International Gender Champions is a leadership network that brings together female & male decision-makers determined to break down gender barriers and make gender equality a working reality in their spheres of influence.

Alumni
Pamela Hamamoto

Pamela Hamamoto

Former Ambassador, U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Michael Møller

Michael Møller

Former Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva
Alumni
Arancha González

Arancha González

Current Minister for Foreign Affairs of Spain, Former Executive Director, International Trade Centre
Global Board
Monique van Daalen

Monique van Daalen

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Sahle-Work Zewde

Sahle-Work Zewde

Current President of Ethiopia, Former Director General, United Nations Office at Nairobi
Alumni
Kyung-wha Kang

Kyung-wha Kang

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of South Korea, Former Under Secretary-General/Senior Adviser on Policy of the United Nations
Alumni
Margot Wallström

Margot Wallström

Foreign Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sweden
Alumni
Yvette Stevens

Yvette Stevens

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Sierra Leone to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés

María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés

Former President, United Nations General Assembly
Global Board
Pennelope Beckles

Pennelope Beckles

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Trinidad & Tobago to the United Nations, New York
Alumni
Maria Assunta Accili

Maria Assunta Accili

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Italy to International Organizations in Vienna
Alumni
Dr Kesete Admasu

Dr Kesete Admasu

Former CEO, RBM Partnership to End Malaria
Alumni
Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein

Zeid Ra’ad Al-Hussein

Former High Commissioner, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Alumni
Alexandros Alexandris

Alexandros Alexandris

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Yukiya Amano

Yukiya Amano

Former Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency
Alumni
Kristján Andri Stefánsson

Kristján Andri Stefánsson

Former Permanent Representative to the OECD and UNESCO, Embassy of Iceland
Alumni
Bente Angell-Hansen

Bente Angell-Hansen

Current President, EFTA Surveillance Authority , Former Ambassador, Permanent Representation of Norway to International Organizations in Vienna
Alumni
Makeda Antoine-Cambridge

Makeda Antoine-Cambridge

Former Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Alumni
Alanna Armitage

Alanna Armitage

Current Regional Director, UNFPA Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Former Director, UNFPA Geneva Office
Alumni
Mohamed Auajjar

Mohamed Auajjar

Current Minister of Justice, Kingdom of Morocco, Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Roberto Azevêdo

Roberto Azevêdo

Director-General, World Trade Organization
Alumni
Christian Friis Bach

Christian Friis Bach

Current Secretary-General, Danish Refugee Council, Former Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Alumni
Monique Barbut

Monique Barbut

Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Alumni
Veronika Bard

Veronika Bard

Ambassador, Former Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Jan Beagle

Jan Beagle

Current Director-General of the International Development Law Organization in Rome, Former UN Under-Secretary-General for Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance
Alumni
Paul Bekkers

Paul Bekkers

Former Director of OSG, OSCE Office of the Secretary General
Alumni
Sheikh Mohammed Belal

Sheikh Mohammed Belal

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Bangladesh to The Netherlands
Alumni
Andrej Benedejčič

Andrej Benedejčič

Former Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the International Organizations in Vienna
Alumni
Elin Bergithe Rognlie

Elin Bergithe Rognlie

Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations in Nairobi, Ambassador to Kenya, Somalia and the Seychelles
Alumni
Marc-André Blanchard

Marc-André Blanchard

Ambassador, Former Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Daniel Blockert

Daniel Blockert

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Sweden to the World Trade Organization
Alumni
Katalin Annamária Bogyay

Katalin Annamária Bogyay

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Sabine Böhlke-Möller

Sabine Böhlke-Möller

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Namibia to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Ridha Bouabid

Ridha Bouabid

Current Representative, WIPO Director General on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Former Permanent Representative, Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
Alumni
Volkan Bozkir

Volkan Bozkir

President of the 75th United Nations General Assembly, United Nations General Assembly
Alumni
Julian Braithwaite

Julian Braithwaite

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Hans Brattskar

Hans Brattskar

Ambassador, Former Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Harald Braun

Harald Braun

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Ingrid Brocková

Ingrid Brocková

Ambassador and Permanent Representative , Slovak Republic to the OECD
Alumni
Alicia Buenrostro Massieu

Alicia Buenrostro Massieu

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Mexico to International Organizations in Vienna
Alumni
Ivita Burmistre

Ivita Burmistre

Ambassador and Former Permanent Representative , Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Latvia to the OECD and UNESCO
Alumni
Philippe Burrin

Philippe Burrin

Director, Graduate Institute Geneva
Alumni
Nan Buzard

Nan Buzard

Current Head of Innovation, International Committee of the Red Cross, Former Executive Director, International Council of Voluntary Agencies
Alumni
Kate Byrnes

Kate Byrnes

Current Deputy Chief of Mission, United States Embassy Athens, Former Chargé d’Affaires, United States Mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
Alumni
Kathy Calvin

Kathy Calvin

Former President and CEO, United Nations Foundation
Alumni
Arianna Calza Bini

Arianna Calza Bini

Director, Gender and Mine Action Programme
Alumni
Mehmet Ferden Çarıkçı

Mehmet Ferden Çarıkçı

Current Ambassador, Embassy of Turkey in Vienna , Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Turkey to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Dr. Margaret Chan

Dr. Margaret Chan

Former Director-General, World Health Organization