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
Global Board
Martin Chungong

Martin Chungong

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

Maimunah Mohd Sharif

Executive Director, UN‐Habitat
Global Board
Athaliah Molokomme

Athaliah Molokomme

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Botswana to the United Nations in Geneva
Global Board
Anne-Sophie Lois

Anne-Sophie Lois

Senior United Nations Representative New York & Geneva, Plan International
Global Board
Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

CEO / Founder, Women@TheTable
Global Board
Louise Mushikiwabo

Louise Mushikiwabo

Secrétaire générale, Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie
Global Board
Rafael Mariano Grossi

Rafael Mariano Grossi

Director-General, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Global Board
Jürg Lauber

Jürg Lauber

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations in Geneva
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
Global Board
Lisa Helfand

Lisa Helfand

Ambassador, Embassy of Canada to the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Catherine Pollard

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

Tatiana Valovaya

Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva

Aurora Díaz-Rato Revuelta

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

Mohammed Abdiker

Regional Director, International Organization for Migration/UN Migration, East and Horn of Africa

Ramy Abdu

Chairman, Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor

Movses Abelian

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

Asim Ahmed

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Maldives to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva

Kadra Ahmed Hassan

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

Gustavo Eduardo Ainchil

Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the International Organisations in Vienna , Permanent Representation of Argentina to the International Organizations in Vienna

Leena Al-Hadid

Ambassador, Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in Vienna

Silvia Elena Alfaro Espinosa

Ambassador and Permanent Delegate, Permanent Delegation of Peru to UNESCO

Olga Algayerova

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

Alessandro Cortese

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Italy to the International Organizations in Vienna

Maria Teresa T. Almojuela

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

Inger Andersen

Executive Director, UN Environment Programme

Kjersti E. Andersen

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Norway to the International Organisations in Vienna

Evelyn A. Ankumah

Executive Director, Africa Legal Aid (AFLA)

Mikael Anzén

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

Fernando Arias

Director-General, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

Harald Aspelund

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Iceland to the United Nations in Geneva
Steering Committee
Audrey Azoulay

Audrey Azoulay

Director General, UNESCO

Michelle Bachelet

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

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

Manizha Bakhtari

Ambassador, Embassy and Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Vienna

Salman Bal

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

Zainab Hawa Bangura

Director-General, United Nations Office at Nairobi

Sabra Bano

Director , Gender Concerns International

Dr. Andrea Barschdorf-Hager

CEO and Marketing Director, CARE Austria

Dorothée Baumann-Pauly

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

Paul Bekkers

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva

Irakli Beridze

Head, United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research (UNICRI) Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, The Hague

Seth Berkley

Chief Executive Officer, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance

Thijs Berman

Executive Director, Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy

Christophe Bernasconi

Secretary-General, Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH)

Marc Bichler

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva

Gillian Bird

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