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Grishma Bista

Country Director, Marie Stopes Timor Leste

Grishma Bista

Country Director, Marie Stopes Timor Leste

Grishma Bista joined Marie Stopes International as our Country Director in Timor Leste in 2018 from CARE International, where she worked as programme coordinator. Fluent in Nepali, English, Hindi and Tetun, Grishma brings a wealth of experience to the role, having led the implementation and regular review of CARA’s long term programme priorities and core strategies in Timor Leste. Prior to her experience with CARE she worked with Oxfam Australia’s programme quality unit, where she managed the development and delivery of capacity building trainings for staff, coordinated quality working groups to improve systems and processes, and developed guidelines for risk management in programmes.

Grishma’s inspiration to deliver our mission is “the meaningful impact beyond the individual that happens when providing choice for men and women for better reproductive health.“

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