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Francesca Biasiato
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: IT - Italy
Idioma/s hablados: English, Italian
Temas: Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Social Security
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Gender expert with 10 years experience in the design and development of adult learning activities on gender mainstreaming and gender equality. BA in International Relations, Master degree in Gender studies and a second specialized degree in social policy and social services administration, with a focus on the gender dimension of the care formal and informal economy. I trained and grew professionally within international organisations, but also worked a lot in Italy in the world of social entrepreneurship and social cooperation, again with a focus on informal care and the empowerment and training of family carers. 

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Laila Shaar
Área geográfica: Asia
Nacionalidad: PS - West Bank
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization
Biografía:

my education on finance - management and my final  certification was in institutional growth and human development.

for 25 years i worked in finance, management, human resources, programs, training and consulting. 10 years of them were with unions federation where i have opportunity to improve and developed my knowledge and skills specially in gender and workers issues.

 

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Ana Pérez
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Middle East
Nacionalidad: CA - Canada
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Water and Energy, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Self employed
Biografía:

Ana Perez is a committed gender equality and dynamic global business leader with 22 years of progressive work experience in the private sector. Her focus in the past few years has been in gender mainstreaming in the Energy Sector. Ana is passionate about driving innovation and fostering inclusive work environments. She is a big picture collaborator who applies a detailed, analytical approach to bringing tangible results.

As past co-chair of the Women’s group of a large global technology company based in Toronto, she understands the opportunities companies have to drive Gender Mainstreaming, Diversity and Inclusion programs. She led various inclusion-focused and women's empowerment workplace initiatives and she has participated as a guest lecturer at several universities.

She has provided technical gender advisory services for projects in several countries including Bhutan, Dominican Republic, India, Mongolia, Canada, Jordan and Rwanda.  

Ana has a dual Mexican/Canadian citizenship. Ana is a certified ILO- Participatory Gender Audit Facilitator and holds an Industrial engineering degree from Mexico and an MBA from the IE Business School in Spain.

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Johanne Lortie
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: CA - Canada
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Italian
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
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I am a gender trainer and facilitator (accredited by the IAF).  I have been working at the ITCILO since 2013 and have developped several tools focusing on gender transformative change (https://issuu.com/itcilo/docs/handbook_on_gender).   I am the activity manager for the Gender Audit Certifcation Programme.   

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Melkar el Khoury
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: LB - Lebanon
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English, French
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I have a 10+ years of experience in human rights consulting with a focus on gender and diversity, and have worked as Gender and Diversity officer for the MENA Zone (working with 17 Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies) with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent. I have led gender audits for a number local NGOs and municipalities and have managed projects on mainstreaming gender and diversity into the work of political parties (students and women’s sections). I hold a Master’s degree in Human Rights and Democratization from the University of Malta and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Lund University\Sweden, in addition to a Bachelor in Law from the Lebanese University.

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Simonetta Cavazza
Área geográfica: South America, Europe, Africa, Asia
Nacionalidad: IT - Italy
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Italian, Spanish
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
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I worked in the UN world for more than 35 years, focusing on systems’ design for gender mainstreaming, including on-line learning; training design and delivery in the field of gender issues, women’s promotion and equal opportunities, with specific focus on: human rights, poverty eradication, local development, vocational training; information and documentation. Management of major international projects in the field of gender issues.

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Claudia Callegari König
Área geográfica: South America, Europe
Nacionalidad: AR - Argentina
Idioma/s hablados: English, Italian, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
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Claudia Callegari

24 years of professional experience at the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITCILO). 

With a degree in Political Sciences, specialization in international politics, I worked both in the private and the public sector in managing international projects, economic promotional events and training programmes with Latin American countries. I jointed the ITCILO in 2000 for designing, planning, implementing and evaluating European projects. In 2004, I obtained a Master Degree in Distance Learning at the Bocconi University in Milan (Italy)/London University (UK).

My professional experience focuses on issues related to gender and local/business development.

I am Argentinean/Italian and joined the ITCILO Gender & Diversity team in February 2017.

I obtained the ILO/ITCILO Certification as Facilitator of ILO Participatory Gender Audits (PGA) in July 2015.

Since then, I have been delivering training programmes on  the PGA methodology and I have implemented gender audits in public institutions. 

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Maritza Formisano
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe, Africa
Nacionalidad: CO - Colombia
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
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Lawyer with a Master on Public Policies at University Pantheon La Sorbonne, Paris 1, Maritza has over 15 years of experience as UN staff for UNWOMEN, OHCHR and UNESCO, consultant for UNCTs, professor, researcher and trainer. Her experience includes monitoring and evaluation on human rights, gender, project development and strategic planning. She is regularly supporting Monitoring and Evaluations and Reporting activities for UNWOMEN and elaborating strategic documents for UNESCO, UNDP and UNCTs. 

Professor at La Sorbonne and at the Universidad de los Andes of Colombia and researcher, Maritza is the author of several international publications and educational manuals used within UN System and by NGOs.

Finally, Maritza counts with a large experience on strategic planning and coordination at United Nations Systems. She is an official United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) trainer and used to support UNCTs in all regions especially Europe, West and central Africa and Latin America, as well as training staff on HRBA, Gender and SDGs. She also acts as consultant for private sector (PriceWaterHouseCooper PWC) for Arabe States, Morocco and Algeria. 

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Fiona Gandiwa Magaya
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: ZW - Zimbabwe
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Health and Reproductive Rights, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Workers'organization
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Fares Shawar
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: PS - West Bank
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Peace Building and Conflict, Water and Energy, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
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Educational and other Qualifications:

2002 – 2004:

 Master in finance and banking science.

 Major: Accounting / Minor: finance.

Arab academy /Amman / Jordan.

1998 – 2002

 B.A in finance and management

Major: Accounting /Minor: Management

Hebron university /P.O box 40 Hebron

Summary of Experience: 

  • Jan.2009 till now

The head of internal Auditing  Department / Hebron municipality

  • December  2018
    Gender Audit Expert (PGA) / Citified by ILO – united nation.
  • April 2004 till now

Part time Academic Lecturer / Al-Quads open university / Hebron branch / Polytechnic / Hebron University .

  • Jan 2005 till now

Lecturer in the number of subjects and projects dealing with capacity building in management and accounting fields

  • August 2010

Official Tax Consultant /(Tax Consultant Union)

  • August 2004 till Dec.2008

Chief  accountant /Hebron Electric power company

 

Practical contribution: 

November 18-19, 2020:

 A working paper was presented on the Hebron municipality's experience in the training program entitled Gender and Gender Equality and the Integration of Gender Issues in the Work of Local and Municipal Councils in Palestine / with regional participation by a group of municipalities in Palestine, Jordan and Lebanon.

November 2020 - January 2021:

The coordinator of a project to develop the employee performance evaluation system in the Hebron municipality through the Expert House Company and the National Centre for Sustainable Development with the support of the GIZ under the supervision of the Ministry of Local Government.

April - December 2019:

Coordinator of the Community Accountability Project in a group of Municipalities in Southern West Bank in partnership between the Municipal Development Fund, the Ministry of Local Government and the Association for Community Development and Continuing Education, This project targeted 15 municipalities in the West Bank and included various activities such as diagnostic study, training of participants, in addition to developing and implementing mechanisms  and tools to promote community participation in municipalities.

August 2019:

One of the members of the preparatory committee for the Conference of Modern Trends in the Management of Municipalities, which was held in the city of Hebron from 27-28 August 2019 in partnership between Hebron Municipality,  Al-Quds Open University and the University of Jordan.

October 2018:

Participation in the Conference on Sustainable Development at Mannheim Municipality-Germany, in a work paper on social justice in the City of Hebron, in addition to the participation of the preparation team of the strategic plan of the Municipality of Mannheim in the selection of project priorities for their strategic plan 2019-2030 accordance to the international sustainable development goals (SDG).

Jan 2018:project coordinator of Hebron municipality for Study of transparency system in Hebron municipality , in partnership with  Aman institution  

March 2018:

Member of the Basic planning team for Strategic development plan of  the Hebron city 2018 -2021.

2014 – 2018:

I was a Focal point for the Gender Audit in Hebron municipality project in partnership  with GIZ and ministry of local government. 

June 2014:

Coordinator of Hebron municipality  for Public notification policies project  /In partnership with the Global communities Foundation.

Sep 2013-July/2014:

One of the team of  preparing of  the controls and internal audit manual ./ In partnership with  Global communities and group of municipality in west bank.

Sep. 2013 :The role of Audit profession for enhancing transparency and  preventing corruption./ Amman – Accountants union.

July 17 – August 07/2012 :

One of the Palestinian delegation to participate in Seminar of the  financial market construction and economic development for developing countries. Ministry of commerce / china.

Dec. /2012:Hebron Municipality representative, forSocial accountability "Transparency project"- Jericho city .

Mar. 2011:

The coordinator to apply the Europeans foundation for quality management (EFQM) in Hebron municipality  / with participation of State audit and Adm. Bureau.

 

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Youssef Tabsh
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Middle East
Nacionalidad: LB - Lebanon
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs
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Ph.D in Applying ICT's into Sustainable Development Projects

University Part time Instructor 

Head of Relief and Humanitarian Unit at Makhzoumi Foundation - Lebanon

The only male in Lebanon to be as a certified PGA since 2018

Trainer in topics related to: Gender Equality, Gender and Sexual Based Violence (SGBV), Child Protection, etc .... 

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Guerda Benjamin
Área geográfica: North America
Nacionalidad: HT - Haiti
Idioma/s hablados: French
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Peace Building and Conflict, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

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Elodie Niréti Hermione Iko
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: BJ - Benin
Idioma/s hablados: French
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Gender Mainstreaming
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs
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Josiane Nadège Ndomo Ngono
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: CM - Cameroon
Idioma/s hablados: French
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs
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Paule Elise Henry
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: BF - Burkina Faso
Idioma/s hablados: French
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs
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Laura Pasquero
Área geográfica: South America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Oceania
Nacionalidad: IT - Italy
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Italian, Spanish
Temas: Education and Research, Gender based violence, Health and Reproductive Rights, Men and gender equality
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Laura is a technical evaluator, trainer, operational field adviser and researcher in the areas of gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response, protection, human trafficking and forced displacement within the humanitarian, international relief and human rights fields. She regularly works with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the All Survivors Project Foundation and as a consultant in a number of national and international organisations and networks in different countries. For the last 13 years she has worked in Colombia, DR Congo, France, Greece, Iraq, Italy, Kosovo, Moldova, Morocco, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, and other geographical contexts in Africa and the Middle East. With an academic background in International and Diplomatic sciences, Laura graduated in 2007 from the European Master’s in Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC, Italy and Portugal) and graduated in 2016 from the University of Worcester (UK) as an Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (ISVA). She certified as an ILO participatory gender audit facilitator in October 2018.

 

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Fadi Touma
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Middle East
Nacionalidad: PS - West Bank
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English, French
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Health and Reproductive Rights, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, United Nations and International NGOs
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A lawyer and Gender expert, with more than 9 years of experience in development, and civil society organisations with main focus on Human Rights and Gender Justice. 

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Nato Kurshitashvili
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: GB - United Kingdom
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming
Experiencia profesional: Public sector
Biografía:

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Manal Abou Daher Hassoun
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: LB - Lebanon
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, United Nations and International NGOs
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             Manal Hassoun is an MBA candidate, Capacity Building Manager & Business Development Advisor at Al Majmoua and Freelance Regional Expert, A Youth Advisor in League of Arab States – Youth and Population Section, As Well as She’s a vice president of SALAMA Organization for family Heath.

Has More Than 15 Years of Experience in Socio-Economic Development and Training, Especially in Entrepreneurship, Business Development, Microfinance, Gender, Youth and Population Policies in Arab Regions.

As A Member of Senior Management Executive Committee in Al Majmoua, Manal Play an Institutional and Strategical Role to Ensure Overseeing Toward Al Majmoua Vision, Expansion and Excellence.

Manal’s Main Achievements at Al Majmoua, She Established Entrepreneurship and Business Development Services Department to Provide Livelihood and Non-Financial Services for Al Majmoua Clients and Community Entrepreneurs, refugees Through Partnership with Government, Private Sector National, Regional and International. Also She Established Capacity Building Department and Loan Officer Academy to Generate Microfinance Practitioners to Al Majmoua That Served More Than 1000 Cumulative Employees from Loan Officers, Middle Managers and Senior Manager Through Curricula Development, Build Trainers and Provide Training Services.

Manal’s Main Achievements in Microfinance and Socio Economic Sector in Lebanon and Arab Regions. She Is UN Gender Auditor Accredited, international microfinance expert and Accredited Trainer from Many International and Regional Organizations. Manal Delivered Large Number of Training Courses in Lebanon and Arab Regions Yemen, Egypt, Morocco, Iraq, Syria, Tunis, Lebanon for More Than 13000 Beneficiaries from Trainers, Practitioners and Direct Entrepreneurs, Empowerment for Women and Youth. She Developed and Adapted Several Training Strategy, Manuals and Training Materials On Management, Staff Capacity Building, Microfinance and Entrepreneurship, Gender and Youth.

Manal Is Devoted to Socio Economic Development and Capacity Building Management, Business Counseling and Coaching, She Is Managing Several Business Development Projects and Socio Economic Empowerment for Youth and Women for Refugees and Post Conflict Areas That Include Capacity Building, Business Guidance, Feasibility Study, Impact Assessment (Lebanese, Palestinian, Syrian, Yemen, Egypt and Iraqi) 

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Rita Chemaly
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: LB - Lebanon
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English, French
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Health and Reproductive Rights, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
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Rita Chemaly holds a postgraduate degree in administrative and political sciences from the Institute of Political Sciences  of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at Saint Joseph University and is a recipient of the Samir Kassir Award for the Freedom of the Press category of young researchers. Blogger on human rights and gender related issues, she volunteers in several NGOs, related to Human rights, gender, women rights, good governance and the rule of law . Since 2011, she works at the National Commission of Lebanese Women (NCLW) as a consultant for the development of projects. Additionally since 2014 she teaches political sciences, sociology, social media and advocacy and  a Course on lobbying and pressure groups at the political science institute and the ARMA master. 

 https://en.gravatar.com/ritachemaly

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Anna Lee Tuvera
Área geográfica: Asia
Nacionalidad: PH - Philippines
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Communication and media, Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Workers'organization
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As Director for Gender Equality Activities, I am responsible for coordinating the implementation of the ITUC-Asia Pacific’s Platform of Action for Gender Equality, a framework for the organization and affiliates’ wider policy and action towards the achievement of gender policy in the region. I provide technical support as Secretary to the ITUC-AP Women’s Committee. The Committee is a regional body composed of women leaders from 59 affiliated organizations in 34 countries in the region.

 

Before joining ITUC-AP in 2013, I have been with the largest trade union movement in the Philippines for more than 10 years, in charge at various times, in organizing customized training and workers’ education programs, managing development cooperation projects on human trafficking, child labour and youth skills training and jobs facilitation, and rendering research and evaluation services on industrial relations.

I received her Bachelor in Political Science (major in International Relations) at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and a Masters in Applied Labour Economics for Development from the University of Turin (Italy).

