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.


Margot Wallström

Foreign Minister, Government of Sweden

Scott Weber

Director-General, Interpeace

Christian Wenaweser

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

Claude Wild

Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to International Organizations in Vienna

Robert Wood

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the U.S. to the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva

Li Yong

Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation

Merav Zafary-Odiz

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Israel to the IAEA and the CTBTO-PREPCOM

Valentin Zellweger

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

Lassina Zerbo

Executive Secretary, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

Sahle-Work Zewde

Director-General, United Nations Office at Nairobi

Houlin Zhao

Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union