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.

Global Board
Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

CEO / Founder, Women@TheTable

Stephen de Boer

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the World Trade Organization

Guy Ryder

Director-General, International Labour Organization

Michelle Bachelet

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Global Board
Martin Chungong

Martin Chungong

Secretary-General, Inter-Parliamentary Union, Chair of the IGC Global Board

Aurora Díaz-Rato Revuelta

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Spain to the United Nations Office at Geneva and other International Organisations

Kadra Ahmed Hassan

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Djibouti to the United Nations in Geneva

Silvia Elena Alfaro Espinosa

Ambassador and Permanent Representative , Permanent Mission of Peru to the United Nations and Other International Organisations

Olga Algayerova

Executive Secretary & Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Maria Teresa T. Almojuela

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of the Philippines to the Conference on Disarmament

Kim Andersen

President, World Sailing

Mikael Anzén

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the WTO , Permanent Mission of Sweden

Harald Aspelund

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Iceland to the United Nations in Geneva

Salman Bal

Director, Ambassador, Centre d'Accueil de la Genève Internationale

Dorothée Baumann-Pauly

Director, Professor, Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights (GCBHR) and NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights

Seth Berkley

Chief Executive Officer, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance
Global Board
Chad Blackman, LLB, LLM, ACIArb

Chad Blackman, LLB, LLM, ACIArb

Ambassador & Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Barbados to the United Nations in Geneva

Alejandro Bonilla Garcia

President, Greycells, Association of Former International Civil Servants for Development

Yann Borgstedt

Founder and Chairman, Womanity Foundation

Jennifer Brant

Director, Innovation Insights

Winnie Byanyima

Executive Director, UNAIDS

Catarina Carvalho

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

Mark Cassayre

Permanent Observer, International Development Law Organization (IDLO) to the United Nations and International Organizations in Geneva

Didier Chambovey

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the WTO and EFTA (UN/ECE, UNCTAD, ITC)

Jagan Chapagain

Secretary-General, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Sameer Chauhan

Director, United Nations International Computing Centre

Pamela Coke-Hamilton

Executive Director, International Trade Centre

Crispin Conroy

Ambassador, Permanent Observer, International Chamber of Commerce

Alex Conte

Executive Director, Child Rights Connect

Dr. Carlos María Correa

Executive Director, South Centre

Noel Curran

Director General, European Broadcasting Union

Amadeu Paulo Samuel Da Conceição

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Mozambique to the United Nations in Geneva

Christophe De Kepper

Director General, International Olympic Committee

Ingmar De Vos

President, Federation Equestre Internationale

Alain Délétroz

General Director, Geneva Call

Philippe Duneton

Executive Director, Unitaid

Meirav Eilon Shahar

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations and International Organizations in Geneva

Gretta Fenner

Managing Director, Basel Institute on Governance

David Fernandez Puyana

Ambassador, Permanent Observer, United Nations University for Peace (UPEACE) to the United Nations in Geneva, Permanent Delegate, UPEACE to the UNESCO in Paris

Monica Ferro

Director, UNFPA Geneva Office

John Fisher

Geneva Director, Human Rights Watch

Yves Flückiger

Rector, University of Geneva

Joseph François

Managing Director and Professor of International Economics, World Trade Institute, University of Bern

Michael Gaffey

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Ireland to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva

Isabelle Gattiker

Director, International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights

Dr. Robin Geiss

Director, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Director-General, World Health Organization

Fabiola Gianotti

Director-General, European Organization for Nuclear Research