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
María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés

María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés

Former President, United Nations General Assembly
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
Global Board
Pennelope Beckles

Pennelope Beckles

Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Trinidad & Tobago to the United Nations, New York
Alumni
Marc-André Blanchard

Marc-André Blanchard

Ambassador, Former Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Katalin Annamária Bogyay

Katalin Annamária Bogyay

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Volkan Bozkir

Volkan Bozkir

President of the 75th United Nations General Assembly, United Nations General Assembly
Alumni
Harald Braun

Harald Braun

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Kathy Calvin

Kathy Calvin

Former President and CEO, United Nations Foundation
Alumni
Peter Drennan

Peter Drennan

Under-Secretary-General, UN Department of Safety and Security
Alumni
Laura Flores Herrera

Laura Flores Herrera

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Panama to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Henrietta Fore

Henrietta Fore

Executive Director, UNICEF
Alumni
Andrew Gilmour

Andrew Gilmour

Former Assistant Secretary-General, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Alumni
Juan José Gómez Camacho

Juan José Gómez Camacho

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Einar Gunnarsson

Einar Gunnarsson

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Iceland to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Elliott Harris

Elliott Harris

Former Assistant Secretary-General, UN Environment
Alumni
Tore Hattrem

Tore Hattrem

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations in New York
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
Mohamed Khaled Khiari

Mohamed Khaled Khiari

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Tunisia to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Jan Kickert

Jan Kickert

Ambassador, Former Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Lise Kingo

Lise Kingo

Former CEO & Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact
Alumni
Miroslav Lajčák

Miroslav Lajčák

Former President, UN General Assembly
Alumni
Mark Lowcock

Mark Lowcock

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, United Nations OCHA
Alumni
Anna Macdonald

Anna Macdonald

Former Director, Control Arms
Alumni
Robert Mardini

Robert Mardini

Former Permanent Observer of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to the United Nations, Current Director-General of the ICRC
Alumni
Maria Emma Mejía Vélez

Maria Emma Mejía Vélez

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Juan Carlos Mendoza García

Juan Carlos Mendoza García

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Martín Garcia Moritán

Martín Garcia Moritán

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Raimonda Murmokaitė

Raimonda Murmokaitė

Current Director, Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Lithuania to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Nguyen Phuong Nga

Nguyen Phuong Nga

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Babatunde Osotimehin

Babatunde Osotimehin

Former Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund
Alumni
Dr. Cristiana Paşca Palmer

Dr. Cristiana Paşca Palmer

Executive Secretary, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Alumni
Ib Petersen

Ib Petersen

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Zara Rapoport

Zara Rapoport

Current Gender Equality and Inclusion Specialist, Plan International Asia, Former Head of Office, Plan International
Alumni
Matthew Rycroft

Matthew Rycroft

Current Permanent Secretary, Department for International Development, UK Government, Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Kai Jürgen Mikael Sauer

Kai Jürgen Mikael Sauer

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Philip Spoerri

Philip Spoerri

Permanent Observer and Head of Delegation, International Committee of the Red Cross
Alumni
Cho Tae-Yul

Cho Tae-Yul

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Fekitamoeloa Katoa 'Utoikamanu

Fekitamoeloa Katoa 'Utoikamanu

Under-Secretary-General for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, United Nations
Alumni
Mauro Vieira

Mauro Vieira

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Brazil to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Mariangela Zappia

Mariangela Zappia

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations in New York