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Nato Kurshitashvili
Área geográfica: North America
Nacionalidad: GB - United Kingdom
Idioma/s hablados: English, Russian
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics, Water and Energy, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
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Nato Kurshitashvili is a Gender Specialist currently with the Transport Global Practice at the World Bank. Previously she worked as a Principal Gender Adviser at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), responsible for the development and implementation of projects to mainstream gender into EBRD’s operations. Prior to that, she had been part of the Statistical Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) working in a multi-country project to support national statistical offices to improve collection and dissemination of sex-disaggregated data. Nato has more than ten years of experience developing and managing projects across diverse sectors (with particular strengths in the infrastructure sector) and countries in Europe and Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa and South Asia. Throughout her career, she led a number of gender audits for client companies. Nato is an author and a co-author of a number of academic and agency reports. Nato holds a MSc in Social Policy and Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, and MA in Public Policy from the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.

 

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Bayo Callender
Área geográfica: North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceania
Nacionalidad: US - United States
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
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Bayo is a US-trained attorney, mediator, and arbitrator with a background in gender policy, child welfare, and human rights law. A former legal officer and court administrator with the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands, she was also appointed to the Tribunal's Office of the Focal Point for Women where she managed special training, security briefings, and cases that alleged harassment including sexual harassment, discrimination, and abuse of power in the workplace.

Recognized by the UN Secretary-General for her work in gender equality and empowerment, she elevates diversity and inclusion to a business imperative. She has helped shift international workplaces into functional and inclusive spaces where the spectrum of diversity is nurtured through gender responsive governance, accountable relationships with senior leadership, maximized stakeholder buy-in, and transformative operational practice.   

Bayo has consulted on gender equality policy and practice implementation with the International Criminal Court, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, International Court of Justice, and the Kosovo Specialist Chambers.

She is certified as an ILO participatory gender audit facilitation in July 2015. 

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LAURA MARTINEZ-ALVARO
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceania
Nacionalidad: ES - Spain
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Spanish
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
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Journalism bachelor degree at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) in 1995. Master’s degree in International Relations at Instituto de Estudios Europeos Jean Monnet in 2005 and PDD at IESE Business School in 2008. PhD in Gender Studies at UCM, research topic “Female talent retention in corporations”. I am an associate lecturer at Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, "Business organizations" Dept.
Currently director at BreakTheGap, an organization specialized in consulting for gender balanced organizations that offers gender and diversity diagnosis and participatory audits (ILO certified), female retention plans, training, coaching, etc.  I have collaborated in gender consulting and PGA programs with international organizations such as as ITC-ILO (Italy), Public Procurement Agency (Dominican Republic), Learning National Institute (Costa Rica), Internacional Cooperation Agency (Uruguay) and private companies such as Jacobs, Deutsche Bank, Santander Asset Management, British Petroleum, Amadeus, Cisco, Red Cross, Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation and Down Foundation, amongst others.
I  previously worked at Accenture as an international strategy and change management consultant for more than 18 years. I have led management projects in different sectors such as the public sector (Social Security Labour Inspection, European Union Business Registers, Barcelona City Council, Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, etc.), private sector (Deutsche Bank, Barclays Bank, Telefonica Chile, AON, Zurich…), as well as NGOs (Red Cross and AECC). Laura also worked for the Spanish Foreign Affairs Office under the Spanish UN General Direction.
I was appointed UN_Women 2015-16 Global Champion and 2016-17 Mentor for Change for the Empower Women. I have led diversity initiatives at Accenture where I was ambassador of the “Ethics and Compliance Committee”, member of the “People Advocate Committee” and LGTB corporate champion.
I am collaborating actively in initiatives with Universities and Business Schools.
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Amira Hussein
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: EG - Egypt
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, United Nations and International NGOs
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I have more than 18 years of experience in working with NGOs and Civil Society organizations in Egypt, 12 of which with International Organizations such as CARE and Friedrich Naumann Foundation on both local and regional level. In addition to my professional experience, I have also gained advanced analytical and research skills and deep understanding of Human Rights issues by completing my Masters studies in the American University in Cairo specializing in International Human Rights Law, and a second Masters in Development Studies at AUC June 2016. Throughout my career, I have developed key competencies in designing, starting up and managing various projects related to human rights, and women's rights. In addition, I have developed a wide variety of working relationships with governmental, national and international NGOs. My thesis about “Press freedom in Egypt” was published by the Arab Human Rights Information Network ANHRI. http://www.anhri.net/reports/pressfreedom and http://www.anhri.net/en/reports/pressfredom. I have edited two publications within the Friedrich Naumann Foundation series Liberal publications:  “Human Rights and the Main Political Powers in Egypt”, and “Human Rights and Political Parties after the 25th of January,” and I have been recently certified by ILO as a Participatory Gender Auditor.

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Anna Arganashvili
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: GE - Georgia
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
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Anna Arganashvili is a Certified ILO Participatory Gender Audit Facilitator with the professional background in law,psychology and occupational therapy. Anna currently works at the NGO Partnership for Human Rights, advocating for the rights or women, children and persons with disabilities.

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Tamar Bagratia
Área geográfica: Europe, Asia
Nacionalidad: GE - Georgia
Idioma/s hablados: English, Russian
Temas: Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Water and Energy, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I am a geographer specialized  in Human Geography. I have considerable experience in working with different international organisations(UNDP, USAID, UN Women, OSCE/ODIHR,ect.) on gender issues. I have 15 years of successful working experience in academia and non-profit organizations. I am a author of numerous surveys , as well as analytical and policy papers on gender and politics issues and training modules on gender mainstreaming at the local level, strengthening female politicians including leadership and communication skills.I conduct training for different target groups, including political party members and representatives of local authorities, as well as women voters from different minority groups.

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Eileen Woods
Área geográfica: North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania
Nacionalidad: CA - Canada
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Senior consultant, organization change, capacity development, human resource management and gender mainstreaming specialist with significant Canadian and international experience focused on partnering with business leaders to build capability, develop diversity and gender mainstreaming programs, manage change, align talent acquisition, deployment and compensation with business needs, and develop management and organization development strategies, policies and systems that support the organization’s business goals. Experience includes work in utilities, government, international development banking, education and international development sectors in Canada, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East

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Kaelan Sullivan
Área geográfica: North America, Europe, Africa
Nacionalidad: US - United States
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Kaelan Sullivan is an international development professional with over eight years of experience in gender and social inclusion integration, project management, operations, business development, and research. She currently serves as Manager on the Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) team at Chemonics International Inc., an implementing partner for international development programming. In her role she works to ensure projects are designed and managed to promote integration of gender equality activities, women's empowerment, social inclusion, and where applicable address gender-based violence and trafficking in persons. This includes supporting projects through conducting and reviewing deliverables such as project gender assessments, gender action plans and gender equality and social inclusion strategies; mentoring and leading staff trainings on topics such as gender mainstreaming and inclusion activities; and conducting outreach and communication activities. Kaelan has also been an instructor and performer at Washington Improv Theater for nearly four years. She is a skilled facilitator has applied improvisational techniques to staff capacity building in public speaking and active listening skills. Prior to beginning her career in international development she completed her Master’s Degree in Gender, Development, and Globalization from the London School of Economics and Political Science.  

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Ngukwase Surma
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: NG - Nigeria
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Peace Building and Conflict, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Public sector, Self employed
Biografía:

I am a Gender and Social Inclusion(GESI) expert with over twenty years experience working with women and communities in Nigeria specifically Northern Nigeria. I have provided GESI technical services to DFID and USAID funded projects in Nigeria including conducting a Gender and social Inclusion audit and follow on training to support GESI mainstreaming. I have used various aspects of the PGA for GESI trainings, evaluations as well as adapted it to include disability in the gender and social inclusion audit.I am interested in GESI issues in agriculture, women's economic empowerment as well as promoting transparency in the delivery of school feeding programmes.I am a Sociologist with a Master of Research Degree in Social Policy from the University of York, U.K

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Rusudan Konjaria
Área geográfica: Europe, Asia
Nacionalidad: GE - Georgia
Idioma/s hablados: English, Russian
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Peace Building and Conflict, Water and Energy, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I am a highly experienced development professional with over 18 years of experience in implementing small, medium, and large-scale development projects in Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan.

I have extensive experience in conducting gender analyses that help to identify and address gender-based inequalities. As a certified Gender Audit Facilitator, I have conducted several gender assessments, identifying best practices and gaps in gender mainstreaming processes at organizational, unit, and individual levels within different state structures, such as Ministries, Agencies, and City halls in Georgia. I have also developed and implemented gender-sensitive strategies that have empowered women and girls, and created an enabling environment for their participation in social, economic, and political spheres.

Additionally, I possess expertise in elaborating program monitoring and evaluation frameworks and performance monitoring plans, developing data collection methods and instruments to collect and analyze data, preparing analytical reports, and elaborating recommendations for different development programs.

As a trilingual professional fluent in English, Russian, and Georgian and computer literate, I possess the necessary communication skills and technical expertise to excel in any professional setting.

My experience in gender-sensitive programming, evaluation, and project management, combined with my gender audit facilitation expertise, make me a valuable addition to any team focused on advancing the PGA agenda and promoting gender equality.

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Colette AZZI
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: LB - Lebanon
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English, French
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Over 20 years of experience as a qualified and dedicated practitioner in humanitarian aid, and development interventions with a particular focus on mainstreaming gender, disability, and conflict sensitivity in all aspects of programs and throughout the life cycle of programs. I am a consultant with 12 years of experience as evaluator, and team leader of regional, national, and local projects and programs.

As a dynamic trainer, I have developed and delivered capacity building training for hundreds of participants from international NGOs, national NGOs, and local CSOs  on various topics including M&E, gender analysis and/or audit, gender mainstreaming, advocacy, protection, and inclusive education.

As social researcher since 2003, I conducted many gender sensitive researches and evaluations, and one gender focused research. Recently, I have conducted a context analysis on gender sensitive national evaluation capacities in Lebanon, with a special attention to monitoring and evaluating the SDGs of Agenda 2030 with an equity focus and gender responsive approach.

I am an active advocate of vulnerable groups rights’ especially women, children with disabilities, and refugees having worked throughout my life career  for and beside vulnerable groups. I am also an experienced advocacy campaigner.

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Susan Sesay
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: SL - Sierra Leone
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I hold Master in Education Guidance Counseling and Bachelor in Educational Guidance Counseling degrees and a Higher Teachers' Certificate, English Language and Religious Moral Education. I completed short courses with certificates in the following fields:  Gender Equality in Africa at the University of Pretoria, South Africa; Integrated Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration of Ex-combatants and Persons Associated with the Fighting Forces at the Kofi Annan Peacekeeping Training Centre, Accra, Ghana; the Human Rights Education Association (HREA) Online-Distance Learning Courses-Women, Peace and Security; Gender and Human Rights; and Gender Mainstreaming (Advanced Course). I served as Gender Affairs Officer in the UN-AU Hybrid Operations in Darfur (UNAMID) from 28 November to 31 March 2015. I have over ten years of practical experience in gender and gender mainstreaming; engaging men and boys in gender equality initiatives and efforts; women's empowerment; sexual and gender gender-based violence prevention and response; gender and armed conflict; human rights work; DDR; and protection of civilians  with links to human security.

I have worked with international and regional human rights and gender equality instruments. I am an experienced gender trainer including on CEDAW, UNSCR 1325 and its sister resolutions on women, peace and security, advocacy, and negotiation for community stakeholders to strengthen and increase knowledge of rural communities on human rights instruments that protect women, girls and vulnerable groups from all forms of sexual and gender-based violence.

My work over the years provided me the opportunity to work with diverse teams especially developing national action plan on UNSCR 1325 (Sierra Leone); Result Based Budgeting; compiling and procerssing factual and sensitive information; supporting managers in gender related choices in formulating response mechanisms; and strategic and contigency plans.

I am certified in Participatory Gender Audit and Trade and Gender professional. I am currently involved in gender parity efforts in UNMISS  and as well knowledge-networking with the stakeholders including civil society groups and women's networks in the Jonglei State on the women and gender provisions in the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS).

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Anahit Petrosyan
Área geográfica: Europe, Asia
Nacionalidad: AM - Armenia
Idioma/s hablados: English, Russian
Temas: Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Social Security, Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics, Water and Energy
Experiencia profesional: Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I am Certified Participatory Gender Auditor. I have I have experience working for public sector and project implementation and management. Particularly, I have cooperated with MCC, ADB, UN FAO, UN Women Georgia, UN WFP. I am specialized in economic policy management, public policy management and public administration. Through my professional life I was involved in review and analysis of policies and programs, economic analysis of the projects, data and other information collection and analysis, research on different topics, and preparation of reports.

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Gundula Fischer
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa
Nacionalidad: DE - Germany
Idioma/s hablados: English, German, Swahili
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

As a social scientist I have more than 20 years of experience in researching gender and other social relations in organisations (trade unions, manufacturing industry, hospitality industry, agricultural research organisations). In my professional life I have developed very good analytical as well as facilitation and interview skills. In 2015 I lead a gender capacity assessment of a multi-stakeholder project within the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Based on the results of the assessment, I trained agricultural researchers in gender analysis and published a gender training manual: https://hdl.handle.net/10568/100149

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Hrachia Kazhoyan
Área geográfica: North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceania
Nacionalidad: AM - Armenia
Idioma/s hablados: English, Russian, Slovenian
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Dr Hrachia Kazhoyan works at NEMAI Consulting’s department for Social Research and Development. He is an international development professional with more than 20 years of experience in programme development and project cycle management. He worked with the Eurasia Foundation/USAID, IOM (International Organization for Migration), capacity building with OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe), advanced social research with UNDP, UN Volunteers, Caucasus Research Resource Centre and the Institute for Philosophy, Sociology and Law of the Armenia’s National Academy of Sciences. He conducted evaluations for European Commission, USAID, Save the Children, Caritas and other organisations. He has expertise in strategic planning, grant management, HR, adult education, fundraising, advocacy and gender mainstreaming gained in Caucasus, Balkans, Central Asia, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. Proficient in qualitative and quantitative research, he published books, including textbooks, and articles in many countries in four languages.

Dr Hrachia Kazhoyan is a member of Armenian Sociological Association, SIETAR Europa (Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research), IPEN, COMINIT and other associations.

Dr Kazhoyan trained hundreds of representatives of civil society organisations, including community-based organisations and civic action groups, as well as local, regional and central government officials.

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Linda Wirth-Dominice
Área geográfica: South America, Asia
Nacionalidad: AU - Australia
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I worked 21 years in ILO on labour and employment issues at headquarters and in the regions. Mainstreaming of gender in technical areas of ILO was a career long passion. In addition to gender mainstreaming and gender auditing, I have conducted research and advocacy on women in business and management, working closely with the ILO Employers' Bureau. More recently I have worked on gender mainstreaming in the Unexploded Ordnances (UXOs) sector. 

I served as Director of the ILO's Bureau for Equality from 2002-2005. Previous to this I was the coordinator for developing the gender audit methodology in the ILO and pilot testing the first audits with  ILO technical programmes and field offices. 

Later I became the director of the ILO's technical team in Manila Philippines, covering South East Asia and  the Pacific. During this period I was the coordinator of the gender equality theme group of the Philippine UN Country Team. 

Currently I work as an expert and training consultant on gender equality and diversity, gender mainstreaming and gender audits, as well as on promoting women in business and management. 

 

 

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Amal Abusrour
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: PS - West Bank
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Self employed
Biografía:

Amal Abusrour an MA in Politics and International Studies from the University of Leeds/ UK and completed advanced professional program in public policy and public administration at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill/USA. Has advanced certificate on consultancies for change (C4C) and officially accredited by the International Labor Organization- UN as a certified Gender Audit Facilitator. Member of Consultants For Change Program (C4C), which is part of INTRAC Institute/UK and a member of the Adult Education Program with DVV International. Has advanced knowledge in the social, cultural and political context of the region.

