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.


Winnie Byanyima

Executive Director, UNAIDS

Geraldine Byrne Nason

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

Luis Javier Campuzano Piña

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Mexico to International Organizations in Vienna

Catarina Carvalho

Director and Head of Office, International Planned Parenthood Federation

Jagan Chapagain

Secretary-General, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

Siddharth Chatterjee

UN Resident Coordinator, Kenya

Sameer Chauhan

Director, United Nations International Computing Centre

Maria Cleofe Natividad

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Philippine Embassy and Permanent Mission

Sue Coates

Executive Director, Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council

Pamela Coke-Hamilton

Executive Director, International Trade Centre

Crispin Conroy

Ambassador, Permanent Observer, International Chamber of Commerce

Alex Conte

Executive Director, Child Rights Connect

Regina Maria Cordeiro Dunlop

Ambassador , Embassy of Brazil to The Netherlands

Dr. Carlos María Correa

Executive Director, South Centre

Noel Curran

Director General, European Broadcasting Union

Amadeu Paulo Samuel Da Conceição

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

Amado Philip de Andrés

Regional Representative, Regional Office for Eastern Africa and the Horn, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Stephen de Boer

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Canada to the World Trade Organization

Catherine de Bolle

Executive Director, Europol

Christophe De Kepper

Director General, International Olympic Committee

Miguel de Serpa Soares

Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and United Nations Legal Counsel, United Nations

Ingmar De Vos

President, Federation Equestre Internationale

Jillian Dempster

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

Simonetta Di Pippo

Director, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Rosemary DiCarlo

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, United Nations

René Rosager Dinesen

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Denmark to the United Nations in Vienna

Fidelma Donlon

Registrar, Kosovo Specialist Chambers

Olivier Dubois

Head of Regional Delegation , International Committee of the Red Cross in Nairobi

Christian Dussey

Director, Geneva Center for Security Policy

Chile Eboe-Osuji

President, International Criminal Court

Khojesta Fana Ebrahimkhel

Ambassador and Permanent Representative, Embassy and Permanent Mission of Afghanistan in Vienna

Alice Edwards

Head of Secretariat, Convention against Torture Initiative (CTI)

Patricia Espinosa

Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Maria Nazareth Farani Azevêdo

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

Grete Faremo

Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UNOPS

Norman Farrell

Prosecutor, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)

Stephanie Fenkart

Director, International Institute for Peace

Guillermo Fernández de Soto Valderrama

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

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

Monica Ferro

Director, UNFPA Geneva Office

John Fisher

Geneva Director, Human Rights Watch

Julian Fleet

Permanent Observer to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, International Development Law Organization

Socorro Flores Liera

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

Henrietta Fore

Executive Director, UNICEF

Monika Froehler

CEO, Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens

Michael Gaffey

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Ireland to the UN and other International Organisations in Geneva

Burhan Gafoor

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

Sybel Galván

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

Isabelle Gattiker

Director, International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Director-General, World Health Organization