Leadership Network

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.

António Guterres

Secretary-General, United Nations

Movses Abelian

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

Geraldine Byrne Nason

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

Catarina Carvalho

United Nations Representative in Geneva and New York, International Planned Parenthood Federation

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

Grete Faremo

Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UNOPS

Rabab Fatima

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

Guillermo Fernández de Soto Valderrama

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Colombia 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

Martin Bille Hermann

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

Thilmeeza Hussain

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Maldives to the United Nations and Special Envoy to the President of the United Nations General Assembly 76th Session, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Maldives to the UN

Sven Jürgenson

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

Mona Juul

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

Besiana Kadare

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Albania 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

Chair & Chief Innovation Architect, Womensphere Interactive + Womensphere Foundation

Zhenmin Liu

Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Michael W. Lodge

Permanent Observer, Secretary-General, International Seabed Authority
Global Board
Anne-Sophie Lois

Anne-Sophie Lois

Senior United Nations Representative New York & Geneva, Plan International

Olivier Maes

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

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

Ana Maria Menéndez

Secretary-General’s Senior Advisor on Policy, United Nations

Michal Mlynár

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

Amina Mohammed

Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations

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

CEO and Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact

Audra Plepytė

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

Catherine Pollard

Under-Secretary-General for Management Strategy, Policy, Compliance, United Nations

Bob Rae

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

Adela Raz

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

Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al-Thani

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