Amal has more than 20 years of professional work experience in international development, women rights, gender equality and organizational development. Has been working for the past year with the Canadian Consulate in Palestine as a gender specialist responsible of reviewing all their programs to ensure gender responsiveness and relevance to the context. Carried out several consultancy assignments at the national and regional levels on project evaluation, strategic planning, change management, organizational development and developed several training programs on women, peace and security, project cycle management and project design.   

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Nour Labib
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: EG - Egypt
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Gender Consultant.

Worked as Project Assistant in UN Women and UNDP regional offices.

Currently working as Project Associate at the Arab Women Organization.

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Diana Haddadin
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: JO - Jordan
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:
I am working at the Jordanian National Commission for women since 2016. I have different back grounds related to human rights for more than20years. 
Currently, i am a project manager for LEAD program implemented by JNCW.
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Nahomie JB MILLIEN
Área geográfica: North America, South America
Nacionalidad: HT - Haiti
Idioma/s hablados: English, French
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Nahomie is a dynamic professional with solid academic credentials and over ten years of experience with development interventions in both the public and private sector. She has worked as team leader or technical specialist for  a variety of projects in the areas of youth development, life and productive skills development, women’s leadership and empowerment, emergency response management, and community development.

Nahomie also has a strong background developing and delivering training and coaching sessions to different professional audiences. She helps youth and women from underserved communities, in both rural and urban settings, with the tools they need to become socially and economically empowered and self-reliant.

Nahomie completed an undergraduate degree in Information Technology at the Ecole Supérieure d’Infotronique in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She received a master’s degree in Project Management from Quisqueya University in Haiti and another master’s degree in Project Evaluation from the University of Rennes, in France. Nahomie also holds a number of certificates from reputable academic and continuing education institutions in Haiti and abroad.

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Elodie Iko
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: BJ - Benin
Idioma/s hablados: French
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs
Biografía:

Depuis 2013, je suis employée à l'ONG Internationale The Hunger Project-Bénin (THP-Bénin) où j'occupe le poste de Chargée de Programme Genre et Autonomisation de la Femme. A ce titre, je contribue à renforcer la prise en compte de la dimension genre aussi bien au niveau institutionnel que dans les interventions à la base. Toute chose qui a favorisé mon intégration dans plusieurs réseaux de développement ainsi que la prise en charge des principales tâches de coordination de projets de développement visant entre autres i) le renforcement du leadership des femmes/des jeunes et leur participation à la gouvernance, ii) la promotion des droits sexuels et de la santé reproductive des femmes et des jeunes, iii) la lutte contre les violences faites aux femmes/filles notamment le mariage des enfants. En outre, ces différentes attributions m'ont permis d'avoir une connaissances approfondie des réalités socioculturelles, des enjeux liés à l'égalité des sexes et à l'autonomisation de la femme au Bénin et dans les pays voisins. Aussi, ai-je une bonne expérience en matière de i) formulation, planification, suivi-évaluation de projet de développement, ii) conception d'outils et de supports de formation, iii) formation des adultes et de modération d'atelier.

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mahmoud samhan
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: JO - Jordan
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Self employed
Biografía:

Mahmoud Samhan 

PGA

SIYB TRAINER 

 

 

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Zeina Maalouf
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: LB - Lebanon
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English, French
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Health and Reproductive Rights, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed
Biografía:
  • At NCLW-Lebanon: working as a Trainer on Gender concepts,and Human Rights, and as PGA Facilitator;
  • On a freelance basis:

- Translator into Arabic, English, and French;

-Trainer/Counselor socio-éducatif/ Consultant in Relational Communication: providing psychosocial support to patients, caregivers, couples, parents, teachers, employees&employers, and stressed people. 

  • Founder and President of an NGO: "ClubFamille" promoting peace-building culture, and providing psychosocial, and medical support to families.  
  • AWO Certified Gender-Sensistive International Election Observer . 
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Maritza Velasquez
Área geográfica: North America
Nacionalidad: GT - Guatemala
Idioma/s hablados: Spanish
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Workers'organization
Biografía:

Durante más de 35 años he trabajado en el tema del desarrollo social de las mujeres trabajadora domésticas, del campo, en la maquila textil, a domicilio y de las a áreas rurales, en el tema de la seguridad alimentaria, medio ambiente y la búsqueda de soluciones a la migración. Hija de un dirigente sindical, asesinado durante la guerra interna en Guatemala, actualmente activista del movimiento de mujeres y sindical. Investigadora del de temas pioneros desde la perspectiva laboral, Capacitadora y formadora, en el contexto social, económico y político de la población guatemalteca. Fundadora de tres sindicatos en Guatemala, fundadora de tres espacios centroamericanos relacionados con la promoción y defensa de derechos laborales. Mi Lema es la erradicación de la discriminación laboral y la igualdad de condiciones para sectores sociales vulnerables como las mujeres, indígenas y diversidad sexual. En 2009 nombrada Embajadora de la Paz por el Gobierno de Guatemala, miembra del grupo promotor de la marcha mundial por la paz y la no violencia. Fundadora y actual Presidenta de ATRAHDOM, una organización que tiene 10 años de estar defendiendo y apoyando a mujeres trabajadoras. Miembra del grupo promotor de la Gran Alianza Latinoamericana de trabajadoras domésticas.

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Nadia Shabana
Área geográfica: South America, Europe, Africa, Middle East
Nacionalidad: JO - Jordan
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Social Security, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Experienced consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organization management, gender inclusion, women economic empowerment and trade unions. Skilled in Humanitarian Assistance, International Relations, Human Rights, and Capacity Building. Strong community and social services professional with a Master's degree focused in Economics from SOAS University of London.

Fluent in English and Arabic, intermediate in Spanish.

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Ifeoma Madueke Garba
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: NG - Nigeria
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I am a Gender and Partnsehips expert with PGA, results-based management and partnerships management certification. I have over twenty years extensive experience managing national, regional and international programmes and projects.

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Alice KIMANZI
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: KE - Kenya
Idioma/s hablados: English, Swahili
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Men and gender equality
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Gender Focal Point

 

  1. 1.     Support in aligning learning to the UNDSS Gender Strategy by:

 

  1. Advancing an inclusive environment free from cultural and gender bias and facilitating increased diversity within the workforce; and addressing capacity gaps identified through workforce planning.

 

  1. 2.     Support the implementation of UNDSS Gender Strategy:

 

  1. Acts as a facilitator for the Gender Strategy by regularly communicating on implementation         progress to team members, seeking feedback and input on progress.
  2. Gathers, reviews and provide updates on progress of the implementation of the Strategy to the divisional Focal Point sitting in the Gender Coordination Team and the Gender Adviser(s).
  3. Promotes awareness of gender issues and gender-sensitive work environment in Division/Section
  4. Assists Department in addressing staff key issues of concern in line with the Organization’s goals in promoting gender equality.
  5. Keeps abreast of opportunities to enhance gender equality and improve the status of women in the organization.
  6. Promotes gender mainstreaming and gender balance in the management of UNDSS in line with the System-wide Gender Parity
  7. Participates, where relevant, in the sub-Working Groups under the Gender Coordination Team, including by providing support, attending meetings or undertaking work in support of specific projects.

 

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Hala Attieh
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: LB - Lebanon
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English, French
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Holder of a Bachelor degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy with more than 15 years of work experience with the United Nations in various administrative, programme and research functions. Currently working for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) providing research support, particularly on gender-related issues including Violence Against Women, Gender Justice, Women Peace and Security, Women Economic Empowerment...

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Waddah alrakkad
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: SY - Syria
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Health and Reproductive Rights, Men and gender equality, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

اشغل حاليا منصب ادارة السياسات السكانية في الهيئة السورية لشؤون الأسرة والسكان

ساهمت في اعداد وتطوير البرامج والسياسات المتعلقة بتمكين المرأة

قمت بإعداد تقرير الهدف الطوعي الخامس من اهداف التنمية المستدامة

شاركت في غعاد الخطة الوطنية للمساواة

عملت  استاذ محاضر لطلاب الماجستير في المعهد العالي للرداسات والبحوث السكانية

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Rita Azzi
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: LB - Lebanon
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English, French
Temas: Education and Research, Gender based violence, Gender Mainstreaming, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Public sector
Biografía:

Holder of a bachelor degree in Library and Information Science, and working since 2003 at the National Commission for Lebanese Women. 

 

 

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Elena Zaccherini
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa
Nacionalidad: IT - Italy
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Italian
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Development professional with over 20 years of experience, half of which spent living and working in West and East Africa. Passionate writer, mother of two, always ready to new challenges. Promoting women rights and awareness in personal and professional life

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Ronald Rwakigumba
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: UG - Uganda
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Water and Energy
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Ronald's involved in the development, humanitarian response, and peace triple nexus, with over a decade’s work in the intersections of enterprise growth, financial health, agriculture, clean energy, and resilience.

Contributing to crosscutting issues of gender equality, diversity, and technology for good spanning proposal development, project implementation, advisory and board roles.

Passionate about the environment/climate change, and intrigued by economics and management, Ronald has authored several books on these subjects.

Born in Uganda, he enjoys adventure, having called Rome, Bologna and currently Kampala home, journeying over twenty countries across Africa, Europe, and Asia.

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Lujza Bojchova
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Asia
Nacionalidad: MK - Macedonia
Idioma/s hablados: English, Russian
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
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Professional facilitator, certified learning specialist and coach.

With experience in working on human resources management for large organizations, finding learning solutions, capacity building and implementing tailored learning interventions on various subjects: gender mainstreaming, prevention of domestic violence, counter human trafficking, women’s political participation, leadership development. 

 

 

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Natasha Warcholak
Área geográfica: Europe, Asia
Nacionalidad: PL - Poland
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish
Temas: Communication and media, Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
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I am an international human rights, migration, gender and women’s rights consultant specialising in protection of populations on the move - refugees, IDPs and migrants. Well versed in SGBV, capacity building and advocacy, also in emergencies and post-conflicts. Hands-on experience in project development, M&E, cluster coordination, and writing training and orientation manuals, and SOPs.

I used to work as a journalist and editor before switching to human rights. As regards my education, I have a diploma in journalism, and an LLM in human rights and criminal justice. 

My geographical experience spans Asia - in particular Central Asia, the former Soviet Union, and the former Yugoslavia. I am currently based in the north of Italy. Languagewise, I have worked mostly in Russian and English. 

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Rubina Devrikyan
Área geográfica: Europe, Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: DE - Germany
Idioma/s hablados: English, German, Russian
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Health and Reproductive Rights, HIV/AIDS, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
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Dr. Devrikyan has been the Team Leader for Participatory Gender Audit for both Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the National Parliament of Republic of Armenia. She has accomplished a series of gender-related assessments and evaluations. 

Dr. Rubina Devrikyan is an international expert with over 18 years of professional experience in provision of Technical Assistance, Monitoring and Evaluation of development projects covering various fields including Gender Equality, Mainstreaming and Women’s Economic EmpowermentRegional Development, Local Governance and Decentralisation, Environment, Climate Change and Energy, Public Administration, Civil Society and Local Authorities, Agriculture and Rural Development, Environment, VET and Employment.  

 

 

 

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Ifeyinwa Ikeonu
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: NG - Nigeria
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Empowering Indigenous Women, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Water and Energy, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector
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Ifey Ikeonu is an Energy Policy & Regulation consultant & Executive Director at EcoGreen Foundation, a non-governmental organization based in Accra, Ghana whose primary mission is to promote access to modern energy services in rural communities, empowerment of women in energy, and promotion of gender mainstreaming in the energy sector across West Africa.

She has worked as a policy, regulatory and legal consultants on electricity projects across many African countries including Ghana, Zambia, Sierra Leone, Eritrea, Togo and Guinea.  She holds a Master’s degree in Law as well as an MBA in Sustainable Development.

Ifey was the former Ag. Chairperson of the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA), Accra, Ghana. She also held various management positions at the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission before joining ERERA in 2011.

Ifey was pivotal in developing the regulatory framework for the regional electricity market of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) including the ECOWAS Policy on Gender Mainstreaming in the Energy Sector. She is also very involved in the Sustainable Energy for All Initiative and remains an active advocate of gender mainstreaming in the energy sector.

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Cihan Koral
Área geográfica: Europe, Middle East
Nacionalidad: TR - Turkey
Idioma/s hablados: English, Turkish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
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Cihan is a facilitator/consultant with her work on designing/implementing inclusive and emergent processes. She works on capacity building for civil society, gender(ILO PGA), empowerment, child labour, LGBTIQ+, immigration, conflict resolution, human rights, discrimination and inclusive stakeholder engagement.

Being an accredited Lewis Deep Democracy instructor, she also works with nature-based emergent approaches such as Sociocracy, TheoryU, Social Presencing Theatre, Open Space Technology, Socratic Dialogue, Art of Hosting and NVC.

She works in partnerships to mainstream these approaches into social impact spaces via her initiative Por Muta, to hear all the silent voices (hence the name For the Mute). She is also the co-founder of NGO Hasat, an organisation focusing on mainstreaming emergence through co-design and co- facilitation by bringing an understanding of participation and interaction. 

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Eman Musleh
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: JO - Jordan
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
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I have a master's degree in Women's studies, I have wrote a thesis on Suicide from gender perspective. I currently work as the adult & child safeguarding focal point at SCI.

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Beatriz Hernández de Fuhr
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe
Nacionalidad: DK - Denmark
Idioma/s hablados: Danish, English, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector
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Beatriz Hernandez de Fuhr is an information specialist working with KVINFO, The Danish Centre for Information on Gender, Equality and Diversity an institution dedicated to bringing gender studies and gender research to the forefront of cultural debate in Denmark. Since 2008 Beatriz is part of KVINFO’s Mentor Network for women from all ethnic backgrounds, an initiative which has had thousands members in Denmark over the past 17 years, and has been replicated in 30 countries around the world.

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Nuha Hammoud
Área geográfica: Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: LB - Lebanon
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Gender Mainstreaming
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
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I was born in Beirut with a Palestinian nationality. I have two years intensive course in Business and Office Practice at Siblin Training Center and then joined Lebanese University where I got my bachelor degree in English Literature.

I joined United Nations and Relief and Works Agency where I worked on several positions in Lebanon and Syria.  

I have experience in the humanitarian context as I am responsible for preparation of the emergency and flash appeals of the Agency resulting from the Syrian crisis and covid 19.

Having said that the Agency is committed to implement its activities in line with the humanitarian principles and to achieve the highest standards of integrity.

All the cross-cutting issues is an important factor we are working closely with other UN agencies, national and international partners.

 

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Luigia Ingianni
Área geográfica: Europe, Middle East
Nacionalidad: IT - Italy
Idioma/s hablados: English, Italian
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed
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Luigia is a human-centered employment lawyer and policy maker with 30 years of exponential experience in labour laws, gender equality, organisational development and gender mainstreaming, data protection, negotiation, conciliation and adjudication of labour disputes, across different countries and legal systems.

She holds a Master Degree in Law, a Post-Degree Master in Human Resources and Communication and is a qualified conciliator and mediator of labour disputes and labour inspector certified by the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organisation (ITCILO), also trained by Harvard Law School – Program on Negotiation (PON). Luigia has recently certified as Participatory Gender Audit Facilitator with the ITCILO.

