Doris Maholo Saydee earned a B.A. in sociology from the University of Liberia. She has participated in training courses on gender-based violence, advocacy, mediation, and reproductive health. She spent five years working for Child Fund Liberia’s gender-based violence program. She also has worked as a victim advocate for the Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Unit in the Ministry of Justice, and is the founder and director of the Alliance for Women Advancement.