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 Advisory Board

Michael Møller

Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva
Global Advisory Board

Caitlin Kraft-Buchman

Founder/ Executive Director, Women@TheTable
Global Advisory Board

Rosemary McCarney

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations in Geneva
Global Advisory Board

Stephen de Boer

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the World Trade Organization

Michelle Bachelet

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

Martin Chungong

Secretary-General, Inter-Parliamentary Union
Global Advisory Board

Arancha González

Executive Director, International Trade Centre
Global Advisory Board

Guy Ryder

Director-General, International Labour Organization

Dr Kesete Admasu

CEO, RBM Partnership to End Malaria

Olga Algayerova

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

Inger Andersen

Director-General, International Union for Conservation of Nature

Kim Andersen

President, World Sailing

Makeda Antoine-Cambridge

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

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

Roberto Azevêdo

Director-General, World Trade Organization

Veronika Bard

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

Seth Berkley

Chief Executive Officer, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance

Yann Borgstedt

Founder and Chairman, Womanity Foundation

Julian Braithwaite

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

Jennifer Brant

Director, Innovation Insights

Hans Brattskar

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

Philippe Burrin

Director, Graduate Institute Geneva

Arianna Calza Bini

Director, Gender and Mine Action Programme

Catarina Carvalho

Director and Head of Office, International Planned Parenthood Federation

Suraya Dalil

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

Christophe De Kepper

Director General, International Olympic Committee

Ingmar De Vos

President, Federation Equestre Internationale

Jillian Dempster

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of New Zealand to the United Nations in Geneva

Chi Dzung Duong

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Viet Nam to the United Nations Office in Geneva

Christian Dussey

Director, Geneva Center for Security Policy

Renata Dwan

Director, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research

Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo

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

Monica Ferro

Director, UNFPA Geneva Office

John Fisher

Geneva Director, Human Rights Watch

Socorro Flores Liera

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations Office in Geneva

Foo Kok Jwee

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

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. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Director-General, World Health Organization

Fabiola Gianotti

Director-General, European Organization for Nuclear Research

Elayne Whyte Gómez

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations in Geneva

Ricardo González Arenas

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Uruguay to the United Nations Office in Geneva

Shea Gopaul

Executive Director, Global Apprenticeships Network

Filippo Grandi

High Commissioner, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Thomas Guerber

Director, Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces

Francis Gurry

Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization

Terhi Hakala

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

Hala Hameed

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

Antonio Hodgers

President, Conseil d'Etat de la République et canton de Genève