She has also completed the London Business School executive program “Women in Leadership” in 2019 to deepen her knowledge in gender and organisational behaviour. 

Luigia is passionate about gender and organisational development, inclusion and diversity and female leadership and, as part of her wider role as Commissioner of the Employment Standards Office of the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), she drafts inclusive legislation and policies to attract and retain women in the workplace. She also provides trainings and gives lectures on engagement, motivation and management of the workforce, gender and leadership, management of conflicts and negotiation and speaks regularly at international conferences on a wide range of employment matters including gender equality, inclusive workplaces, organisational behaviour and mental health. 

A passionate advocate and a voice to end gender-based violence, in 2019 Luigia has published the first policy in Qatar for the elimination of bullying, harassment and all forms of violence in the workplace. During the plenary session of the World of Work Dialogue organized by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in December 2020, Luigia has highlighted the serious impact of Covid-19 pandemic on women and the spike of domestic violence caused by remote work and her recommendations have been incorporated in the WHO report. 

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Wiebke Bender
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceania
Nacionalidad: DE - Germany
Idioma/s hablados: Dutch, English, French, German, Swahili
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Water and Energy, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
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I currently support the internal work on gender, diversity and inclusion as well as the gender and climate change agenda item under the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. My previous experience includes work in the Energy Sector, leading an internal gender audit for UNDP and supporting small and medium-sized enterprises. Previous engagements have taken me to Ireland, Bangladesh, Kenya, Rwanda, Suriname and Germany and I have worked for private sector consultancies, government, a development bank, NGO and UN entities. My background is in International Economics and I hold a Masters from the London School of Economics in Gender, Development and Globalisation.

 

UN Climate Change, DE, Bonn, 2018

Kompetenzzentrum Frau und Beruf, DE, Düsseldorf, 2017 to 2018

Amazon Conservation Team, SR, Pelele Tepu, 2016 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), SR, Paramaribo, 2016 

Caritasverband, DE, Mettmann, 2015 to 2016

Africa Energy Services Group, RW, Kigali, 2013 to 2014

Greenmax Capital Advisors, RW, Kigali, 2014

KfW Entwicklungsbank, RW, Kigali, 2012 

Federal Foreign Office, BD, Dhaka, 2011

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Laila Hatahet
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: JO - Jordan
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
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Versatile and dedicated Programme Specialist with over 15years + progressive experience on managing programmes and projects related to gender equality and women’s empowerment including the humanitarian response, economic empowerment , violence against women,national planning and budgeting  and women peace and security agenda in Iraq, Jordan, and UAE. 

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Katherine Reyes
Área geográfica: North America, Europe, Africa, Middle East
Nacionalidad: CA - Canada
Idioma/s hablados: English, French
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Gender and Development, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
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Expert in international relations and management with over 18 years of global experience in multilateral organizations in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. Focus on strategic partnerships with the private and public sector, programme development and peacebuilding including work with civil society groups and displaced communities. Experienced professional in leading change management and fostering creative innovation within teams.

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Karin Kohlweg
Área geográfica: Europe, Asia
Nacionalidad: AT - Austria
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, German
Temas: Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Water and Energy, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I am an international monitoring and evaluation consultant with more than fifteen years of experience in development cooperation focusing on gender mainstreaming.

Since 2018, I have been the Secretary General of the European Evaluation Society (EES), https://europeanevaluation.org/ and also, the founder of pme Kohlweg Consulting, www.pmekohlweg.com.  

I have worked for UNICEF Nepal (2 yrs) in Kathmandu, UNICEF Bangladesh (5,5 yrs) in Dhaka and was Head of Evaluation of the Austrian Development Agency in Vienna (9 yrs), and also, the Vice-Chair of the OECD DAC Network on Development Evaluation (3yrs).

I have planned, managed and implemented numerous evaluations and reviews in various sectors and themes (e.g. gender, education, capacity development, water, hygiene and sanitation). I also conducted a good number of trainings and workshops on evaluation, gender mainstreaming in evaluation, theory of change, logframes, monitoring, and results-orientation for different Government institutions, NGOs, and others.

I am also teaching evaluation at various universities, have been engaged in evaluation quality assurance work for several international development organizations and revised several evaluation guidelines and manuals in the last few years.

I hold a university degree in Social Anthropology and one in Social Development Planning and Management. I am a certified ILO Participatory Gender Audit (PGA) facilitator and a certified Adult Education Trainer.

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Karin Kohlweg
Área geográfica: Europe, Asia
Nacionalidad: AT - Austria
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, German
Temas: Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Water and Energy, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I am an international monitoring and evaluation consultant with more than fifteen years of experience in development cooperation emphasizing gender mainstreaming throughout my entire work.

Since 2018, I have been the Secretary General of the European Evaluation Society (EES), https://europeanevaluation.org/ and also, the founder of pme Kohlweg Consulting, www.pmekohlweg.com.  

I have worked for UNICEF Nepal (2 yrs) in Kathmandu, UNICEF Bangladesh (5,5 yrs) in Dhaka and was Head of Evaluation of the Austrian Development Agency in Vienna (9 yrs), and also, the Vice-Chair of the OECD DAC Network on Development Evaluation (3yrs).

I have planned, managed and implemented numerous evaluations and reviews in various sectors and themes (e.g. gender, education, capacity development, water, hygiene and sanitation). I also conducted a good number of trainings and workshops on evaluation in general, gender mainstreaming in evaluation, theory of change, logframes, monitoring, and results-orientation for different Government institutions, NGOs, and others.

I am also teaching evaluation at various universities, have been engaged in evaluation quality assurance work for several international development organizations and revised several evaluation guidelines and manuals in the last few years ensuring that gender mainstreaming has always been considered.

I hold a university degree in Social Anthropology and one in Social Development Planning and Management. I am a certified ILO Participatory Gender Audit (PGA) facilitator and a certified Adult Education Trainer.

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Stephanie Halim
Área geográfica: Europe, Asia
Nacionalidad: ID - Indonesia
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, HIV/AIDS, Social Security, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Stephanie Kevin Halim is currently serving as Program Coordinator in International NGO based in Brussels. prior to this she was the Deputy for Transgender Women Division in GWL-INA, an NGO that focuses on HIV response for key populations in Indonesia and she was a Chevening Scholar in 2017. She obtained her master’s degree from University of Aberdeen, Scotland in Sociology - Sex, Gender, and Violence Studies and her bachelor’s degree in Clinical and Child Development Psychology from University of Indonesia. She has also vast experience working with various organizations, both in profit and non-profit sector, such as United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Indonesia, Asia Pacific Transgender Network (APTN) in Bangkok, and also served as the Program Officer for Hivos Regional Office of South East Asia, under the Global Fund-funded project focusing the organizational strengthening in Indonesia and Timor-Leste.

She also has the opportunity as the board of GWL-INA now and Sanggar SWARA,  was a Technical Advisory Committee for Unzip the Lips (regional forum for key affected women and girls), core member for Youth Voices Count, and UN Cares (Global UN Internal Staff to Raise HIV Awareness) Award for raising awareness of HIV in the work environment. Stephanie Kevin was part of International Advisory Board of Transgender Europe (TGEU) Global Project: Transrespect vs Transphobia (TvT) and was the core member of UN Inter-Agency Task Team for Gender Equality during her post in Bangkok. She also co-wrote the Transgender Implementation Tools (TransIT), coordinating group for Asia Pacific Transgender Blueprint for Health Care Providers (AP Blueprint). Her research interests covering the issue of well-being, coming out, religious commitment, media, public policy, violence, and contemporary feminist theory. She also documented trans murder cases in Indonesia and currently is helping to write the national report of conversion therapy against transgender people. She finished the training to be a Gender Audit Facilitator recently.

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Cansu Aydin
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: TR - Turkey
Idioma/s hablados: English, Russian, Turkish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, United Nations and International NGOs
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I am a passionate and skilled development and humanitarian aid professional with a specialization in gender and gender-based violence (GBV). I have over 8 years of experience in gender, refugee protection, GBV prevention and response, child rights and inclusion. I have worked in Iraq, United States of America and Turkey, and remotely managed projects and delivered results in complex environments, including Romania and Syria. I have proven experience in designing, managing, reporting on and evaluating projects and providing capacity building support in complex environments. I am a trained PSEA investigator. I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations, and a Master of Public Administration with a focus on human rights and social justice. 

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Marwa Hussien
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: EG - Egypt
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Employers'organization
Biografía:

I have finished my Professional Master’s degree in Gender and Development, Faculty of Economics and political science, Cairo University. The Master's program has been developed in cooperation with UN Women, in academic collaboration with the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, United Kingdom.  Thesis Title: The effects of flexible work policies on female participation in the Egyptian labour market.

I have more than 10 years of experience working with corporates and industrial factories on sustainable development related issues. In addition, I attended and participated in several conferences and training workshops on sustainable development and gender issues. Currently, I am working at the Federation of Egyptian industries FEI / Environmental Compliance office and Sustainable Development ECO SD as Communication and Social Responsibility Manager. I am a certified participatory gender auditor from ILO, Italy

In 2006, I have attended the Gender Mainstreaming training course, organized by COWI Danish Consulting Group- Denmark, where the objective of this course was to improve participants’ capacity to deal with special interventions for gender equality and mainstreaming of gender equality when designing, implementing and monitoring development cooperation interventions.

Part of my job responsibilities includes Promoting Gender Responsive Workplaces ,developing CSR and gender Strategy , Increasing awareness about the CSR and gender among companies, Refining CSR and gender communication tools, Encourage companies and disseminate their success stories to be a model for other companies, Development of CSR and gender activities plans and schedules for site visits in different governorates, Organizing CSR award- The CSR award is work as a communication framework and platform to increase the knowledge about CSR, to identify and highlight good examples of companies making an effort within the CSR field.

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Maria Adelasia Divona
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa
Nacionalidad: IT - Italy
Idioma/s hablados: English, Italian
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
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Adelasia Divona is a gender expert with 13 years of experience as researcher, consultant and advisor for the Italian public administration and International Organizations.

In 2014 she joined the Italian Army as a reserve functional specialist with the rank of captain. She started serving as military researcher at the Post Conflict Study Center, and then as social analyst and acting gender advisor at the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps -Italy (NRDC-ITA).

After leaving her last military assignment in July 2018, she worked for UNDP Namibia and UN Women SAMCO as Gender Technical Advisor, supporting the Namibian Government on the implementation of the Country’s gender-responsive budgeting. From September 2020 she’s the Senior Gender Officer and GFP at the OSCE Mission to Skopje. In her current role, she advises the Head of Mission on gender issues at the host Country and OSCE level, and coordinates the Gender Equality and Gender Mainstreaming Action Plan so that the Mission can comply with the OSCE gender commitments towards comprehensive security.

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Maria Tarancon
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Middle East
Nacionalidad: ES - Spain
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English, French
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
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14 years of experience in team leadership, partnerships building, project design&management, monitoring and evaluation of international cooperation interventions in the MENA Region. 
Main areas of expertise: CSO’s capacity building, gender equality, innovation, and governance.

 

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Rana Khlifawi
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: SY - Syria
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Public sector
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I am a director of family Affairs in Syrian Commission for Family Affairs and population

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Maria Natalia Buenahora Streithorst
Área geográfica: South America
Nacionalidad: CO - Colombia
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
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Abogada, experta en asuntos de género, diversidad y derechos humanos. Directora y Fundadora de Ekuánima, empresa de consultoría en políticas y prácticas de igualdad y diversidad empresariales. Consultora en ONU Mujeres para la Estrategia de Igualdad en el Sector Privado y la Estrategia de Corresponsabilidad del Sector Privado en el Sistema de Cuidados de Bogotá DC. He sido consultora del JSP Program de USAID para el desarrollo de la política de igualdad de la Corte Constitucional, abogada de la CIDH de la OEA, Fiscal en la Oficina de Políticas Públicas de la Fiscalía General de la Nación. 

 

Lawyer, gender, diversity and human rights expert. Founder and CEO of Ekuánima, a consulting company for companies in equality and diversity policies and practices. Consultant at UN Women for the Equality Strategy in the Private Sector and for Private Sector Co-responsibility Strategy in the Bogotá DC Care System. Consultant in the Roster of Experts of the WEPs Fund of UN Women / Global Compact (Colombia). Former consultant for the JSP program of USAID for the development of the non-discrimination policy of the Constitutional Court; lawyer for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; Prosecutor at the Public Policy Office / Attorney General's Office.

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Lubica Rozborova
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: SK - Slovakia
Idioma/s hablados: Czech, English, French, Slovak
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed
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Lubica graduated in Theory and Practice of Human Rights at the Faculty of Law and in Peace and Conflict Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Oslo; and in Political Science at the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences at the Comenius University in Bratislava. She further studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

 

Lubica provided consulting and training for private companies, public and educational institutions, and NGOs on human rights, gender equality, project development and management, and strategic planning.

 

Lubica regularly lectures at international forums and gives guest lectures at universities. She has lived long-term in France, Norway, and Washington D.C. She is fluent in Slovak, English, and French.

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Chiku Semfuko
Área geográfica: Africa, Middle East
Nacionalidad: TZ - Tanzania
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English, Swahili
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
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I am Development Economist, Social Protection specialist with extensive experience centered on the development agenda. I have excellent oral, written communication skills and programme management experience having worked with the ILO as the Programme assistant for the International Labour Organization in East Africa for over ten years. I have facilitated numerous workshops and meetings at national and global levels and presented papers at various fora.

 

As an ILO  Gender focal point for over six years, I have garnered passion and expertise on gender related issues whilst working on national and international assignments on the elimination of GBV, promotion of gender equality and equity for the enjoyment of equal rights, opportunities and treatment by men and women in the world of work.

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Emmanuelle C. RAYMOND
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe
Nacionalidad: HT - Haiti
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Health and Reproductive Rights, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, United Nations and International NGOs
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I am a dynamic professional with an academic background in the fields of law, economics and social sciences. To date, I have accumulated more than 5 years of experience in the field of social compliance audit and advice to companies in the textile sector with the International Labor Organization (ILO). I have also collaborated on various projects in the areas of child protection, capacity building of trade unions, women's leadership and women's empowerment. I also have a solid experience in Human Resources management and in micro credit to small and medium enterprises in the private sector. I advise developing strategies for integrating gender into projects and organizational structures of certain civil society organizations and at the level of companies in the textile sector. I place particular emphasis on the response to gender-based violence and gender diversity in the workplace.

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Sudipta Bhadra
Área geográfica: Asia
Nacionalidad: IN - India
Idioma/s hablados: Bengali, English, Indi/Urdu
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I am a international development professional with more than 24 years of experience in South Asian countries in local economic development related issues, in particular, women employment, skilling, enterprise development, informal economy, private sector engagement, CSR, responsible supply chains and others. I have worked in both private and development sector in responsible and leadership positions.  I am working with the International Labour Organisation since 2010.

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Shatha Mahmoud
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: JO - Jordan
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I have been managing regional programmes and providing advisory services on gender equality and women's empowerment in the Arab region.  Throughout my work I supported governmental institutions, NGOs, donors, international organizations on gender mainstreaming.  Worked on drafting policies and strategies.  Focused on women political and economic participation.  Has Masters in Women Studies and have been working for UN agencies and international organizations for the past 20 years.  

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Dr Jillian Chrisp
Área geográfica: Oceania
Nacionalidad: NZ - New Zealand
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

An international, regional and community-led development specialist. Has extensive experience in strategic leadership, capacity-building, facilitation, project management, monitoring and evaluation, education and research. Has worked in roles with a focus on the promotion and protection of human rights and sustainable economic, social, cultural and environmental wellbeing.

