Stephen Lewis Foundation staff

Foundation Staff

Executive Director

  • Meg French — Executive Director


  • Margaret Wright — Senior Director of Operations
  • Esther Vise — Director of Finance
  • Leah Teklemariam  Director of Programs

Senior Advisor

  • Agustina Santos — Human Resources Senior Advisor 


  • Beth Bowers — Media and Communications Manager
  • Healy Thompson — Community Campaigns and Strategic Initiatives Manager
  • Leah Odle-Benson — Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager
  • Mary Higgins — Programs Partnerships Manager
  • Monica Ganatra — Finance and Accounting Manager
  • Sarah Dopp — Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign Manager
  • Sarah Layton — Office and Event Logistics Manager
  • Stephanie Peddle — Individual Giving Manager

For more information about the complete team, please contact us at:


LGBTIQ organizations in Africa reporting human rights abuses linked to COVID-19 May 19, 2020

Stephen Lewis Foundation / Canada, Press release

World will survive COVID-19 only if 'swift action' taken to help Africa, UN humanitarian says March 25, 2020

Matt Galloway and Idella Sturino, Toronto, Canada, CBC Radio: The Current

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