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.

Daren Tang

Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Michèle Taylor

Ambassador, U.S. Permanent Representative to the Human Rights Council, Permanent Mission of the United States of America to the United Nations in Geneva

Ibrahim Thiaw

Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

Louise Thivant

Executive Director, The Child Friendly Governance Project

Linda Thomas-Greenfield

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the United States of America to the United Nations

Peter Thomson

Special Envoy for the Ocean, United Nations

Anna Tomasi

Executive Secretary, The Global Commission on Drug Policy

Nina Tornberg

Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the WTO, Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

Paddy Torsney

Permanent Observer, Inter‑Parliamentary Union in New York

Stefano Toscano

Director, Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining

Fernando Travesí

Executive Director, International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)

Volker Türk

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

Bruce Turner

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, U.S. Mission to the Conference on Disarmament

Aniela Unguresan

Co-Founder, EDGE Certified Foundation

Ian Vale

Regional Director for East and Southern Africa, Save the Children

Jörundur Valtýsson

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

Lars van Dassen

Executive Director, World Institute for Nuclear Security

Reintje van Haeringen

CEO, CARE Nederland

Nina Vaskunlahti

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Embassy and Permanent Mission of Finland to the International Organizations in Vienna

Caroline Vicini

Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sweden, Embassy of Sweden to Kenya, UNEP and UN-HABITAT

Esther Monterrubio Villar

Ambassador, Permanent Mission of Spain to UNOV and other International Organizations in Vienna

Julia Emma Villatoro Tario

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

Vladimir Voronkov

Under-Secretary-General, United Nations Office of Counter Terrorism (UNOCT)

Alix Vuillemin

Executive Director, Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice

Akinyi Roselyn Walender

Africa Director, Practical Action

Ghada Fathi Waly

Director-General/Executive Director, United Nations Office at Vienna/United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Wang Le

Director, UN Representative, Save the Children, New York Global Advocacy Office

Elizabeth Ward Neiman

Ambassador, Embassy of Panama to the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Noel White

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

Tanya Wood

Executive Director, CHS Alliance

Seong deok Yun

Ambassador, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva

Osvaldo Zavala Giler

Registrar, International Criminal Court

Barbara Žvokelj

Permanent Representative, Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the UN, OSCE and other International Organizations in Vienna