonisation as a researcher, project designer, and facilitator. She is currently based in Berlin collaborating with Women Centers in the area of feminism and culture.

rosa [at]

Khaula Walayat

Research Intern

Born in Pakistan, Khaula is pursuing a degree in International Affairs in Sweden. With PhD in applied economics, she is a researcher and human rights activist with more than 15 years of experience in research and teaching in the areas of women’s rights, inequalities and globalisation, having previously worked in such organisations as AWP, HRCP and Sangat Foundation. She also writes for newspapers as a security and economy analyst.

khaula [at]

Elena Marati

Advocacy and Legal Volunteer

Elena is an Italian international development consultant and holds an MA in international relations, with a specialisation in Migration. She has a background in policy analysis and legislative monitoring related to migration and asylum in Europe, as well as experience in managing international development cooperation projects across multiple countries. Driven by her passion for social impact, she is interested in human rights based policy-making and programming, migration and gender.

elena [at]

Yasmine Aburaya

Advocacy and Legal Volunteer

Yasmine is an Egyptian women’s rights activist and human rights advocate with an MA in International Cooperation on Human Rights and Intercultural Heritage from the University of Bologna with a specialisation in international cooperation and protection of human rights. She brings extensive experience in advocacy, research, and project development, focusing on issues like male violence against women, domestic abuse, and structural violence against migrant women. Yasmine’s commitment to social justice extends beyond borders, as she has been involved in various women’s organisations both locally and internationally. Her passion and skills empower her to address migration-related challenges for women, amplifying marginalised voices and driving positive change.

yasmine [at]

Maria Laura D'Andreiz

Advocacy and Legal Volunteer

Malala is an Argentine-qualified lawyer with a strong commitment to justice and equality. She holds a postgraduate degree in Criminal Law and is starting an LLM in Human Rights Law. With five years of practical experience, including roles as a Criminal Justice Coordinator at an NGO and Legal Advisor at a Criminal Court, Malala has focused on cases involving sexual assault, rape, domestic violence, and sexual exploitation. Her academic work underscores the judiciary’s crucial role in democracy and highlights systemic biases that hinder access to justice based on socioeconomic status and gender stereotypes. Passionate about the transformative potential of law, Malala is dedicated to supporting missions that promote societal empowerment and equality

malala [at]

Athina Papachristou

Project Volunteer

Athina Papachristou is a Greek lawyer holding an MSc in National and European Public Administration, specialising in asylum and migration law, with extensive professional experience in NGOs dedicated to supporting migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees. She possesses knowledge on issues such as male violence against women and girls, child protection, particularly concerning unaccompanied minors, and labour law.

athina [at]

Flora Apostolidou

Project Volunteer

Flora is a Belgian student of Greek and Bulgarian descent, fluent in multiple European languages. Specialising in Multilingual Communication with a focus on Human Resources, she is deeply committed to advocating for gender equality and supporting migrant women in Europe. Flora has experience in digital communication and uses her communication skills to address migration-related challenges and amplify marginalised voices.

Rosa Ayarragaray

Communications & Media Volunteer

Rosario is an Argentinean Communication and Design Specialist studying International Cultural Management and Social Innovation. She has a strong commitment to assisting organizations in the development and execution of projects that generate significant social impact.

rochi [at]

Past Team Members

Thank you for your collaboration !


Lue Yang | Lucia Anna Demény | Ngoc Diep Nguyen | Ifrah Hassan | Adriana S.Thiago | Hajar Salimi  | Malak Bouhlal | Alena Oleinik | Sinem Yilmaz | Wilma Middendorf | Margherita Fabbrini | Sodfa Daaji | Juliana Jimenez Ledesma | Asha Allen | Alexandra Kusnierkiewicz | Maha Elkheir | Nicoleta Ursescu | Augusta Nannerini | Pamela Palma Zapata | Ioanna Tselika | Maria Bondarenko

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