Rita Morbia is a co-manager at Inter Pares. She works on issues related to women’s rights, feminist movement-building, and health, including sexual and reproductive rights, in Canada, Africa and Asia. She currently works with activists, particularly in the Philippines and Sudan, on access to healthcare, bodily autonomy and women’s political participation.
Rita currently serves as Co-Treasurer to the Canadian Health Coalition, an organization dedicated to protecting and expanding Canada’s public health care system. From 2010 to 2014, she was a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Council for International Cooperation. She was Executive Director of Inter Pares from 2009 to 2017, and Co-Executive Director from 2018 to 2020.
Rita holds a Master’s degree in ecology. Previous to joining Inter Pares, she worked in the environmental movement, and as a teacher in rural Swaziland.