Philia is a community-driven leadership initiative working for equality and justice globally.

Our mission is to empower each other through the practice of transformative listening.

Philia means Love

Philia is the Greek term for love. It is often translated as “sisterly/brotherly love”. It is the benevolent love between two virtuous people, between true friends.

People behind Philia

Our Team

Philia’s international core team works remotely from 15+ countries to achieve a shared purpose: Achieving equality and justice globally.

Nicole Bogott


Nargis Ehsan

Programme Manager

Paula Führer

Programme Specialist

Natalya Kamal

Social Media Manager

Alexandra Born

Campaigns Officer

Claudio Lanza

Fellowship Officer

Mursal Ayobi

Research Assistant

Marria Qibtia

Content Manager

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