Felecia Appenteng

Felicia Appenteng is Vice President for the newly formed Gender Centers of Excellence. As one of three key pillars of ICRW’s new vision, ICRW is transforming the organization’s Asia and Africa offices into independent and sustainable Gender Centers of Excellence within the global ICRW affiliate network. Felicia is spearheading these efforts.

Felicia, who is Ghanaian-American, brings over 15 years of experience in strategy, management, and operations, having worked for IE University (formerly Instituto de Empresa) of Madrid as the founding Chair of the IE Africa Center and Managing Director of The IE Fund. She serves as trustee of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, and was previously a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Felicia studied at Wesleyan University’s College of Letters program as an honors student, and her graduate work is at the City College of New York.