Global Voices of Women Leaders - Harnessing the Power of You

In this session of the 2023 Women in Global Development Leadership Forum, MCC Vice President Aysha House moderated a discussion with women leaders from MCC partner organizations in Morocco, Nepal, and Sierra Leone. Through an engaging dialogue, this session explored each participant’s journey as a leader and how their work has impacted the lives of thousands of people in their respective countries. The session covered the experiences that formed their leadership skills, including the political and cultural challenges they’ve faced, and how they have successfully met the moment and become stronger and more inclusive leaders in their respective organizations.


  • Aysha House, Vice President, Congressional and Public Affairs, MCC
  • Malika Laasri, Director General, Millennium Challenge Account-Morocco
  • Ndeye Koroma, National Coordinator, MCC Sierra Leone Compact Development
  • Shalini Tripathi, Deputy Executive Director, Millennium Challenge Account-Nepal

Related Country Programs

  • Sierra Leone Proposed Compact

    In December 2020, the MCC Board of Directors selected Sierra Leone as eligible to develop a compact.

  • Morocco Employability and Land Compact

    MCC and the Government of Morocco partnered to implement a $460.5 million compact to address two major constraints to economic growth in Morocco—employability and land productivity.

  • Nepal Compact

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    The MCC Nepal Compact will increase the availability of electricity and lower transportation costs—helping to spur investments, accelerate economic growth, and reduce poverty.