Bellagio Residents/

Theo Sowa

June 2022 Cohort

Bellagio Residency: June 2022

Project: “Lost (and Found) in Transition”


Theo Sowa is a leading women’s rights and social justice activist. In June 2022, Sowa organized a group residency for feminist leaders at Bellagio, co-creating new models to apply feminist values to organizational change. As CEO of the African Women’s Development Fund, Sowa led the organization through a period of increased reach, impact and influence globally. She is now Co-Chair of the Equality Fund and continues to advise on women’s and children’s rights and social justice for a range of national and international rights organizations.

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