Bio

Anastasia Holoboff

Director, Capacity & Movement Strengthening at Women Enabled International

Anastasia Holoboff is the Director of Capacity and Movement Strengthening at Women Enabled International (WEI). Anastasia leads the execution of WEI’s strategic priorities aimed at ensuring that women, girls, and gender-diverse people with disabilities have the information, resources, and support needed to fully realize their human rights – and that the stakeholders key to that realization have the will, resources, and capacity to make it happen.​ She is also WEI’s Thematic Point Person for Gender-Based Violence.

Anastasia is a dyslexic lawyer with over ten years of experience in disability rights and intersectional human rights advocacy. Since joining WEI in 2016, Anastasia has played an integral role in designing and leading WEI’s groundbreaking work addressing the intersection of disability rights and gender rights and inclusive service provision. During her tenure at WEI, Anastasia has authored the UNFPA and WEI publication Women and Young People with Disabilities: Guidelines for Providing Rights-Based and Gender-Responsive Services to Address GBV and SRHR (2018); the Our Bodies, Our Rights! Addressing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Gender-based Violence for Women and Young People with Disabilities In-Person and Virtual Curriculums (2023); and implemented and led the disability inclusion strategy in the Pacific for WEI as part of UNFPA and Australian Aid’s Transformative Agenda for Women, Adolescents and Youth in the Pacific (2018-2023; 2024-2029).

Prior to joining WEI, Anastasia served as a Staff Attorney in the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities program at Disability Rights New York. Anastasia graduated magna cum laude from Cardozo School of Law in 2014, where she was awarded the Telford Taylor Award for Outstanding Achievement in the fields of Constitutional Law and Human Rights.

Follow the latest

Sharing news about issues and our progress is essential to advancing our reach!

Subscribe to our Newsletter