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Motivated by her passion for service and belief that human action can influence society, Uma Mishra-Newbery is the driving force behind community development at Women’s March Global. As the Director of Global Community of Women’s March Global, the sister organisation of Women’s March, Uma maintains communications and builds connections between sister chapters and partner organisations.
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Uma Mishra-Newbery is the Interim Executive Director of Women’s March Global, the sister organisation of Women’s March. Uma has been with Women’s March Global since March 2017, initially as a volunteer and then as the former Director of Global Community.
  
Editor of the Women’s March Global Medium publication, Uma finds stories worth sharing from women around the world.
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Prior to Women’s March Global, Uma was a high-school Chemistry teacher, worked in the medical field as a Medical Lab Technologist and served in the United States Army as an active duty soldier for nearly six years. Uma has been awarded numerous commendations and achievement awards for her leadership and duty during her time in service.
  
Uma has been a TEDx speaker, sharing how we can foster community through development work. A proud first generation Indian American and U.S. Army veteran, Uma served for six years as an active duty U.S. Army soldier.
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Uma has been a TEDx speaker, sharing how we can foster community through development work. She is a proud first generation Indian American, U.S. Army veteran, and forever will be a Science nerd. The motto that fuels Uma as an activist and community builder is by Alice Walker: “Activism is the rent I pay for living on the planet.”
 
 
Her motto and favourite quote is by Alice Walker: “Activism is the rent I pay for living on the planet.”
 

Latest revision as of 12:47, 10 January 2019

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Uma Mishra-Newbery is the Interim Executive Director of Women’s March Global, the sister organisation of Women’s March. Uma has been with Women’s March Global since March 2017, initially as a volunteer and then as the former Director of Global Community.

Prior to Women’s March Global, Uma was a high-school Chemistry teacher, worked in the medical field as a Medical Lab Technologist and served in the United States Army as an active duty soldier for nearly six years. Uma has been awarded numerous commendations and achievement awards for her leadership and duty during her time in service.

Uma has been a TEDx speaker, sharing how we can foster community through development work. She is a proud first generation Indian American, U.S. Army veteran, and forever will be a Science nerd. The motto that fuels Uma as an activist and community builder is by Alice Walker: “Activism is the rent I pay for living on the planet.”