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

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Andrea Pedrazzini

Andrea Pedrazzini

CEO, Publicis Groupe Lausanne, Former CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi
Alumni
John Quinn

John Quinn

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Erik Brøgger Rasmussen

Erik Brøgger Rasmussen

Former Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva
Alumni
Aviva Raz Shechter

Aviva Raz Shechter

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Carl Reaich

Carl Reaich

Current Divisional Manager of the Consular Division, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Former Acting Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of New Zealand to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Cecilia B. Rebong

Cecilia B. Rebong

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Philippines to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Rachael Reilly

Rachael Reilly

Former Geneva Representative, Women's Refugee Commission
Alumni
François Rivasseau

François Rivasseau

Former Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Martha Rojas Urrego

Martha Rojas Urrego

Secretary General, Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
Alumni
Joachim Rücker

Joachim Rücker

Current Founder, Joachim Rücker Consulting, Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations in Geneva, Former President of the UN Human Rights Council (2015)
Alumni
Barbara Ryan

Barbara Ryan

Former Director, Group on Earth Observation
Alumni
Jarmo Sareva

Jarmo Sareva

Former Director, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
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John Scanlon

John Scanlon

Current Special Envoy for African Parks, Former Secretary-General, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Alumni
Simona Scarpaleggia

Simona Scarpaleggia

Former CEO, IKEA Switzerland, Current Head of the Global Initiative The Future of our Work
Alumni
Milorad Šćepanović

Milorad Šćepanović

Ambassador, Former Permanent Representative of Montenegro to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Nicole Schwab

Nicole Schwab

Former Co-Founder, EDGE Certified Foundation
Alumni
Maurizio E. Serra

Maurizio E. Serra

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Syed Tauqir Shah

Syed Tauqir Shah

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the World Trade Organization in Geneva
Alumni
Michel Sidibé

Michel Sidibé

Executive Director, UNAIDS
Alumni
Peter Sørensen

Peter Sørensen

Former Head of the Delegation, Permanent Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Sabina Stadler Repnik

Sabina Stadler Repnik

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Dr Lachlan Strahan

Dr Lachlan Strahan

Former Chargé d’affaires a.i., Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Vojislav Šuc

Vojislav Šuc

Former Permanent Representative and President of the Human Rights Council Twelfth Cycle (2018), Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Nina Suomalainen

Nina Suomalainen

Former Executive Director, Justice Rapid Response
Alumni
William Lacy Swing

William Lacy Swing

Former Director-General, International Organization for Migration
Alumni
Elhadj As Sy

Elhadj As Sy

Former Secretary-General, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Alumni
Petteri Taalas

Petteri Taalas

Former Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization
Alumni
Dorothy Tembo

Dorothy Tembo

Executive Director ad interim, International Trade Centre
Alumni
Thani Thongphakdi

Thani Thongphakdi

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Thailand to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Khalid Tinasti

Khalid Tinasti

Director, Global Commission on Drug Policy
Alumni
Tudor Ulianovschi

Tudor Ulianovschi

Current Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Republic of Moldova, Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Moldova to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Andras Vamos-Goldman

Andras Vamos-Goldman

Former Executive Director, Justice Rapid Response
Alumni
Marc Vanheukelen

Marc Vanheukelen

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the European Union to the World Trade Organization
Alumni
Jos Verbeek

Jos Verbeek

Former Special Representative to the UN and WTO, World Bank Group Office in Geneva
Alumni
Adrian Vierita

Adrian Vierita

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Romania to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Federico Villegas

Federico Villegas

Ambassador, Former Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Argentina to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
António Vitorino

António Vitorino

Former Director-General, International Organization for Migration
Alumni
Marilena Viviani

Marilena Viviani

Former Director of the Geneva Liaison Office, United Nations Children's Fund
Alumni
Frans Vreeswijk

Frans Vreeswijk

General Secretary & CEO, International Electrotechnical Commission
Alumni
Margareta Wahlstrom

Margareta Wahlstrom

Former Director, United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Alumni
Scott Weber

Scott Weber

Former President, Interpeace
Alumni
Marijke Wijnroks

Marijke Wijnroks

Former Interim Executive Director, The Global Fund
Alumni
Chris Williams

Chris Williams

Current Director, UN Habitat in New York, Former Executive Director, Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council
Alumni
Santiago Wills

Santiago Wills

Former Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Colombia to the World Trade Organization (WTO)
Alumni
Robert Wood

Robert Wood

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the U.S. to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva
Alumni
Kazuyuki Yamazaki

Kazuyuki Yamazaki

Former Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
Alumni
Houlin Zhao

Houlin Zhao

Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union