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

Louise Mushikiwabo

Secrétaire générale, Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

Angel Gurría

Secretary General, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Patricia O’Brien

Ambassador of Ireland to France, Embassy of Ireland in Paris

Audrey Azoulay

Director General, UNESCO

Gillian Bird

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

Anna Brandt

Ambassador, Sweden to the OECD and UNESCO

Natasha Cayer

Ambassador & Permanent Delegate, Delegation of Canada to UNESCO

Madeleine Chenette

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

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

Sybel Galván

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

Brigitte Grésy

Présidente, Haut Conseil à l’Egalité entre les femmes et les hommes (HCEfh)

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

Yvan Savy

Director, PLAN International France

Carsten Staur

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