As a consultant with CJ Development she has worked with a range of projects aiming toward substantive gender equality.

Further information can be found on https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-jillian-chrisp-she-her-09634411/ 

 

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Stella Kasdagli
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: GR - Greece
Idioma/s hablados: English, Greek
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Self employed
Biografía:

Stella Kasdagli is a certified Participatory Gender Audit Facilitator and the co-founder of Women On Top, a non-profit organisation in Greece for the professional development of women and for gender equality in the public sphere. Within just 8 years, Women on Top has managed to become the most experienced organization in Greece regarding women’s professional empowerment and, in 2020, it became the first non profit organization participating in the National Council for Gender Equality, while also taking part in key policy consultations with major stakeholders from state institutions and industry leaders.

With a small team of just 3 people, WoT has managed to build and sustain a team of 450 volunteer mentors who completed 830 mentorship programs. It has provided training and learning opportunities to more than 1,200 women, to advance their skills and build confidence to pursue professional opportunities. It has also established strong and lasting relationships with more than 45 organizations, institutions, associations and companies and it remains rooted and relevant through ongoing research and development. 

Stella is also a published author, a translator, a book club enthusiast and the facilitator of impactful workshops on professional development, gender issues and social change. She previously studied French Literature in Athens, Greece, and Media Studies in London, and has worked for 10+ years as a women’s magazine and online editor. She is the recipient of the Social Impact UK Alumni Award and she has published eight books for the empowerment of girls, women and teens. She lives in Athens with her husband and two daughters.

 

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Ijeoma Adesanya
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: NG - Nigeria
Idioma/s hablados: English, French
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution, Self employed
Biografía:

Ijeoma has a BA(Hons) in Accounting and Management from the University of Reading and an MSc in Business Analytics and Consulting from Warwick Business School. She is a certified Participatory Gender Audit Facilitator from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and has a Certificate Professional Degree (CPD) in Public Policy Analysis from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

 

After a ten-year tenure in the private sector and the birth of her children, Ijeoma realized the glaring need for gender mainstreaming in the workplace. She founded Kobikam Africa to address this problem with an objective to create bias-free workplaces across Africa where women can thrive.

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Momoko Kitada
Área geográfica: Europe, Asia
Nacionalidad: JP - Japan
Idioma/s hablados: English, Japanese
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics, Water and Energy, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I have been researching on gender equality in the maritime transport sector for 17 years and have a good track record of publications, including edited books, journal articles, book chapters and conference papers. I work internationally to support women in maritime from all the regions. I apply gender mainstreaming to technical domains in maritime and ocean fields. My work experience as a seafarer also helps understand the challenges associated to cultures and policies in the sector.

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SALIF TOUGMA
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: BF - Burkina Faso
Idioma/s hablados: French
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Public sector
Biografía:
I am a sworn public administration executive with six (06) years of professional experience in the fields of gender, women's economic empowerment, gender-based violence and data analysis for the benefit of women. actors from decentralized institutions, women's organizations, women and associations / NGOs.
 
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Saša Gavrić
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: BA - Bosnia and Herzegovina
Idioma/s hablados: English, German
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

A passionate advocate, agent of change, manager and researcher with 16 years of experience in cultural diplomacy, human and minority rights, gender equality and democratic governance in civil society organisations, bilateral agencies, international organisations and academia/research. Always ready for a new challenge, to be 'thrown into the cold water'. Interested into setting up or further developing sustainable policy and institutional solutions, instead in implementing short term and ad hoc project interventions.

Currently Gender&Politics Officer at the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights in Warsaw/Poland, working all around Europe and Central Asia. Part time PhD student at the University of Leipzig/Germany, doing research on the topic "Gender Equality and Consociational Power Sharing: Understanding Substantive Representation of Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina and North Macedonia". 

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Grace Muinga
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: KE - Kenya
Idioma/s hablados: English, Swahili
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Gender Mainstreaming
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Self employed
Biografía:

Grace is a gender technical expert who passionately works on building capacity of teams to mainstream and integrate gender in their programs. She is a certified gender trainer (Royal KIT/UN Women) and a gender audit facilitator by International Labour Organization.

She provides technical expertise in tool development, gender analysis, assessments and gender audits. Grace led a multi-partner project team in conducting a gender analysis in Ethiopia under the TELA Maize project implemented in seven Sub-Saharan African countries. These results were referenced in a report by USAID under the Feed the Future program on Synthesis of Key Findings And Best Practices for Gender Integration in Agricultural Research Interventions. Grace has a wide experience working with both local agricultural and international organizations, working to generate data evidence in highlighting gender dynamics within project countries and organizations that inform development action plans. Grace has an MSc Agriculture Economics.

Grace is a gender technical expert who passionately works on building capacity of teams to mainstream and integrate gender in their programs. She is a certified gender trainer (Royal KIT/UN Women) and a gender audit facilitator by International Labour Organization.

She provides technical expertise in tool development, gender analysis, assessments and gender audits. Grace led a multi-partner project team in conducting a gender analysis in Ethiopia under the TELA Maize project implemented in seven Sub-Saharan African countries. These results were referenced in a report by USAID under the Feed the Future program on Synthesis of Key Findings And Best Practices for Gender Integration in Agricultural Research Interventions. Grace has a wide experience working with both local agricultural and international organizations, working to generate data evidence in highlighting gender dynamics within project countries and organizations that inform development action plans. Grace has an MSc Agriculture Economics.

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Dina Abdelhakim
Área geográfica: North America, Europe, Middle East
Nacionalidad: EG - Egypt
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Gender Mainstreaming, Health and Reproductive Rights, Water and Energy, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Newly Certified PGA auditor with a background in the natural sciences and environment and their intersection with gender and economic development.

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Moumine SISSAO
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: BF - Burkina Faso
Idioma/s hablados: English, French
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Peace Building and Conflict, Social Security
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Since 2009, I have held several positions in local public administration, in international organizations. I have 12 years of professional experience, and held different positions including : (i) Employment and vocational training advisor, (ii) regional director of youth, vocational training and employment, (iii) Associate expert in vocational training and employment, (iv) Instructional design expert / technical advisor and (v) Employment, Reintegration and Community Development Specialist and (vi) National Coordinator of the Women and Youth Entrepreneurship Program. Today, thanks to my training and working experience, I have acquired expertise in the socio-professional integration of young people and women, education, particularly in technical and vocational education and training (TVET), design of policies, project management with a solid knowledge of taking into account gender and sustainable development issues.

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Moumine SISSAO
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: BF - Burkina Faso
Idioma/s hablados: English, French
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Peace Building and Conflict, Social Security
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Since 2009, I have held several positions in local public administration, in international organizations. I have 12 years of professional experience, and held different positions including : (i) Employment and vocational training advisor, (ii) regional director of youth, vocational training and employment, (iii) Associate expert in vocational training and employment, (iv) Instructional design expert / technical advisor and (v) Employment, Reintegration and Community Development Specialist and (vi) National Coordinator of the Women and Youth Entrepreneurship Program and currently (vii) Senior education economist officer.

Today, thanks to my training and working experience, I have acquired expertise in the socio-professional integration of young people and women, education, particularly in technical and vocational education and training (TVET), design of policies, project management with a solid knowledge of taking into account gender and sustainable development issues.

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Edouard BOHIMO MOUENDJI
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: CM - Cameroon
Idioma/s hablados: French, Spanish
Temas: Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender and Development, HIV/AIDS
Experiencia profesional: Public sector
Biografía:

Facilitateur APG certifié

Master en coopération internationale, action humanitaire et développement durable

Coordonnateur de l'Observatoire National du Travail Cameroun

Consultant du BIT, bureau de Yaoundé

Consultant du Groupement Interpatronal du Cameroun (GICAM)

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Isabelle KOCH
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: FR - France
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Italian
Temas: Communication and media, Gender and Development, Gender Mainstreaming
Experiencia profesional: Self employed
Biografía:

Au cours de mes presque 30 ans d'expérience dans le secteur privé pour différents groupes internationaux, j'ai développé, en tant que Responsable de différents groupes de travail,  chargée de la recherche de personnel, de leur encadrement, de leur formation et de leur developpement professionnel, une certaine connaissance des questions liées au genre, à l'inclusion, à l'égalité des chances dans le milieu du travail.

As team manager, dealing with employment relationships and HR matters, my roles required a knowledge of employment rules and HR policies as well as in recruitment and performance evaluation. This included inevitably gender mainstream to create a framework to attract and retain female talents and promote their professional growth.

I have also personally provided training for professional development of female employees and mentoring to facilitate their promotion to more senior positions and their leadership journey.

Gender mainstreaming has always been a topic of my interest because in my career I have personally experienced many of the difficulties that women have to deal with.

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Grace L.W. Mwangi
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: KE - Kenya
Idioma/s hablados: English, Swahili
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

A gender and development professional with experience in international and rural development, focussed on: - gender, community engagement and empowerment, project/programme management, institutional capacity strengthening, training and facilitation, curriculum and materials design and development, within various sectors including: - women’s economic empowerment through financial literacy, savings-led micro-finance and enterprise development; sustainable livelihoods; community resilience; governance and digital identity systems.

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Madeleine Loyson (nee Basson)
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa
Nacionalidad: ZA - South Africa
Idioma/s hablados: Dutch, English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed
Biografía:

Dual citizenship of South Africa as well as Belgium and thus in possession of a valid EU passport.

In-depth expertise and experience in the fields of Equality, Inclusivity and Discrimination - mainly in the legal field as mediator and arbitrator of complex discrimination disputes, as well as lecturing, drafting of training material and facilitating training and workshops on those topics.

Qualified assessor and moderator.

General management experience at senior company / organization level in the private sector.

Excellent command of written and spoken English, Afrikaans and conversational Dutch.

Able to travel anywhere.

 

 

 

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Inés Renobales Fernández
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Asia
Nacionalidad: ES - Spain
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution
Biografía:

Social Sustainability Specialist. Currently working in the Sustainability Department of Inditex having a dual role  I am passionate about my work and believe that businesses can be agents of change.

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Ambreen Ben-Shmuel
Área geográfica: North America, Middle East
Nacionalidad: US - United States
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Self employed
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Researcher and practitioner with over fourteen years of experience working in international, multicultural, and conflict-impacted settings.  I am currently based in Jerusalem and conduct my work in English, Hebrew, and some Arabic. 

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Shivani Kumar
Área geográfica: Asia
Nacionalidad: IN - India
Idioma/s hablados: English, Indi/Urdu
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Employers'organization, Private sector institution
Biografía:

Shivani Kumar is the Lead- Gender and Strategy at The CII Foundation. Her work focusses on Gender Mainstreaming in development projects undertaken by the foundation and advocating for accelerating the inclusion of women in the workforce through advocacy and capacity building of corporate members as well as through design and development of self- assessment tools that not only identify gaps but also provide the nudge for companies to move in the right direction. She is also working to build a network of grassroots women change leaders who are striving to change gender stereotypes.

 

Shivani has over 15 years of professional experience across NGOs, Development organizations, corporates and Politics. She has worked on issues of reproductive and Child health, Education and community development in Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Haryana and Maharashtra. Shivani holds a MA in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School, MA, USA. At Harvard, she worked closely with Marshall Ganz on teaching and leading the online organizing course as well as coaching multiple campaigns across countries, social sectors and politics. She also holds an MA in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and BA (Hons) in History from St Stephen’s College, Delhi University

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Sabrina Correale
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: IT - Italy
Idioma/s hablados: Chinese, English, Italian, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution
Biografía:
Hello!
My name is Sabrina
Raised by a passionate feminist, I developed a form of activism for gender equality since my teenage years. My MA in Asian cultural studies turned me into an advocate for environmental justice and I approached the modern climate crisis, while studying and working abroad. After graduating, I made good use of my sales roles in different industries, to do what I like most: caring about others. I love mediating various stakeholders’ needs to translate them into actionable and impactful projects. I hold a master in Sustainable Transition Management and my final project focused on enabling artisanal micro-enterprises to report on their ESG and access credits democratically. Currently, I work as sustainability coordinator and business developer: I'm also member of my Company's Global Diversity & Inclusion Team and coordinate several projects concerning gender equality in the workplace.
What thrills me: women's rights, climate change, climate migrants, ESG reporting, micro-finance, education, gender mainstreaming in the private sector.
When I’m not driving companies towards gender equality, you can find me crocheting ugly birthday presents, writing stories for my two girls or picking tomatoes in my garden.
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Maria João Coelho
Área geográfica: South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: PT - Portugal
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution
Biografía:

Gender Specialist. Development finance professional and fully qualified lawyer. Master in Gender Studies, LL.M in European Law, Postgraduate in Human Rights, Training in CSR and Humanitarian law. Able to work in Portuguese, French, Spanish and English.

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Francesca Fazio
Área geográfica: North America, Europe, Africa, Middle East
Nacionalidad: IT - Italy
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Italian
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Social Security, Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics, Water and Energy, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
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As a free-lance consultant and partner of the main consultancy firm working on participatory democracy and conflict mediation in Italy (Avventura Urbana Srl), I have wide experience in conducting participatory processes and deliberative events, in both the public and private sectors. With a MA in Human Rights from the University of Essex, I am particularly focussed on topics related to human rights, social inclusion, sustainable development, and thanks to the ITCILO PGA Certificate, now also gender equality. I'm based in Italy, but active also at the EU and international levels.

 

 

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Abdelaziz Zidani
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: MA - Morocco
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English, French, Italian
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender based violence, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution
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Abdelaziz ZIDANI is a 24 years old intern consultant at the ITCILO Turin (ILSGEN Department), a researcher for the Moroccan Observatory on Extremism and Violence (OMEV), and a graduate student from the University of Turin specialized in international relations in the MENA region and a graduate master student from the university Mohammed VI polytechnic. He was part of different experiences with several institutions, including the Regional Council of Human Rights Guelmim-Tantan and the National Council of Human Rights (Rabat-Morocco). His fields of interest includes gender equality, women political participation, and other topics related to security threats, such as violent extremism and the international management of communicable diseases.

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Manori Gunaratne
Área geográfica: Asia
Nacionalidad: LK - Sri Lanka
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Health and Reproductive Rights, Water and Energy, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution
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I am Manori Kokila Perera (Nee Gunaratne )  working as the Manager Sustainability of Finlays Tea Estates for last 14 years  and presently Hapugastenne and Udapussellawa Plantations   (Former Finlays ) Browns Investment PLC of LOLC. I have first degree in Biological Science and a Masters' Degree in Postharvest Technology (Food Science ) followed by a Master Degree in Business Administration. I worked at several Fast Moving Consumer Good international and local conglomerates in Sri Lanka at the  junior /middle and senior management capacity over the last 24 years specializing on Quality ,Food ,Environment ,Health and Safety ,Social ,Rainforest  Alliance ,Fair Trade management System certification development ,implementation and internal auditing against various international standards .Some of the achievements  were the first time in the industry to work toward such standards made the trend setting for industry standards. I have obtained the Internationally Registered Chartered Auditor -Provisionary member ship for ISO 9000,22000,and 14000 (Not updated ) Also ,I am trained as  Global Reporting Initiative reporter by Total Eco Management Ltd., Kent, UK.

Recently I followed a course on Gender Audit Facilitator by ITCLO and successfully completed .

