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.

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Liselotte Plesner

Liselotte Plesner

Ambassador, Former Permanent Representative of Denmark to International Organizations in Vienna
Alumni
Mohammad Naeem Poyesh

Mohammad Naeem Poyesh

Current Counselor and DCM, and Former Chargé d’Affaires, Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to the UN in Vienna
Alumni
Brândușa Predescu

Brândușa Predescu

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Romania to The Netherlands
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I Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja

I Gusti Agung Wesaka Puja

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Indonesia to The Netherlands
Alumni
Michael Punke

Michael Punke

Current Vice President of Public Policy, Amazon Web Services, Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the U.S. to the World Trade Organization
Alumni
John Quinn

John Quinn

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Zara Rapoport

Zara Rapoport

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

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Maria Victoria González Roman

Maria Victoria González Roman

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Spain to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
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
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
Pilar Saborío de Rocafort

Pilar Saborío de Rocafort

Former Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica to International Organizations in Vienna
Alumni
Héctor Horacio Salvador

Héctor Horacio Salvador

Former Ambassador and Permanent Representative., Embassy of the Argentine Republic to The Netherlands
Alumni
Jarmo Sareva

Jarmo Sareva

Former Director, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
Alumni
Kai Jürgen Mikael Sauer

Kai Jürgen Mikael Sauer

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Christian Saunders

Christian Saunders

Former Commissioner-General, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)
Alumni
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
Andrew J. Schofer

Andrew J. Schofer

Current Co-Chair, OSCE Minsk Group for Nagorno-Karabakh, Former Chargé d’Affaires, United States Mission to International Organizations in Vienna
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
Nicole Shampaine

Nicole Shampaine

Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna
Alumni
Dong-ik Shin

Dong-ik Shin

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the International Organizations in Vienna
Alumni
Aviv Shir-On

Aviv Shir-On

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Israel to The Netherlands
Alumni
Michel Sidibé

Michel Sidibé

Executive Director, UNAIDS
Alumni
Erik Solheim

Erik Solheim

Former Executive Director, UN Environment
Alumni
Martin Sørby

Martin Sørby

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Royal Norwegian Embassy in The Hague
Alumni
Peter Sørensen

Peter Sørensen

Former Head of the Delegation, Permanent Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Philip Spoerri

Philip Spoerri

Permanent Observer and Head of Delegation, International Committee of the Red Cross
Alumni
Sabina Stadler Repnik

Sabina Stadler Repnik

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the United Nations in Geneva
Alumni
Christine Stix-Hackl

Christine Stix-Hackl

Former Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Austria to the International Organizations in Vienna
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
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
Cho Tae-Yul

Cho Tae-Yul

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations in New York
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
Hannele Tikkanen

Hannele Tikkanen

Chargé d’Affaires, Former Permanent Representative of Finland to the OSCE
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
Fekitamoeloa Katoa 'Utoikamanu

Fekitamoeloa Katoa 'Utoikamanu

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