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Anne Tamar Mattis is the founder and Executive Director of Advocates for Informed Choice the first organization in the country using legal strategies to protect the human rights of children born with variations of sex anatomy. Anne brings to AIC more than eighteen years of experience in community organizing and nonprofit organizational management primarily with the lesbian gay bisexual transgender queer and intersex (LGBTQI) and youth communities. She spent six years as the Director of the LYRIC Youth Talkline a national peer support line for LGBTQ youth and she was the first Program Director for San Francisco s LGBT Community Center. In 2003 she took a brief hiatus to attend law school graduating from the University of California Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 2006. Anne is the author of Exceptions to the Rule Curing the Law s Failure to Protect Intersex Infants (Berkeley Journal of Gender Law & Justice 2006).
Megan White Mukuria, a graduate of Harvard University (B.A. Psychology) brings extensive experience in social enterprise, planning and fundraising for non-profits and development and strategy for businesses in Kenya for nearly 10 years. For her work starting ZanaAfrica to support girls and women, Megan was featured in Fast Company’s League of Extraordinary Women in July-August 2012 along with such luminaries as Oprah, Hillary Clinton, Alicia Keys, Melinda Gates, Jennifer Buffet and Tory Burch. Megan is a recognized leader both locally and internationally. She was the youngest President of a Rotary Club in Kenya (2006-2007), through which she launched the National Sanitary Pads Campaign in February 2005. She became a founding member of the National Sanitary Towels Campaign Coordinating Committee, constituted in May 2008. In 2004 Megan won the Angels Abroad Award from 85 Broads for her entrepreneurial achievements, and the next year her high school alma matter, In 2004 Megan won the Angels Abroad Award from 85 Broads for her entrepreneurial achievements, and the next year her high school alma matter, Greenwich Academy, awarded her the Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award, making her their youngest recipient in history. She and Lawino won the Wharton Africa Business Forum Business Plan Competition in 2009. In 2011, Megan was a speaker at the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research and was selected as a 2011 Poptech Social Innovation Fellow.