Felicita Hikuam has more than 20 years of experience leading and supporting civil society organizations and networks in the design, implementation and evaluation of strategies, research, policy and programming related to HIV, community systems and responses, sexual and reproductive health, human rights and gender equality. She has a proven understanding of the intersection of community-led responses, human rights, gender equality, governance, social justice and health equity. From 2008 to 2022, Felicita provided leadership and technical expertise for the design, implementation and evaluation of HIV, TB and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR)-related training and advocacy activities implemented by the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) across southern and eastern Africa. Felicita serves on the boards of the SRHR Africa Trust and Sonke Gender Justice. She has served as the African delegate on the NGO delegation to the UNAIDS Coordinating Board and filled presenter and rapporteur-related roles at international and Africa-specific AIDS conferences.