WGC Leadership

Lisa A. Uribe-Kozlovsky
Executive Director

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Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Lisa graduated from St. Mary’s University in 1986. In 1990, she completed her Master’s in Education in Houston at St. Thomas University. In 2004, she made her first trip to Zambia with Women’s Global Connection as a volunteer consultant and then became the organization’s associate director. She coordinated the education projects in Africa and South America. She also serves as a board member of the Girls Scouts of Southwest Texas and is a member of the advisory board for the Joe Frost Library at University of Incarnate Word. In 2006, she earned her doctorate in Organizational Leadership at UIW.

M. Alison Buck
Associate Director of Administration & Women’s Economic Development

Alison BuckAlison comes to the WGC staff as a long-term volunteer, immersion trip participant, researcher, and prior board member. She has worked in human resources/leadership development and market research for small corporations. She also teaches graduate courses in leadership, human resources development, and adult learning. Alison earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from UIW in 2006, and also has her MBA. Her primary research interests are transformative learning, women’s economic and leadership development, and improving teaching. Husband Bob is retired from the Air Force and currently trains instructor pilots at Randolph AFB. Daughter Kim is a missionary in Moscow, Russia.

 

Nicole Foy
Associate Director for Communication and Community Development

After graduating from Texas Christian University with a double major in News/Editorial Journalism and Political Science, Nicole spent almost 15 years as a full-time newspaper journalist – most recently as a reporter/assistant city editor with the San Antonio Express-News. She’s also worked at The Omaha World Herald, The Indianapolis Star and The Dallas Morning News.

She and her husband, who have three daughters, helped create a campaign in the wake of the 2010 Haiti earthquake that supported rebuilding and humanitarian efforts there. Nicole’s other interests include contemplative spirituality, interfaith dialogue, community organizing, social justice, and preventive health.

Our Mission

The mission of Women’s Global Connection is to promote the learning and leadership capacity of women locally and globally, particularly in the least advantaged regions and countries.