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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Seán Ó Riain

Seán Ó Riain

Gesandter, Mission of Ireland to the International Organisations in Vienna
Alumni
Marie O'Leary

Marie O'Leary

President, Association of Defence Counsel practising before the International Courts and Tribunals (ADC-ICT)
Alumni
Stephen Omollo

Stephen Omollo

Regional Director, World Vision, East Africa Region
Alumni
Babatunde Osotimehin

Babatunde Osotimehin

Former Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund
Alumni
William R. Pace

William R. Pace

Convenor, Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC)
Alumni
Ji-ah PAIK

Ji-ah PAIK

Former Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva
Alumni
Senén Florensa Palau

Senén Florensa Palau

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Spain to UNOV and other International Organizations in Vienna
Alumni
Dr. Cristiana Paşca Palmer

Dr. Cristiana Paşca Palmer

Executive Secretary, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Alumni
Andrea Pedrazzini

Andrea Pedrazzini

CEO, Publicis Groupe Lausanne, Former CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi
Alumni
Andrea Perugini

Andrea Perugini

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Italy to The Netherlands
Alumni
Ib Petersen

Ib Petersen

Former Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
Audra Plepytė

Audra Plepytė

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Lithuania to the United Nations in New York
Alumni
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
Alumni
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
Elena Rafti

Elena Rafti

Ambassador/Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Cyprus to the UN and other International Organisations in Vienna
Alumni
Zara Rapoport

Zara Rapoport

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

Adela Raz

Former Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the United Nations in New York
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
Laura Rockwood

Laura Rockwood

Executive Director, Open Nuclear Network
Alumni
Martha Rojas Urrego

Martha Rojas Urrego

Secretary General, Ramsar Convention on Wetlands
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
Guy Ryder

Guy Ryder

Director-General, International Labour Organization
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
Belén Sapag Muñoz de la Peña

Belén Sapag Muñoz de la Peña

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy of Chile to Austria/Permanent Mission of Chile to the United Nations and other international organizations in Vienna
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
Yvan Savy

Yvan Savy

Director, PLAN International France
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
Abdulla Shahid

Abdulla Shahid

President of the 76th United Nations General Assembly, United Nations General Assembly
Alumni
Nicole Shampaine

Nicole Shampaine

Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Mission to International Organizations in Vienna