From our headquarters in Dar es Salaam, UMATI’s team of over 60 sexual and reproductive health rights sector experts lead ambitious programmes spanning over 15 regions across the country.
Suzana is the Executive Director of UMATI, responsible for successful leadership and management of the Association according to the strategic direction set by the National Executive Committee (NEC). She is responsible for planning, directing, developing and managing all functions of UMATI and provide technical support to volunteers in developing policies, direction and implementing them, ensure the Associations’ integrity and represent the corporate interest.
She has over 10 years of global experience in public health investments, financial markets and development and grants finance. This spans Tanzania and the United States, handling over $20m annual budget. Her expertise ranges from Corporate Governance, Budget Management for donors such as (CDC, USAID, UNFPA, Global fund).
Before joining UMATI, Suzana worked with Ariel Glaser (AGPAHI) as the Director of Operations and was responsible for providing operational and administrative support to the Organization’s programs. From overseeing Human Resources, Administration, Procurement, Finance, Grants, and Information Technology. She was also a member of the Senior Management Team and Secretary to the Board Finance, Audit and risk Committee.
Suzana holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration with Concentration on Project Management from Keller Graduate School of Management in Columbus Ohio, USA and Bachelor of Science in Financial Management degree from Franklin University in Columbus Ohio, USA.
When not working, Suzana loves to read and learn new things, travel and explore the world.