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.
Editor of the Women’s March Global Medium publication, Uma finds stories worth sharing from women around the world.
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.
Her motto and favourite quote is by Alice Walker: “Activism is the rent I pay for living on the planet.”