I am working as a volunteer for Sri Lanka Climate Fund as an Impartial  Committee Member ,as well as  the main facilitator to organise the series of webinars of Diversity and Inclusion -Gender  with Council for Business with Britain as well as on discussion terms for a company wide programme development for Diversity and Inclusion with International Finance Corporation ,Sri Lanka with the Women in Work Team.

 

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Huda ABDO/AYESH
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: JO - Jordan
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector
Biografía:

 Huda Ayesh/Abdo 

 I hold a master degree in Marketing, and a bachelor degree in Accounting. I also have a  certified assessor from EFQM, a certified European Business Competence * Licence (EBC*L) - level A, a certified mentors and certified lead assessor from King Abdullah II center for Excellence, a certified master trainer from JEDCO in leadership topic, and have recently obtained a certified ILO Participatory Gender Audit Facilitator.

 

I have over 19 years of experience in various fields, including basics of accounting, marketing and sales, training development, project management, customer services, monitoring and evaluation, excellence Models, strategic planning, women economic empowerment, and gender diversity and inclusion.

 

I have conducted training needs assessments for many clients, such as Bank Audi, Jordan Petroluem Refienery, Golden Mobile and many others, and have capabilities related to Mystery Shopping Projects and Customer Assessment Satisfaction Surveys. In addition, I am an experienced project manager for training and consulting projects.

 

Furthremore, I have conducted professional training courses in the domain of customer service and soft skills programs in Jordan and abroad.I also participated in many human capital development projects as a trainer and trainer assistant, and as a quality assurance (like Bank al Etihad – change culture project).

 

In addition, I was selected by King Abdullah II Center for Excellence to participate in the assessment process for the distinguished government university Award in 2021 (first session), selected by King Abdullah II Center for Excellence to participate in the assessment process for governmental and private sectors Award in 2018 (eighth session), selected by King Abdullah II Center for Excellence to participate in the assessment process for the Distinguished Government Service Award in 2017 (fourth session), selected by Abu Dhabi Excellence Award to participate in the assessment process for institutions in 2015, selected by King Abdullah II Center for Excellence to participate in assessment process for Distinguished Government Service Award in 2015 (third session), selected by Dubai the Model Center - the Exective Council – Government of Dubai to paticipate in assessment proceess for Distinguished Government Service Centers in 2014, selected by King Abdullah II Center for Excellence to participate in assessment process for Distinguished Government Service Award in 2014 (second session), selected by Abu Dhabi Excellence Award to participate in assessment process for institutions in September 2013, selected by King Abdullah II Center for Excellence to participate in assessment process for governmental and private sectors in the run of 2012/2013, the same year I became  a certified assessor in EFQM.

 

Since 2016, all my experience in managing and leading program and projects has been related to women empowerment in the economic and political aspects. In addition, I contributed in the development process of JNCW’s National Women strategy (2020-2025), Building on the findings of the national consultations, the Theory of Change-based analysis, and in alignment with national and international commitments, which lead to fulfilling the NSW following goals: 1. Women and girls are capable of practising their human, economic, and political rights to freely participate and lead in a society free of gender-based discrimination.2. Women and girls enjoy a life free of all forms of gender-based violence. 3. Positive norms, attitudes and social roles support gender equality and the empowerment of women. 4. Institutions implement and guarantee sustainable policies, structures and services that support justice, gender equality and the empowerment of women, while also responding to national and international commitments.

 

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Ewa Widlak
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceania
Nacionalidad: PL - Poland
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Polish, Russian, Spanish
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

ILO certified gender auditor, consultant in gender equality and female leadership in international organizations, national institutions, companies and NGOs, PhD in communication. 

11 years of professional experience in qualitative (in-depth interviews, focus groups and workshops) and quantitative methods (gender statistics), report writing, moderation of high-level political meetings and capacity building. 

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Nadejda Lutenco
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Asia
Nacionalidad: MD - Moldova
Idioma/s hablados: English, Romanian, Russian
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I am a gender specialist currently working at UN Women managing a program on Governance, Women, Peace and Security. I have been previously working with various UN agencies and international organizations in Moldova, Mongolia, Belgium, Italy and Ukraine. My expertise covers gender-responsive governance and justice, security and social cohesion, prevention and response to gender-based violence, and institutional assessment and capacity building. I have been working with diverse stakeholders in the government, as well as with civil society at all levels. I hold a PhD in criminal law and I am a certified PRINCE 2 project manager. 

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Fatima Botmeh
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: IT - Italy
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Self employed
Biografía:

Gender Audit facilitator,  organizational development and gender specialist, she   facilitates the creation of human responsive spaces and environments. She is an expert in using participatory tools for: training, awareness-raising, participatory assessments, audits and coaching to develop action-oriented interventions. As a mobilizer, trainer and coach Fatima works with youth, activists, women groups, and professionals to access their potential and invest for their lives’ purposes.

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Tetiana Grytsenko
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: UA - Ukraine
Idioma/s hablados: English, Russian
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I’m a multi-faceted expert with over 10 years of experience. During 8 years at UNDP, I worked to support the agency to champion gender equality as an essential cross-cutting issue to achieving SDGs.

As a result, UNDP for the first time has a gender equality strategy and annual action plans with a clear vision to mainstream gender equality into programmes and operations, and its programme budget on gender equality has increased 13-fold – from 7% in 2018 to 94% in 2021.

I have a strong experience in ensuring gender equality concerns are integrated into each step of the project cycle, framed by RBM and HRBA. In different roles, I supported organization(s) in conducting gender audits, integrating gender analysis into project documents, work plans, and RRFs, improving annual reporting and impact evaluations, developing communications and knowledge products, strengthening in-house capacity, and boosting an organizational culture of gender equality and women’s empowerment. 

I have done in-depth research on gender equality and multiculturalism with several published scholarly articles. I hold a Ph.D. degree in Philosophy of Education and two master’s degrees: in Women’s and Gender Studies and in Adult Education. I was a Fulbright scholar in the USA.

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Albertina Jordão
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa
Nacionalidad: PT - Portugal
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Portuguese
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Workers'organization, Employers'organization, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Gender expert

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Angela Ruiz Romero
Área geográfica: South America
Nacionalidad: PE - Peru
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Workers'organization, Employers'organization, Public sector, Self employed
Biografía:

(Spanish) Soy abogada especializada en estudios de género, investigo y cuento con 5 años de experiencia en implementar acciones de igualdad, diversidad e inclusión en distintas organizaciones en el Perú del ámbito público y privado.

(English) I'm lawyer with gender studies, I have 5 years of experience in implementing equality, diversity and inclusion actions in different peruvian organizations in the public and private sector.

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Rosa Elena Torres Olascoaga
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe
Nacionalidad: MX - Mexico
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Elena Olascoaga holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and earned her Master's Degree in Gender and Development at the University of Sussex, Institute of Development Studies in the United Kingdom. 

 
In 2010 she began her professional career at UN Women, where her passion for the empowerment of women and gender equality emerged. In 2019 she founded Olascoaga®, a social enterprise that aims to enable ecosystems that allow feminist leaderships to emerge, mature and endure.
 
She specializes in the design of participatory training and action research methodologies that foster conscious interaction among people from different socio-economic contexts. Elena's work can be seen in the documentary Tomadoras de decisiones (Women as decision makers), her book "Los Frutos Rojos: Mujeres Líderes" (Red Fruits: Women in leadership) and "La Píldora", a podcast about conscious leadership. To date, she has reached more than 30 thousand people in 11 states of Mexico and has multisectorial professional alliances in 14 countries.
 
 
 
 
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Marianela Suarez
Área geográfica: South America
Nacionalidad: AR - Argentina
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Self employed
Biografía:

(ES) Soy abogada recibida en la Universidad de Buenos Aires, con especialización en derecho empresario. 

Me desempeño como coordinadora de la Comisión de Género y Diversidad de la Unión Industrial Argentina.

(EN) I am a lawyer, graduated from University of Buenos Aires, specialized in business law. 

Currently, I coordinate the Gender & Diversity Comission in the Argentinian Industry Union.

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Maria Cecilia Pato Baiduk
Área geográfica: South America, Europe
Nacionalidad: ES - Spain
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Italian, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Public sector
Biografía:

Politóloga especializada en políticas públicas con perspectiva de género. Sólida experiencia en planificación y gestión de proyectos, programas de monitoreo y capacitación para agencias gubernamentales, no gubernamentales, regionales e internacionales. Más de cinco años dedicada al diseño, implementación y monitoreo
de políticas públicas, transparencia y rendición de cuentas; y al desarrollo de planes de igualdad de género. Más de diez años de experiencia en formación, coordinación y gestión de equipos de trabajo.

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Jennifer Lantigua
Área geográfica: North America, South America
Nacionalidad: DO - Dominican Republic
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Lawyer with experience working in the public and private sector and non-profit organizations: Project management, gender mainstreaming, safeguarding, promotion of women's rights in rural areas context, migration, cooperatives, bidding processes, compliance (due diligence), contracts, relationships, institutional articulation, campaigns, volunteer coordination and training, press conferences and calls for events and purchases, contracting of goods, services, works and state concessions. 

  • For further information about my work experience and education, please consult my profile at https://bit.ly/32HRZIe.
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Aziza Ben Saidane
Área geográfica: Africa, Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: TN - Tunisia
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English, French
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Responsive Governance, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Gérante du cabinet Streamline Consulting

ingénieur en agronomie et experte sénior en développement durable ayant plus de 16 ans d'expérience,

Facilitatrice en audit genre PGA,

Formatrice et coach certifiée en ICI et Process Communication

Praticienne en PNL

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Michelle Odayan
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Asia
Nacionalidad: ZA - South Africa
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed
Biografía:

Michelle is an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa, a social entrepreneur and the co-founder of the IndibaConsult, a human rights focused professional services and development practice. She is a strategist and enabler, offering clients from under trees to boardrooms innovative perspectives, insights and approaches for change and institutional transformation in Africa.  Her personal and professional life is anchored around values based ethical leadership. 

 

She has substantive experience working with government, the private sector and civil society in high impact skills development and decent work, social and economic capacity building interventions, business and human rights integration, gender and women’s rights, access to justice and technological advancement.  She currently serves as the Board Chair of the Fibre Process and Manufacturing SETA, the Board Chair of People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA), and a Board Director of Legal Aid of South Africa.

 

She served on the Presidents Working Group on Women (PWGW) from 2005 – 2007 and remains a vociferous champion for women’s rights and equality.  In 2012 – 2013 she was a ministerial appointee to the National Task Team on Sexual Offences Legislation & the Re – Establishment of Sexual Offences Courts.   

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Felicia Dahlquist
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Asia
Nacionalidad: SE - Sweden
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish, Swedish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Gender, social equity and international development professional with 8+ years of experience in various international contexts, including conflict/ humanitarian (Ukraine), post-conflict/epidemic (Liberia, Sierra Leone) and development (Zambia, Malawi) settings.
  • Technical Expertise: Results-based management, planning, reporting, assessments, monitoring, evaluation, data visualisation, knowledge management and capacity development.
  • Thematic Expertise: Women, Peace and Security (WPS); Women’s Economic Empowerment; Women’s Public and Political Participation; Gender in Humanitarian Action; Gender Transformative Education; Gender Mainstreaming; Intersectionality, Social Inclusion and LNOB.
  • Education: MA- International Development and Education (University College London, UCL); BA- Politics and History (School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS); Certified Participatory Gender Audit Facilitator (ITC-ILO)

 

Felicia has has a particular interest in data-driven decision-making, innovation and learning to generate long-lasting change.

Felicia is originally from Sweden but has been living and working abroad for the past 12 years. She is currently based in Stockholm working as a Gender and Social Equity consultant for UN Women and various global education NGOs.

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Silvina Scarímbolo
Área geográfica: South America
Nacionalidad: AR - Argentina
Idioma/s hablados: Spanish
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender based violence, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Employers'organization, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Abogada hace 33 años. Especialista en relaciones laborales y sindicales.

Formación

Diplomada en Desarrollo organizacional para la transformacion digital ( ITBA 2019-2018). Programa de posgrado, HB Business Partner ( Di Tella. 2015), Programa de posgrado, Protocolo de familia ( Di Tella 2015), Coaching, liderazgo y negociación (UCEMA 2009). Posgrado Derecho sindical ( UBA 2003), Posgrado en Derecho laboral ( UCA 2001).

Actividad

Dueña de consultora "Convivencia". Brindo un servicio terciarizado en gestión de personal para empresas medianas y pymes. Asesoro en temas de relaciones laborales y sindicales. Estrategia, negociación, gestión, prevención .

He sido consultora, por 8 años para varias empresas multinacionales , con una dotación de más de mil personas 

Actividad docente.

Fundación Flor. Docente en Programa de Mujeres en Decisión ( MED) en temáticas de empoderamiento de mujeres y acoso y violencia en el mundo del trabajo ( Convenio 190 OIT)

Universidad de Belgrano. Diplomatura en RRUU, HRBP y metodologías ágiles.Docente en clase de relaciones laborales

Expositora

Soy expositora permanente de Vistage y en varias cámaras empresarias, de distintas actividades, en todo el país

En temas de relaciones laborales, sindicales, acoso y violencia en el mundo del trabajo, liderazgo.

Miembro de las siguientes instituciones

OIT. Consejera técnica de la delegación empleadora Argentina desde 2018. Por ello he integrado la comisión de trabajo, sobre Acoso y violencia en los años 2018 y 2019 en OIT

UIA. Integrante del Departamento de Política social, de la comisión de género y diversidad

RED MIA. Integrante de la comisión de gestión

Fundación Inmula. ( Diversidad e inclusión)Consultora en temas de acoso y violencia en el mundo del trabajo 

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Bettina Schreck
Área geográfica: South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: AR - Argentina
Idioma/s hablados: English, Portuguese, Spanish
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Social Security, Water and Energy, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Having over 15 years of experience in development projects in the field of environment and energy, I have gained first-hand experience in mainstreaming gender. I found that in most cases counterparts and beneficiaries would raise the same question on gender issues: why did they need to address gender in a technical innovation project? The general bias is that technologies have no apparent gender. The underlying issue, which is that access to technologies is highly influenced by gender, is seldom recognized

 

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Oguz Can Ok
Área geográfica: Europe, Middle East
Nacionalidad: TR - Turkey
Idioma/s hablados: English, Turkish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution
Biografía:

Oğuz Can OK graduated from Bilkent University with a BA in Political Science and Public Administration in 2016. In 2018, he received his MA in Political Science from Bilkent University with his thesis entitled, "Rethinking the Relations between the State and Civil Society in Turkey: An Analysis on Migrant Health" and started his doctoral studies at Sabancı University Gender Studies Program in the same year. During his undergraduate and graduate studies, he took part in various academic research projects conducted in the fields of gender, migration and civil society; as well as in projects of non-governmental organizations in Turkey. He conducted his doctoral research on the relationship between food and gender within the context of critical studies on men and masculinities. He received his PhD degree in 2023 with his thesis titled "Doing, undoing, and cooking gender: Mapping the masculinities of white-collar men in the home kitchen". He is currently working as a Gender Equality Expert at Özyeğin University and is also a member of the Critical Masculinity Studies Initiative (EEİİ-ICSM).

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Kendra Hughbanks
Área geográfica: South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: US - United States
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Health and Reproductive Rights, Men and gender equality, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I am dedicated to substantive gender equality and use this as a driving force in humanitarian, development, and human rights work. I strive to centre the experiences of people affected by crises and human rights violations in programming, and to leverage my position and privilege to elevate human rights and humanitarian concerns to the global arena. I am an intersectional feminist and intent listener, seeking to build new approaches to inclusivity with people of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and sex characteristics. I ground compassionate action in human rights legal studies to give a strong foundation to social change. 

