Jessica Horn is a writer, women’s rights activist and founder of Akiiki Consulting. As a consultant and activist she has worked with NGOs, progressive donors, the UN and community-based initiatives around advancing sexual rights, ending violence against women, supporting women living with HIV and ensuring women’s rights in post-conflict reconstruction and peacebuilding. Prior to founding Akiiki Consulting, Jessica managed funding for women’s rights and minority rights at the Sigrid Rausing Trust, one the largest private human rights funders is Europe. She is also the former coordinator of Amanitare, the African Network on Sexual and Reproductive Rights. Jessica currently serves on the boards of the international women’s fund, Mama Cash and Urgent Action Fund-Africa, and is an advisor to the journal Development. She is a founding member of the African Feminist Forum Working Group.