Frances Ganges, MPH, CNM
A midwife with more than 25 years’ experience, Frances Ganges is Director, Technical Oversight and Support at the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA). There she provides technical leadership to the WRA Global Secretariat and country alliances. Frances has been involved with numerous global programs, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. For example, she was the primary tutor at a nurse and midwifery training school in rural Uganda. She also served as lead author for a newborn care training publication in her role as Senior Newborn Health Advisor at Save the Children. Frances is currently a member of the Board of Directors, International Confederation of Midwives, representing the Americas Region. Her experience spans 20 countries in reproductive, community and maternal-newborn health projects with US and international organizations, including several midwifery associations.