Our Associates

Heike Friedhoff


Heike is an international development consultant with 25 years of experience in Latin America and Africa. Her work focusses on gender equality, women’s and indigenous rights and over the years she conducted several gender analysis, facilitated trainings and coaching for gender transformative approaches and accompanied organisational change processes in several national and international organisations. Between 2018 and 2020 she co-facilitated a gender action learning (GAL) process in Central Mozambique for 33 female leaders of women´s grassroot organisations. Previous clients include GIZ, KfW, Bread for the World, Misereor, FIAN International, German Sparkassenstiftung, and others. Heike is also a certified systemic feminist coach & mentor and a feminist activist who co-founded and supports a community based feminist network in Central Mozambique. 

She is currently based in Kenya and speaks German, English, Portuguese and Spanish fluently.