Our People

Our leadership teams are responsible for the day-to-day management and strategic vision of Global Voices. To meet our global team of volunteer contributors, click here.

Core Team

    • Ivan Sigal
      Executive Director: Ivan Sigal
      ivan AT globalvoices DOT org
    • Georgia Popplewell
      Managing Director: Georgia Popplewell
      georgiap AT globalvoices DOT org
    • Maryalice Quinn
      Finance & Administration Director: Maryalice Quinn
      maryalice.quinn AT globalvoices DOT org
    • Jer Clarke
      Social Design & Technical Lead: Jer Clarke
      jer AT globalvoices DOT org
    • Filip Noubel
      Managing Editor & Francophone Subeditor: Filip Noubel
      filip.noubel AT globalvoices DOT org
    • Eduardo Avila
      Rising Voices Director: Eduardo Ávila
      eddie AT globalvoices DOT org
    • Marina Khonina
      Lingua Project Manager: Marina Khonina
      marina.khonina AT globalvoices DOT org

Special Projects

    • Marianna Breytman
      Translation Services Project Manager: Marianna Breytman
      marianna AT globalvoices DOT org

Newsroom Editors

Editors work with newsroom regional editors and authors to ensure that their writing is factually accurate and accessible to a global audience.


Newsroom Regional Editors

Regional editors manage and edit stories from our regional and language-based author teams.

  • Fernanda Canofre
    Brazil Editor: Fernanda Canofre
    fernanda.canofre AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Janine Mendes-Franco
    Caribbean Editor: Janine Mendes-Franco
    janine.mendesfranco AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Nurbek Bekmurzaev
    Central Asia Editor: Nurbek Bekmurzaev
    nurbek DOT bekmurzaev AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Filip Stojanovski
    Central Europe Editor: Filip Stojanovski
    filip AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Daria Dergacheva
    Eastern Europe Editor: Daria Degacheva
    daria dot dergacheva AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Jean Sovon
    Francophone Africa Editor: Jean Sovon
     jean.dedieusovon AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Veroniki Bacharidi-Krikoni
    Greece Editor: Veroniki Krikoni
    veroniki DOT krikoni AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Melissa Vida
    Latin America Editor: Melissa Vida
    melissa DOT vida AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Dércio Tsandzana
    Lusophone Africa Editor: Dércio Tsandzana
    dercio.tsandzana AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Mariam A.
    Middle East and North Africa Editor: Mariam Abuadas
    mariam.adas AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Oiwan Lam
    North East Asia Editor & Advox Editor for China: Oiwan Lam
    oiwan DOT l AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Mong Palatino
    South East Asia Editor: Mong Palatino
    mong DOT palatino AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Rezwan
    South Asia Editor: Rezwan
    rezwan DOT i AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Arzu Geybullayeva
    South Caucasus and Turkey Editor: Arzu Geybullayeva
    arzu DOT geybullayeva AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Zita Zage
    Sub-Saharan Africa Co-Editor: Zita Zage
    zita DOT zage AT globalvoices DOT org
  • Yulia Abibok
    Ukraine Editor: Yulia Abibok
    yulia DOT abibok AT globalvoices DOT org

The Lingua Management Team

Our Lingua Management Team constitutes of volunteer Translation Managers and GV contributors who help in running Lingua. Lingua is where we offer GV in dozens of languages to a worldwide, multilingual audience.

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