ASAP

ASAP participates in the Global Fund Partners Meeting of the Community, Rights and Gender Special Initiative, 18-20 August 2015

From 18-20 August 2015, four members of our global ASAP family – Sue Perez (ASAP Director), Martina Clark (ASAP Senior Associate) and Rachel Ong (W4GF Global Coordinator) – traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to participate in the Global Fund Partners Meeting: Engaged Communities, Effective Grants. In addition, our long-time ASAP Senior Associate, Edwige Fortier, brilliantly took...

CALL FOR ACTION: Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) Statement of Support for Amnesty International and online petition

NSWP has issued a Statement of Support for Amnesty International, and launched an online petition on change.org to gather support for their resolution and draft policy calling for the decriminalisation of sex work. The NSWP Statement of support and online petition can be found here. http://www.nswp.org/news/nswp-issues-statement-support-amnesty-international-and-launches-online-petition

Robert Carr civil society Networks Fund announces Request for Proposals 2015

Global and regional networks and consortia of networks that meet the definitions and criteria set by the RfP, are invited to apply for a grant to support core-funding and/or programmatic needs of the network for up to three years (2016-2018).
Robin Gorna

Robin Gorna

Founder

Robin founded ASAP in 2010. She believes that there is a real opportunity to end the AIDS epidemic, and wants to bring her skills and that of her peers to meet that goal. She brings decades of experience: in leadership positions in government, international organizations and at community level.
Hilary Nkulu

Hilary Nkulu

Director

Hilary Nkulu is South African and lives in Pretoria, Gauteng Province where she has recently established ASAP’s new South African office. Hilary is a highly skilled manager in the development sector working particularly on gender-based violence, HIV and other public health issues.
Susan ‘Sue’ Perez

Susan ‘Sue’ Perez

Director

Sue is based in New Delhi, India and has nearly 20 years experience working around the world. Sue’s knowledge of global health issues is extensive, particularly regarding TB, HIV, reproductive health and family planning from the community to regional and global levels.

Exciting Leadership Changes

ASAP has a new, dynamic leadership team. At the start of February 2015 ASAP’s founder, Robin Gorna, moved to Geneva to lead PMNCH (the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health). Hilary Nkulu and Sue Perez – ASAP’s new leadership team – will be supported by Jeff Hoover.
Anaïs Bertrand-Dansereau

Anaïs Bertrand-Dansereau

Associate

Anaïs is a sociologist who combines extensive research and policy experience in work related to young people, gender equality, women's health and sexuality. She is back in Canada after several years spent between Malawi and Switzerland. She was recently awarded her PhD in Development studies for her dissertation about the love stories of young Malawians....
Hanke Bokma de Boer- Nubé

Hanke Bokma de Boer- Nubé

Associate

Hanke has worked at the highest levels of government and NGO engagement with AIDS policy and implementation. Her training as a cultural anthropologist adds a unique perspective to her work with ASAP.
Paul Booth

Paul Booth

Associate

Paul brings his eight years of experience on the HIV & TB response in the Southern Africa region. Working at the heart of South Africa’s politically charged HIV response - as an activist at TAC and AIDS Law Project, in government for South Africa’s National AIDS Council, Health Department and within The Presidency.
Martin Choo

Martin Choo

Associate

Martin is a social scientist and peer research consultant based in Malaysia who brings to ASAP his extensive research work, regional and international consulting experience and high-level contacts in Asia-Pacific HIV networks.
Martina Clark

Martina Clark

Associate

Martina Clark brings over two decades of international work experience on HIV and AIDS to the ASAP team. Through this work, she has traveled to about 90 countries, and has done HIV-related work in at least 50 of those.
Martin-Mary Falana

Martin-Mary Falana

Associate

Martin-Mary is a passionate global health advocate based in Nigeria, strongly committed to working for marginalized people especially those in rural communities.
Edwige Fortier

Edwige Fortier

Associate

Edwige is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies and recently undertook research into civil society organisations working with marginalised populations during transitions to democracy in the Middle East and North Africa. Edwige brings fifteen years of experience working in HIV/AIDS and civil society policy development and...
Nadine Ferris France

Nadine Ferris France

Associate

Nadine has spent 20 years working in HIV and global health with both United Nations and civil society agencies, as well as in academic institutions in Asia, Africa and her home country, Ireland.