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.

António Guterres

Secretary-General, United Nations
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Martin Chungong

Martin Chungong

Secretary-General, Inter-Parliamentary Union, Chair of the IGC Global Board
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Doreen Bogdan-Martin

Doreen Bogdan-Martin

Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union
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Audrey Azoulay

Audrey Azoulay

Director General, UNESCO
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Rafael Mariano Grossi

Rafael Mariano Grossi

Director-General, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Tatiana Valovaya

Director-General, United Nations Office at Geneva

Amy E. Pope

Director General, International Organization for Migration

Anna Joubin-Bret

Secretary of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). , United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)

Movses Abelian

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

Tomoko Akane

President, International Criminal Court

Inger Andersen

Executive Director, UN Environment Programme

Luther Bois Anukur

Regional Director, Eastern and Southern Africa, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Fernando Arias

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

Sima Bahous

Under-Secretary-General & Executive Director , UN Women

Mamadou Dian Balde

Regional Director, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Zainab Hawa Bangura

Director-General, United Nations Office at Nairobi

Jan Beagle

Director-General, International Development Law Organization (IDLO)

Winnie Byanyima

Executive Director, UNAIDS

Mark Carney

UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance, Office of the UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance

Jagan Chapagain

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

Sameer Chauhan

Director, United Nations International Computing Centre

Pamela Coke-Hamilton

Executive Director, International Trade Centre

Laetitia Courtois

Permanent Observer, International Committee of the Red Cross to the United Nations

Catherine de Bolle

Executive Director, Europol

Regina De Dominicis

Regional Director, Europe and Central Asia; Special Coordinator for the Refugee and Migrant Response in Europe; UNICEF Representative to the UN in Geneva, UNICEF

Miguel de Serpa Soares

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

Rosemary DiCarlo

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, United Nations

Maria Dimitriadou

Special Representative to the WTO and UN, World Bank Group

Lilian Dodzo

East Africa Regional Leader, World Vision International

Philippe Duneton

Executive Director, Unitaid

Rabab Fatima

Under-Secretary-General & Special Representative, Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States

Pernille Fenger

Director, UNFPA Representation Office in Geneva

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 London Office

Melissa Fleming

Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, United Nations

Robert Floyd

Executive Secretary, Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation

Monika Froehler

CEO, Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens

Graciela Gatti Santana

President, International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals

Dr. Robin Geiss

Director, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Director-General, World Health Organization

Fabiola Gianotti

Director-General, European Organization for Nuclear Research

Filippo Grandi

High Commissioner, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Dr. Thomas Greminger

Director, Geneva Center for Security Policy

Rebeca Grynspan

Secretary-General, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Fabricio Guariglia

Director, The Hague Office, International Development Law Organization (IDLO)

Aarti Holla-Maini

Director, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Gilbert F. Houngbo

Director-General , International Labour Organization

Ivana Hrdlickova

President, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)