Aulora Suerga Stally
Aulora Suerga Stally is the Communications Manager for AIF, responsible for shaping the Foundation’s overall communications and media outreach, as well as branding and marketing. Aulora has more than 12 years’ experience in leading, managing, designing, implementing and monitoring communication programs in Africa. She has served as the Africa communications focal point for leading agencies such as Gates Foundation, International Media Women’s Foundation, Open Society Institute, UNAIDS, SAfAIDS, World Bank, EU, Water Supply and Sanitation Council (WSSCC). Having worked in both the private sector and in development, Aulora has spearheaded extensive training and facilitation on public health and knowledge networking in east, west and sub-Saharan Africa. She authored a capacity building program series for African NGOs in Botswana (Academy for Education Development), designed and implemented the payroll audit communications plan (World Bank, Zimbabwe), conceptualized the east African health media strategy (USAID, Kenya) and supported SADC in advocacy communication towards the 2015 Millennium Development Goals. Aulora has written several development publications and training manuals, targeting wide audiences, including the media and young people in Africa. She has an MA in Mass Communications from the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. She is based in Zurich with her children, and is a Zumba dance fitness enthusiast.