Ketayoun Darvich-Kodjouri, a strategic communications consultant, trainer and facilitator, has a 20-year track record of crafting communication and advocacy campaigns with non-profits and foundations everywhere from Abuja to Albuquerque. Her clients tackle issues related to violence against women, education for girls, reproductive health and rights, and achieving greater economic opportunity for all.
Previous to becoming an independent consultant, she was a Vice President at the public interest PR firm Spitfire Strategies, where she was one of their top-rated trainers. She also directed communications for several non-profit institutions, including the women’s development organization the Centre for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA), where she oversaw advocacy and communications globally and for country offices including India, Nepal, Nigeria and South Africa.
Ketayoun previously served as faculty in the MEV program. She’s been a passionate advocate around issues of domestic violence and sexual assault for many years, working and volunteering with numerous programs across the United States.
Currently, she is on the board of the Guttmacher Institute, which uses evidence-based research to advance sexual and reproductive rights for all. She lives in the Washington, D.C. suburbs and holds a B.A. in political science from Indiana University, Bloomington.