I have worked in humanitarian and development assistance for the last decade, most recently leading gender and protection mainstreaming in programming and organisational culture from senior management roles. I am currently pursuing my LLM with the University of London, specialising in human rights and with a particular focus on gender equality.

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Susana Ramalho Marques
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: PT - Portugal
Idioma/s hablados: English, Portuguese
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed
Biografía:

Master’s in Social and Organizational Psychology by ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), and a PhD in Economic and Organizational Sociology by ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management (ISEG-ULisboa).

Researcher at the Research Centre in Economic and Organizational Sociology (SOCIUS) and invited professor of the Master's Degree in Women Studies - Gender, Citizenship and Development (Sociology of Work and Leisure), at Universidade Aberta (UAb). 

Accredited Participatory Gender Audit Facilitator [by the International Labour Organization (ILO)] and member of research teams responsible for undertaking gender audits in organizations and designing Gender Equality Action Plans (GEAP) in Portugal.

Involved in several research projects of portuguese universities, namely ISCTE-IUL and ISEG-ULisboa. More recently, worked as a full-time postdoctoral researcher in the Project "Women on Boards: an integrative approach", funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MCTES). 

Areas of research lie in gender equality, multiculturalism and minorities, with scientific activity on the development of work-family articulation policies, gender quota law implementation, and cultural diversity competencies in child and youth care services in Portugal.

 

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Al Fabon
Área geográfica: Asia
Nacionalidad: PH - Philippines
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution, Public sector
Biografía:

Al is a Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) accredited member of the Gender and Development (GAD) Resource Pool (GRP). A such, he provides capability building interventions to organizations in several areas such as gender analysis, gender mainstreaming, GAD Planning and Budgeting, GAD Agenda Formulation, formulation of GAD monitoring and evaluation framework, gender sensitivity training, and establishment of GAD database among others. He is also a leadership development coach, speaker, trainer, and a corporate facilitator.

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Gabrielle Landry Chappuis
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: CH - Switzerland
Idioma/s hablados: Dutch, English, French
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Health and Reproductive Rights, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Gabrielle Landry Chappuis (Director, Hi5 Safe Spaces) worked in global health for 20 years. At the University Hospitals of Geneva she helped launch an international conference on Global Access to Health (Geneva Health Forum) as Conference Director, and later joined the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) as Head of Communication and Advocacy and supported the strategy, governance, and set up of the Global Antibiotic R&D Partnership (GARDP), a joint WHO-DNDi initiative, as Head of External Affairs. She supported the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics as strategy, safeguarding and diversity consultant and Director of External Affairs. As she turned her attention to workplace dynamics, she trained extensively to specialize in safeguarding (including investigations for sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment); diversity, equity, and inclusion; and organizational ombuds (with a Swiss federal certification). In addition to consultancy across various sectors, she teaches at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland on corporate social responsibility; ethical leadership; diversity, equity, and inclusion; gender equality, and prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace. She has two MA degrees, in museology on the prevention of illicit trafficking of cultural property, and the second in anthropology in the field of women’s health.

 

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Rei Palces
Área geográfica: Asia
Nacionalidad: PH - Philippines
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Public sector
Biografía:

Dr. Krizna Rei M. Palces is the director of the University Center for Gender and Development of Philippine Normal University (2021-2023). Through his efforts, the University was acknowledged by the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings as #1 in the Philippines in terms of SDG 5, Gender Equality. His flagship program, the Philippine Participatory Gender Audit, received a special citation from the Philippine Commission on Women. His office pioneered an awards program for gender inclusive literature. He also drafted the University Guidelines on the Anti-Sexual Harassment Law and Safe Spaces Law. He also served as Head of the Center for Transformative Education, Director for the Linkages and International Office, and Senior Program Manager of the Research Center for Teacher Education or RCTQ. In RCTQ, he created a curriculum quality audit system in collaboration with the National Research Center of the University of New England in Australia. He was also the main proponent of the following university policies/ programs: The Seniors and Persons With Disability Committee of PNU; Work-From-Home Policy for Persons with Disability; Room Prioritization Policy for Seniors and Persons with Disability; Work-From-Home Policy for Women with Menstrual Discomfort; and the Pets for Assistance and Wellness Policy. 

 

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Mustafa Haid
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: SY - Syria
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Mustafa Haid

stands as an accomplished and impassioned human rights specialist, boasting an extensive and remarkable track record of over 15 years collaborating with esteemed NGOs and the United Nations. Throughout this enduring journey, he has remained steadfast in his commitment to championing and safeguarding human rights, with a particular emphasis on women's rights, gender equality, free press and media development, and accountability within the Syria and MENA region.

 

In his illustrious career, Mustafa has actively engaged with renowned organizations such as Human Rights Watch, the UN Office of the Advisor on Genocide Prevention and Responsibility to Protect, UNCH, UNICEF, and International Media Support. His dedication to fostering change has been the driving force behind his work in developing capacity-building plans for MENA organizations, empowering them to strengthen their structures, ensure sustainability, and embrace gender mainstreaming.

 

Drawing from a solid academic foundation, including a Master's in conflict resolution in divided societies, Mustafa possesses a profound understanding of the complex human rights issues gripping the region. His extensive network within MENA civil society has proven to be an invaluable asset in advancing collective objectives and creating meaningful impact.

 

One of his proudest accomplishments lies in the pivotal role he has played in shaping gender policy development and enhancing organizational effectiveness within numerous Syrian NGOs. As a senior advisor and team lead on organizational development and a program gender advisor for the esteemed International Media Support (IMS), he has been privileged to collaborate on critical projects, notably serving as the gender focal point for the UN 1325 project in Colombia, Myanmar, and Syria.

 

Moreover, Mustafa has earned recognition as a certified gender auditor by the prestigious International Labor Organization (ILO), employing a Participatory Gender Audit approach (PGA). Over the course of more than 15 years, he has honed his expertise in gender and development, leaving a lasting positive impact on the initiatives he has been part of.

 

Mustafa's leadership extends beyond accolades and accomplishments. He has also demonstrated his commitment to the betterment of Syrian society by founding a Syrian NGO and leading the organization for three years before assuming the role of chairperson of its board.

 

A native Syrian, Mustafa is fluent in Arabic and possesses excellent command of English, with an intermediate level of proficiency in Turkish and German.

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Amy Janowski
Área geográfica: Asia, Oceania
Nacionalidad: AU - Australia
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Human rights advocate and strategic communications professional, with broad experience across the international development, non-profit and media sectors. Currently the Acting Gender Focal Point at the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions, with a particular interest in gender equality and protecting and promoting the human rights of women and girls. Academic and professional experience in politics, journalism, international development and gender relations. 

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Tal Raviv O´Regan
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceania
Nacionalidad: IE - Ireland
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

 

 

Leading Human Rights, Gender, and Migration Expert

I am an international expert with over 20 years of international experience in human rights, gender, and protection in migration, humanitarian, and development settings. 

As an international human rights lawyer, practitioner, and adult educator, I pride myself on having shaped national laws and policies, developed strategies and programs, led partnerships and collaborations, authored professional training curricula, and transferred my knowledge and expertise through building the capacity of a large range of stakeholders. I have dedicated my work to protecting and empowering the world's most vulnerable by advocating for the rights of women, children, minorities, and people on the move. I am an advocator, advisor, and practitioner of equality and diversity, mainstreaming rights and gender considerations into policies, programs, and structures.      

I take pride in my ability to create, lead, and support coalitions and multi-sectoral collaborations. I have a longstanding solid experience in program development, the creation of partnerships, resource mobilization, and reporting.

I hold an LLB and an LLM in International Human Rights Law and I am a trained Adult Educator.

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Boshra Bin Tareef
Área geográfica: Middle East
Nacionalidad: JO - Jordan
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Health and Reproductive Rights, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Public sector
Biografía:

I am dedicated professional with over 15 years of extensive experience in the field of gender equality and women empowerment. I have had the privilege of working at ministry of planning and international cooperation which provided me with much needed insights about national policies and proiorties and international projects and programs.

My journey into this field began with a bachelor's degree in French literature from Jordan University in 2005. However, my commitment to gender equality led me to pursue further studies. In 2007, I was honored to receive a scholarship from the European Union, which enabled me to complete a master's degree in Economics, Social and Law Sciences, with a specialization in Women, Labor, and Training. This program took me to five different countries - Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Spain, and Italy - and provided me with a deep understanding of women's issues in diverse cultural contexts, as well as valuable skills in working with multicultural teams and individuals.

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Hayma Alyousfi
Área geográfica: Europe, Middle East
Nacionalidad: SY - Syria
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Communication and media, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Self employed
Biografía:

A Syrian feminist researcher and human rights activist. Holds an MA in Risk and Security from Durham University- UK and been working in the sector of civil society since 2012.

Currently the General Program Manager with the Stichting Female Journalists Network (SFJN).

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Manal Warde
Área geográfica: South America, Europe, Africa, Middle East
Nacionalidad: LB - Lebanon
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English, French, Spanish
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Mainstreaming, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I have 30 years’ experience in policy and research and in the development and humanitarian sectors in Africa and the Middle East.  Based in Tunis, I spent 18 years with Oxfam where I held management positions (as regional director for West, Southern, then North Africa) as well as in advocacy and campaigns (covering the MENA region).  I also worked with UN agencies in New York and in Yemen.  Earlier in my career, I engaged with Lebanese NGOs and with think tank the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies.  My issues of expertise include inequalities, gender, migration, civic space and humanitarian work, for which I have a continuous engagement.  I holds degrees from John Hopkins University and Science Po Paris. I speak Arabic, French, English and Spanish.  I now work as an independent consultant and am especially interested is organizational change and issues of gender and diversity in the workplace. 

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ANIKE ALSACE ODILE AKPAKI
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa
Nacionalidad: BJ - Benin
Idioma/s hablados: English, French
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Health and Reproductive Rights, Men and gender equality, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

AKPAKI Anikè Alsace Odile is a socio-economist, senior expert in gender and decent work, Participatory Gender Audit facilitator, specialist in impact evaluation of projects and programs, with nearly 10 years' professional experience in supporting women, young people, enterprises, professional organisations, cooperatives and women's associations. As a senior expert in gender and decent work, I have experience of designing and implementing training programmes, participatory organisational change workshops, strategic action plans and impact evaluation, with a particular focus on empowering women and ensuring decent working conditions for all. As a researcher, I have experience of research-action with international development organisations and universities. I speak French and English. Enthusiast about working in rural area, and on gender relationship, labour economics, behavioural and experimental economics. I do have an organizational skill that encourage teamwork. I am action-oriented and efficient, with good adaptability. linkedin.com/in/anikè-alsace-odile-akpaki-98a86979

 

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Josée Daris
Área geográfica: North America
Nacionalidad: CA - Canada
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Health and Reproductive Rights, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Private sector institution, Self employed
Biografía:

CAREER PORTFOLIO: 

More than 14 years in international development, gender transformative approach, intersectionality, diversity and inclusion 

- Hybrid women entrepreneurship;
- Professional multi-activity;
- International development;
- Multidisciplinary studies in social sciences and legal studies;
- Professional activities in French, English, Spanish, and Portuguese;
- Agent of change for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including gender equality (#5);
- Gender Transformative Approach (GTA);
- Culturally Responsive Evaluation (CRE);
- Intercultural philanthropy;
- Gender and intersectional analysis (ADS+);
- Feminist, intersectional, and human rights approaches;
- Women's, Girls', and Indigenous Women's rights;
- Action research, evaluation, facilitation, gender audit and gender analysis, decolonization process, fieldwork, the story of change, program development, action-oriented training, information management, etc.

 

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Badi Zarate Khalili
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: MX - Mexico
Idioma/s hablados: English, Portuguese, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Urban planner specialized in human rights and gender mainstreaming, with experience working with International Organizations, United Nations, and local governments for 10 years. 

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ISABEL ALVAREZ
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceania
Nacionalidad: ES - Spain
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Employers'organization, Private sector institution
Biografía:

 

I am a businesswoman, lawyer and psychologist who has dedicated her entire life to improving the lives of the most vulnerable. Both my professional career, my studies and my personal life, have been oriented from the beginning to improve the lives of other people, especially those most disadvantaged or in conditions of inequality.

I studied law for this purpose, to be able to collaborate in defending people´s Humans Rights.

I´m a Gender Auditor, certified by the International Labor Organization.

I am specialized in gender, equality and violence against women, especially in the workplace.

 

In 1994 I created a company, PROFESSIONAL WORK, dedicated to provided work for people in the metal industry, especially disadvantaged.

 

I was part of the Board of Directors in NOVATEX, created to employ women at risk of exclusion.

 

I´m Ambassador for IMPULSE4WOMEN. I4W is an NPO startup investing platform for female-led tech startups & social impact.

 

I am a mentor of the NTT DATA FOUNDATION's PULSAR program.  PULSAR is a mentoring program, where women leaders act as professional role models for young girls.

 

I´m doing research study on sexual harassment of women in the workplace, at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

 

I speak Spanish, English and French.

 

 

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Maria Liliana Bruno Godoy
Área geográfica: South America, Africa
Nacionalidad: PY - Paraguay
Idioma/s hablados: Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Auditora de Género Certificada por la OIT, Consultora en Género y Diversidad, Investigadora Pre-doctoral. Psicóloga. #Consultant in gender and social projects, Pre-doctoral researcher. Psychologist

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Zuleïka Romero
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceania
Nacionalidad: BO - Bolivia
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Italian, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Peace Building and Conflict, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Soy titular de un BA de Relaciones internacionales y de una Maestría en Historia y antropología de religiones. He trabajado en el campo de los derechos humanos, particularmente con Pueblos y Mujeres Indígenas y en contextos de postconflicto. En los últimos años me he desenvuelto como consultora, en la coordinación de proyectos en organizaciones de mujeres y de Pueblos Indígenas, así como en la investigación y conducción de evaluación de conflicto para Agencia de las Naciones Unidas para las Migraciones (OIM).

Soy especialista en la conducción de entrevistas y grupos focales, en la generación de datos probantes sobre el género, y los análisis de datos tanto cuantitativo como cualitativo.

 

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Milena Leivi
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe
Nacionalidad: AR - Argentina
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Spanish
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Public sector, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Soy Licenciada en Sociología de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) y Magister en Política Internacional de la Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). Me he especializado en el diseño de políticas públicas, planificación y programación con enfoque de género y derechos humanos. Mi experiencia incluye la integración del análisis de género y el enfoque basado en derechos humanos en el diseño, la implementación y el monitoreo de planes, programas y proyectos, así como las evaluaciones, auditorías y certificaciones de género.

Poseo más de 20 años de experiencia de trabajo para distintas agencias, fondos y programas del Sistema de Naciones Unidas y en el sector público.

Soy miembro del roster de evaluador@s externos para el Sello de Igualdad de Género (interno y para las instituciones públicas) del Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD) y del Programa de Acreditación de Género del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos (ACNUDH).

