Who we are
Women on the Map is currently promoting women's leadership in two major U.S. cities, Washington, D.C. and New York City, and looking to expand chapters across the U.S. and globe.
Zoe Dauth is a graduate of the Masters of Latin American Studies Program and the Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy at Georgetown University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) from the University of Melbourne and a Certificate of Social Impact from Melbourne Business School.
She has experience serving on not-for-profit boards, including, President of the Latin American Graduate Organization, Co-President of Georgetown Women in International Affairs, Director of the Australia Brazil Chamber of Commerce and Councilor for the Australian Institute of International Affairs.
Zoe’s professional experience has been in cross-sector engagement across Australia and Latin America. She co-ordinated bilateral and multilateral dialogues with leaders from Australia, Latin America and the US. As Latin America Strategy Advisor to the Vice-President of Global Engagement at the University of Melbourne from 2011 to 2014, she led the design and implementation of the inaugural Australia – Brazil Dialogue and the Melbourne Latin American Dialogue.
She is passionate about promoting women’s leadership and participation in international relations. Zoe is the Director and Founder of Women on the Map.
Fannie currently works on trade and technology at the World Bank, analysing how to leverage new technologies like 3-D printing and blockchain for social impact. Previously, she was the trade and public policy attache at the Embassy of France in the United States for two years. Having lived in 5 countries, she is passionate about activating global networks to enact change from the ground up. To pursue that goal, she provided strategy consulting services to a national NGO which helps young entrepreneurs from disadvantaged backgrounds, and she organized workshops on “Innovation and Technology in Education” for an audience of 300+ youth leaders at the annual World Bank Group Summit in 2016.
She has served in leadership capacities in several organizations, managing a video project to bring the voice of the global youth to COP21 in 2015, and most recently as Executive Board Member of Young Trade Professionals in Washington DC. Fannie graduated from the London School of Economics and Sciences Po Paris in 2014, where she studied International Political Economy. After graduation, she worked at the European Commission on a sustainability initiative in developing countries
Fannie contributes to Women on the Map with her vast business experience and creative approach to problem solving, helping WOTM grow and develop new networks.
Andrea is a journalist and a media consultant. She recently completed her MA in Latin American Studies at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. Andrea is a globetrotter, having visited more than 30 countries, and lived in Mexico City, Madrid, and Montevideo. Andrea has worked for various international organizations including UNESCO, IADB, the Berkley Center, National Geographic Traveller, and many others. Follow her on Twitter @andrea_arzaba.
At Women on the Map, Andrea manages the editorial publication At the Table and engages WOTM's network of writers and contributors.
Alaina is a rising fourth year at the University of Virginia studying Foreign Affairs and Spanish. This past summer she interned at the Council of the Americas in D.C. working on Latin American policy and assisting with the launch of AS/COA Young Professionals Association (YPA) in D.C. Formerly, she interned with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in their International Department. She helped promote their presence on various social media platforms, including designing a weekly quote template for AACCLA Twitter account and increasing followers for both AACCLA’s and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Americas’ accounts. At the University of Virginia, she is part of the University Programs Council which plans university wide events for students, serves as Vice President of Hoos for Memory which raises awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s research, is a member of Sigma Kappa Sorority, and volunteers with Cavs in the Classroom.
Alaina contributes to Women on the Map as social media assistant to help maximize the organization's impact by putting more women on the map through social media campaigns, marketing and outreach.
Alejandra is a Digital Marketing and Branding Strategist. She has a Bachelor in Arts in International Relations from Nueva Granada University in Colombia, and a Master's Degree in Direction of Corporative Communication from Barcelona University in Spain. With more than 3 years working for different international organizations such as the Organization of American States, and International Organization for Migration, Alejandra has broad experience identifying the branding digital communication needs of organizations that seek social and human development. From creating a strong brand to developing an editorial calendar and social media strategies, Alejandra aims to improve her client's brand and online reputation.
Alejandra manages the social media, outreach, and strategic planning for Women on the Map.
Jilanne is a Producer and Editor in the public diplomacy bureau of the U.S. Department of State. She is also a 2016 graduate of Georgetown University's Communication, Culture, & Technology Master's program, where she focused on Media & Politics. Aside from her interests in all things political, from campaign strategy to Constitutional law, she is passionate about media analysis and media literacy issues.
After graduating from the University of South Dakota (BA '14, Journalism, Political Science) to attend Georgetown, she led the multimedia and video team at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, & World Affairs. Prior to this position, she worked across many aspects of communications from marketing strategy to the news room.
Using her extensive background in creative media production, Jilanne leads the multimedia content creation for Women on the Map. She hopes to share the inspiring and important stories of female leaders through visual imagery and storytelling.
Jess is a Creative Marketing Strategist based in New York. Originally from Australia, she graduated from University of Canberra with a bachelor of Communications in Advertising and Marketing, and completed a diploma in Account Planing at Miami Ad School.
Her experience spans across client relationship management in full service advertising agencies, marketing management for corporate business and media and communications management for a range of not-for-profit organizations. A traveller, Jess loves to connect with people and start conversations about worldwide cultural issues.
As an inquisitive individual, she spends her time researching trends and change in the marketplace to be able to actively advise her clients on how to best approach their communication and business objectives. She leads positive thought and is passionate about educating women on the power of confidence and positive manifestation.
She is a digital storyteller, promoting organization events and initiatives across all channels. She is excited about connecting likeminded change-makers and creating impactful communication strategies that touch the lives of people.
Isabela Barriga is currently part of the Resource Mobilization & Private Sector Partnerships Team at Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance in Washington, D.C. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and studied International Development & Conflict Management and Spanish at University of Maryland, College Park. Previously, she served as the Communications Assistant at the United Nations Volunteers programme in Ecuador where she helped promote volunteering and partnerships to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. She also interned at the Embassy of Ecuador in Washington, D.C. under the Political Section and Cultural & Communication Affairs where she managed and produced content for
the official social media platforms of the Embassy of Ecuador, assisted with communications and marketing, conducted research and helped organize and prepare cultural events.
Passionate about women’s empowerment and gender justice, she serves on the Executive Board of Her Culture as Continent Coordinator for Latin America and she is also a Contributor for Women in Foreign Policy. She served as a Youth Delegate for the United Nation’s Youth Assembly where she established partnerships with exceptional youth, UN high officials and staff, private sector and civil society and contributed to the discussion of the Post 2015 Development Agenda.
Inspired to work with youth activists and grassroots movements, she founded and served as President of the first United Nations Association Chapter at the University of Maryland. Currently, she serves on the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area’s Sustainable Development Committee and she is working with the Council for Americas to launch the AS/COA Young Professionals Association (YPA) in Washington, D.C.
Isabela contributes to Women on the Map as Social Media Manager to produce and manage content for the WOTM website, Facebook & Twitter, develop deliberate strategic planning and goal setting and brand awareness, and maximize outreach through the creation of impactful communication strategies and marketing.