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, EU and international human rights policy work, research, training and advocacy, women’s empowerment, with a specific focus on migrant and refugee women.

Contact: 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.

Contact: 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. Through her work in the Network, and as vice-president of the French coordination for the European Women’s Lobby, and co-president of the French organization Osez le féminisme!, Alyssa has worked on the conception and implementation of several advocacy strategies, contributed to various publications and reports, participated in consultations and provided training to CSOs, professionals, asylum seekers and youth groups on access to rights and justice, asylum rights, children rights and male violence against women and girls.

Contact: 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.

Contact: Frohar [at]

Rosa González

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.

Contact: Rosa [at]

Khaula Walayat

Intern - Research

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.

Contact: Khaula [at]

Lue Yang


Lue Yang, was born in Yanji, China, and is living in Berlin, Germany. She has a MA degree in Culture and Religion. Her interests are women’s rights, gender equality, women’s empowerment, and also feminicidal violence. 

Contact: Lue [at]

Past Team Members

Thank you for your collaboration !


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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