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.

Steering Committee
Niall Burgess

Niall Burgess

Ambassador, Embassy of Ireland in France
Steering Committee
Audrey Azoulay

Audrey Azoulay

Director General, UNESCO

Silvia Elena Alfaro Espinosa

Ambassador and Permanent Delegate, Permanent Delegation of Peru to UNESCO

Gillian Bird

Australian Ambassador to France with non-resident accreditation to Algeria, Mauritania and Monaco, Australian Embassy in France

Natasha Cayer

Ambassador & Permanent Delegate, Delegation of Canada to UNESCO

Madeleine Chenette

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Delegation of Canada to the OECD

Amélie de Montchalin

Permanent Representative of France to the OECD, Permanent Mission of France to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Sybel Galván

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Delegation of Mexico to the OECD

Blanca Jiménez Cisneros

Ambassador, Embassy of Mexico in France

Gerard Keown

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Representation of Ireland to the OECD and UNESCO

Giancarlo Kessler

Ambassador and Permanent Representative , Swiss Delegation to the OECD

Emmanuelle Larroque

Chief Executive Officer, Social Builder

Delphine O

Ambassadrice / Secrétaire générale , Forum Génération Egalité

Unnur Orradóttir-Ramette

Ambassador and Permanent Representative to OECD, Embassy of Iceland in Paris, Permanent Delegation of Iceland to the OECD and UNESCO

Sylvie Pierre-Brossolette

Présidente, Haut Conseil à l'Egalité entre les femmes et les hommes

Carsten Staur

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Delegation of Denmark to the OECD and UNESCO