I am a creative and flexible person and can work with you to envision and build your ideas and get them off the ground. I have an in-depth and strategic understanding of the women and girls rights funding ecosystem and solid international and local networks. I offer bespoke services to grassroots organisations, funders and UN agencies.

Get in touch to explore working together.

Organisational Development

Strategy & Program Development

Communications & Advocacy

Design & Facilitation of Collective Space

Organisational Development

  • Design and sustain co-leadership and collective leadership models

  • Participatory decision-making processes

  • Resource mobilisation and sustainability planning

  • Design emergent learning models

  • Cultivate organisational culture, especially in virtual environments

  • Support organisations through transition and change

Research, Communications  & Advocacy

  • Coordinate and lead research projects; data collection, informant interviews, survey development, desk research, consultations and lead writer

  • Develop advocacy strategies and campaigns

  • Feminist philanthropy, funder influencing and public speaking

 Strategy and Program Design

  • Accompany organisations,  through creative and dynamic strategic planning processes

  • Advising funders in developing new portfolios

  • Innovative design and coordination of programs

  • Design of participatory processes, including grantmaking models

  • Develop youth engagement strategies, policies or programs​

Design & Facilitation of Collective Spaces

  • Coalition building, creation of partnerships or cohort experiences

  • Dynamic design processes for trainings or convenings

  • Online and physical facilitation; offering concrete experience in facilitating learning exchange and participatory models

"As Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, I worked with Ruby in her capacity as a Co-Executive Director at FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund for a few years and it was a great experience from the start to end. Due to her position, she had to make difficult decisions and take innovative measures, and it was clear that her feminist politics served as a compass. Her Co-Leadership allowed FRIDA to grow and be a blueprint for many other funds, and feminist and/or women's/queer rights organizations."


Sophia Pierre-Antoine,
Co-Chair of the Board of Directors, FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund

© 2020. Ruby Amelia Johnson

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