Leadership Network

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.

António Guterres

Secretary-General, United Nations

Movses Abelian

Under‑Secretary‑General for General Assembly and Conference Management, United Nations

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein

President and CEO, International Peace Institute

Mohamed Al-Hassan

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Sultanate of Oman to the United Nations

Pascale Baeriswyl

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

Sima Bahous

Under-Secretary-General & Executive Director , UN Women

Sofia Borges

Senior Vice President and Head of the New York Office, United Nations Foundation

Yoka Brandt

Permanent Representative, Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations

Markova Concepción

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Panama to the United Nations

Laetitia Courtois

Permanent Observer, International Committee of the Red Cross to the United Nations

Elizabeth Cousens

President and CEO, United Nations Foundation

Miguel de Serpa Soares

Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, United Nations

Rosemary DiCarlo

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, United Nations

Anna-Karin Eneström

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

Rabab Fatima

Under-Secretary-General & Special Representative, Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States

Melissa Fleming

Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, United Nations

Dennis Francis

Ambassador, Permanent Representative and President of the 78th session of the UN General Assembly, Permanent Mission of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations in New York

Vanessa Frazier

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

Burhan Gafoor

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

Dwight Gardiner

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Antigua and Barbuda to the International Maritime Organization and the International Seabed Authority

Mathu Joyini

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

Natalia Kanem

Executive Director, UNFPA

Atul Khare

Under Secretary-General, United Nations Department of Operational Support

Philippe Kridelka

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

Rachael Kupka

Executive Director, Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP)

Jean-Pierre Lacroix

Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Department of Peace Operations

Antje Leendertse

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations in New York

Analisa Leonor Balares

CEO, Womensphere Global Institute and Humansphere Foundation

Michael W. Lodge

Permanent Observer, Secretary-General, International Seabed Authority

Martha Helena Lopez

Assistant Secretary-General for Human Resources Management, United Nations

Olivier Maes

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the United Nations in New York

Mark Malloch-Brown

President, Open Society Foundations

Alexander Marschik

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

Maurizio Massari

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

Gilles Michaud

Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security, United Nations Department of Safety and Security

Amina Mohammed

Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations

Fergal Mythen

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

Izumi Nakamitsu

Under Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs

Lana Nusseibeh

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations in New York

Sanda Ojiambo

Assistant Secretary-General and CEO, United Nations Global Compact

Pramila Patten

United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Office of the Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict (OSRSG-SVC)

Bob Rae

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations

Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the United Nations

Christian F. Saunders

Under Secretary-General, Office of the Special Coordinator on Improving UN Response to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (OSCSEA)

Evangelos Sekeris

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

Olof Skoog

Ambassador, Head of Delegation, Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations in New York

Elizabeth Spehar

Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support, United Nations Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA)

María del Carmen Squeff

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