Mabel van Oranje
Girls Not Brides
Twenty years' experience in global advocacy on freedom, justice and development issues. Has helped develop a number of highly effective organizations and campaigns to raise public awareness and persuade the powerful, including the European Action Council for Peace in the Balkans and War Child Netherlands. 1997-2008, senior positions with Open Society Institute, including Director, International Advocacy. 2008-12, first CEO, The Elders. Initiator and Board Chair, Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage. Global Board Member, Open Society Foundations. Co-Founder and Chair, European Council on Foreign Relations. (Advisory) Board Member, Global Witness and Crisis Action.