 

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CESAR GONZALEZ
Área geográfica: North America, South America
Nacionalidad: MX - Mexico
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed
Biografía:

César E. González Coronado es Maestro en Ingeniería con Especialidad en Sistemas de Calidad y Productividad, y actualmente se encuentra inmerso en su Doctorado en Educación. Su trayectoria profesional, con más de 20 años de experiencia, ha estado marcada por una profunda dedicación a la docencia y a la formación integral de sus estudiantes.  Ha destacado en la impartición de cursos en diversas áreas, con un enfoque especial en disciplinas STEM, contribuyendo así al desarrollo de habilidades clave en el ámbito educativo y laboral.

Su compromiso con la equidad de género se evidencia en su experiencia en la implementación de perspectivas de género en la docencia y en proyectos de certificación de calidad, ambiental y laboral. Además, ha participado activamente en la elaboración de planes de desarrollo y estratégicos, así como en diagnósticos organizacionales con un enfoque inclusivo y de género.

Con una visión integral, César E. González Coronado fusiona su sólida formación académica con su experiencia práctica, aportando a la mejora continua de procesos educativos y organizacionales, siempre orientado hacia la excelencia y la equidad. Su labor destaca por su impacto positivo en el ámbito educativo y en la construcción de entornos laborales inclusivos y de calidad.

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Gustavo Abdiel Aguilar-Miranda
Área geográfica: South America, Europe
Nacionalidad: PA - Panama
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Gustavo Abdiel Aguilar-Miranda 

His academic journey has been marked by a strong focus on social, public, and strategic management. He holds a diverse array of master's degrees, including Sociology and Social Research from Newcastle University (UK), Public Administration from Cornell University (USA), and both Business Administration and Business Logistics from Universidad Interamericana de Panamá. He also earned a bachelor's degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering.

 

Throughout his professional career, he has excelled in vital sectors such as maritime, public administration, and education. His contributions have played a pivotal role in advancing his nation's development, as evidenced by his roles at prestigious institutions such as the Panama Maritime Authority, the International Maritime University of Panama, and Universidad del Istmo.

 

Currently, he is pursuing a Ph.D. at Newcastle University, with a research focus on the LGBTIQ+ community within the maritime sector. Beyond academia, he is the Founder and Trustee of "I Exist Too," the world's first charity dedicated to advocating for LGBTIQ+ rights and inclusion in the maritime industry.

 

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Virginia Torres
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe
Nacionalidad: AR - Argentina
Idioma/s hablados: Spanish
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Environment, Climate Change and DRR, Food Policy and Agriculture, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Peace Building and Conflict, Social Security, Transport, Infrastructure and Logistics, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Public sector
Biografía:

Soy de Buenos Aires, Argentina.  De profesion abogada con especialización en derecho internacional público, finalizando Master en Derechos Humanos y politicas publicas <en proceso de finalizacion de tesis:  la aplicación de los DDHH y la perspectiva de género en los sumarios disciplinarios administrativos>, Diplomada en Gestion institucional, genero y diversidad, como asi tambien en Desarrollo Profesional, y en Litigio adunero, tributario y penal economico.

Mi carrera profesional ha transcurrido mayormente en organizaciones publicas, realizando diferentes programas, por ejemplo, en el Ministerio de Seguridad de la Nacion relacionados con los DDHH, en particular trabajando las violencias contra las mujeres en las fuerzas de seguridad, coordinando los centros integrales de género, y las cuestiones de denuncias en esas instituciones, creando la licencia especial por violencia de género (la primera en la Administración Pública Nacional) y secciones especiales de investigación en los asuntos internos en las fuerzas federales. Posteriormente, en la Administracion Federal de Ingresos Publicos, he tenido la oportunidad de asumir como directora adjunta de la recientemente creada Dirección de Coordinación de Políticas de Géneros y DDHH. Desde allí, junto con diferentes las autoridades gremiales realizamos diferentes estrategias de capacitación, modifícamos los convenios colectivos para ampliar las licencias e incorporar la perspectiva de género y derechos, en especial el enfoque de cuidados, e implementado el Programa de Capacitacion obligatorio por Ley. Después de mucho trabajo mancomunado, y detectando la falencia en las investigaciones de situaciones de violencia de genero y discriminacion, se logra abrir en la Dirección de Sumarios Administrativos la Sección de Asuntos de Género y Problemáticas Laborales, la primera en toda la Administración Pública Nacional, con la función de brindar enfoque de derechos a los sumarios administrativos a los funcionarios públicos que hayan cometido algún hecho de discriminación y/o violencia de género, de la cual estuve como jefa de la misma. Luego de estas experiencias, actualmente me encuentro trabajando en la Dirección General de Aduanas (dependiente de AFIP) en el rol de abogada patrocinante/ apoderada del fisco. Y trabajando externamente como abogada litigante en casos de violencia contra las mujeres, y asesorando sobre esta temática a varias instituciones, como por organos colegiados, y sindicatos, en la redacción de normas internas y un Protocolo de atención ante casos de violencia de género y violencia laboral. 

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Silvina Lico
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe
Nacionalidad: AR - Argentina
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Public sector, Self employed
Biografía:

Soy Abogada de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA) y Consultora en Género y Diversidad.

Me he especializado en las materias de Género y Derechos Humanos y mi experiencia laboral incluye especialmente el diseño, planificación y ejecución de políticas públicas con enfoque de género y, en el ámbito privado, la implementación de diagnósticos, evaluaciones, monitoreo y planes de acción en materia de equidad de género en organizaciones y empresas. 

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Nataly Rodríguez
Área geográfica: South America
Nacionalidad: UY - Uruguay
Idioma/s hablados: Spanish
Temas: Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Social Security, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Public sector
Biografía:
My name is Nataly Rodríguez, I am 39 years old, I am a lawyer and I have been working since 2013 in the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of Uruguay.
From my entry until 2020, I worked as an advisory lawyer in the Individual Negotiation Division of the National Directorate of Labor of the Ministry, and from 2020 to 2022, I worked in the Consultations Division.
Currently, I perform duties as an advisory lawyer for the Legal Division of the General Directorate of Secretary of the Agency.
On the other hand, I have been a professor of Labor and Social Security Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of the Republic since 2011, and a researcher on issues related to both individual and collective Labor Law.

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Juan José Guilarte Villalobos
Área geográfica: South America
Nacionalidad: CR - Costa Rica
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender Responsive Governance
Experiencia profesional: Workers'organization, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Doctorando en Gestión Pública y Desarrollo Empresarial ICAP-SICA (Instituto Centroamericano de Administración Pública). Máster en Desarrollo Económico Local, Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica/FLACSO Costa Rica y Licenciado en Ciencias Políticas y Administrativas, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Especialista en Gestión de Proyectos, U. Latina de Costa Rica. Más de 20 años de experiencia laboral en temas relacionados con migración, derechos laborales, formación sindical y la gestión, planificación y evaluación de proyectos de cooperación técnica. Investigador y asesor técnico en temas relacionados con gobernanza, políticas públicas, migración, derechos laborales y desarrollo local.

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Liliana Castañeda-Renteria
Área geográfica: North America, South America
Nacionalidad: MX - Mexico
Idioma/s hablados: Spanish
Temas: Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Men and gender equality
Experiencia profesional: Public sector
Biografía:

Doctora en ciencias sociales con especialidad en antropología social. Abogada y Maestra en Gestión y Políticas de la educación superior. Profesora Investigadora Titular A en la Universidad de Guadalajara. Cuenta con experiencia en áreas de gestión universitaria en el área de investigación y posgrado. Ha impartido cursos sobre desarrollo de proyectos de investigación, perspectiva de género en la docencia universitaria y redacción de textos científicos para publicación.

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Natalia Facciolo
Área geográfica: South America
Nacionalidad: AR - Argentina
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution
Biografía:

Como profesional y empresaria, encuentro mi propósito en guiar a mujeres y hombres, empresas e instituciones a través de proyectos desafiantes, siempre con una perspectiva centrada en género, diversidad e inclusión.

Soy Co-fundadora y Gerente General de Distribuidora LUDMARC, lidero una empresa de comestibles al por mayor especializada en la venta a entidades públicas y del sector privado en la Provincia de Buenos Aires. Mi compromiso con el crecimiento económico y el bienestar social se refleja en mi labor como Presidenta de Mujeres Empresarias de la Federación Económica de la Provincia de Buenos Aires y Secretaria Adjunta de Mujeres Empresarias de la Confederación Argentina de la Mediana Empresa.

Además, tengo el honor de ser Embajadora emérita de Fundación FLOR y del Women Economic Forum Argentina.

Mi compromiso se extiende a iniciativas globales como B20 India, donde he colaborado en impulsar proyectos y brindar sugerencias que fomenten el desarrollo sostenible y la inclusión financiera y al grupo eTrade for Women de UNCTAD.

Con una formación constante en temas de diversidad e inclusión y una sólida experiencia en liderazgo empresarial, me considero una candidata idónea para integrar equipos dinámicos que aborden proyectos desafiantes en empresas multinacionales y organismos internacionales.

¡Conéctate conmigo para explorar oportunidades de colaboración y contribuir al éxito mutuo!

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Ivan Pisco
Área geográfica: South America
Nacionalidad: EC - Ecuador
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Food Policy and Agriculture
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Self employed
Biografía:

Un gusto, soy Iván, economista de profesión. Mi experiencia laboral aborda el trabajo para una importante entidad gremial en Guayaquil-Ecuador, principalmente en análisis del mercado local y mercados internacionales. También cuento con experiencia en análisis financiero, principalmente en valoración de intangibles. Además me he desempeñado en la cátedra, principalmente en programas de apoyo a la actividad emprendedora.

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Fabiola Maza
Área geográfica: South America
Nacionalidad: PE - Peru
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution
Biografía:

Lawyer specialized in labor with more than 10 years of experience, with a master degree in International Affairs (Gender and International Trade) by the Graduate Institute of Geneva, Switzerland.

My professional experience focuses on the implementation of internal regulations in inclusion and diversity, audits, and good corporate governance. In addition, I have worked on training programs for organizations and leaders in prevention of sexual harassment. 

 

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Elizabeth Calvillo Reynoso
Área geográfica: North America
Nacionalidad: MX - Mexico
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Egresada de la Licenciatura en Ciencias Políticas y Sociales de la Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales de la Universiada Nacional Autónoma de México. Maestra en Estudios Sociales-Línea de Estudios Laborales por la Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – Iztapalapa. Actualmente cursa la Especialización de Estudios de Violencia en Razones de Género contra las Mujeres, Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO). Ha trabajado, por catorce años, en sociedad civil y con organizaciones de personas trabajadoras del sector de autopartes, agrícola, teleservicios, textil y de cuidados remunerado con el objetivo de construir estrategias de incidencia y cambio social para promover espacios de trabajo donde haya equidad de género y por el cumplimiento de derechos laborales -individuales y colectivos- de las personas trabajadoras.

 

 

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Elizabeth Calvillo Reynoso
Área geográfica: North America
Nacionalidad: MX - Mexico
Idioma/s hablados: English, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Social Security, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Workers'organization, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Egresada de la Licenciatura en Ciencias Políticas y Sociales de la Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales de la Universiada Nacional Autónoma de México. Maestra en Estudios Sociales-Línea de Estudios Laborales por la Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana – Iztapalapa. Actualmente cursa la Especialización de Estudios de Violencia en Razones de Género contra las Mujeres, Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales (CLACSO). Ha trabajado, por catorce años, en sociedad civil y con organizaciones de personas trabajadoras del sector de autopartes, agrícola, teleservicios, textil y de cuidados remunerado con el objetivo de construir estrategias de incidencia y cambio social para promover espacios de trabajo donde haya equidad de género y por el cumplimiento de derechos laborales -individuales y colectivos- de las personas trabajadoras.

 

 

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Patricia Costa Salgado
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: ES - Spain
Idioma/s hablados: Czech, English, French, Slovak, Spanish
Temas: Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality
Experiencia profesional: United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

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Dyan Kristine Miranda-Pastrana
Área geográfica: Europe, Asia
Nacionalidad: PH - Philippines
Idioma/s hablados: English
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution, Public sector
Biografía:

I work in the public sector, particularly in international relations. I have conducted several trainings on gender-based violence abroad and gender and development within my organization. 

I am an advocate for women's entrepreneurship, financial literacy and gender and development. 

 

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Laura Klaming
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: DE - Germany
Idioma/s hablados: Dutch, English, German
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution, Public sector, Self employed
Biografía:

I am a freelance research, M&E and Gender consultant with a PhD in psychology. Having worked in both academia and the private sector, I have over 15 years of experience in cognitive and behavioural science research, clinical research, data science & data visualization, and project management.

In my previous role as a Senior Scientist at Philips Research, I set up and led a network of 15 D&I ambassadors from each department in the organisation across EMEA. The main goals were to monitor diversity issues and to collaborate on ideas to promote diversity and inclusion throughout the organisation. In this role, I set up a method for HR to conduct regular gender pay analyses, established a company-wide awareness campaign, and created a data-driven D&I strategy.

Throughout my career, I have demonstrated proficiency in research, both quantitative and qualitative, building and leading inclusive teams, fostering collaboration with different stakeholders, and in developing data-driven strategies. My dedication to meticulous data collection along with my analytical prowess, has enabled me to present precise and informative results that facilitate well-informed decision-making.

I am an ITCILO certified M&E Consultant and an ITCILO certified Gender Auditor.

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Alexandra Viola
Área geográfica: North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceania
Nacionalidad: IT - Italy
Idioma/s hablados: English, French, Italian
Temas: Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

My name is Alexandra Viola. I am 38 years old and I am Italian.

I have a BA in Political Science and International Relations, an MSc in International Relations, and an LLM in International Crime and Justice. I speak Italian, English, and French. I have a background in gender mainstreaming, human rights and international criminal law, security analysis, open-source intelligence, and threat and risk assessments.


In 2013-2014, I worked as Human Rights Officer for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan where I acted as focal point on GBV and women's rights issues for the Central Equatoria region. I used to organize and implement awareness campaigns on gender equality and women’s rights for elders and community leaders. I was in charge of mainstreaming gender in all the projects implemented by the UN in Central Equatoria. I documented cases of SGBV and referred the victims for psychological-medical-legal support, monitoring the investigations undertaken by the South Sudanese Police and the proceedings in Court. After the re-ignition of the civil war in January 2013, I also investigated CRSV cases committed by both parties to the conflict.

In 2014, I worked as Gender Specialist for FAO, analyzing gender indicators and reporting on the Gender Policy’s implementation. I undertook a stock-taking exercise of the work related to gender in the ESN Division, including progress and performance measurements, I reviewed the gender component (or the lack of it) of its divisional products and outputs.

As Analyst in the Victims and Witnesses Section of the ICC from 2014 till 2022, I used to mainstream gender within the witness protection field. 

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E. Irmak Çil Arslan
Área geográfica: Asia
Nacionalidad: TR - Turkey
Idioma/s hablados: English, Turkish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution
Biografía:

Since 2014, I have dedicated my career to the realms of sustainability and corporate social responsibility across various institutions. Throughout this tenure, I have conducted comprehensive social compliance audits within supply chains, specializing particularly in labor rights, working conditions, environmental stewardship, and occupational safety. Moreover, I have spearheaded projects aimed at fostering social dialogue and advancing women's empowerment.

My involvement with the Yanındayız association dates back to its inception, where I currently serve as the Projects Director, a position I have held since 2019. In this capacity, I have overseen the execution of nearly 20 national and internationally funded initiatives. These endeavors have been focused on raising awareness regarding gender-based harassment, violence, and discrimination, while simultaneously advocating for gender equality within institutions.

Furthermore, I am concurrently pursuing doctoral studies in the Department of Biochemistry, enhancing my academic pursuits alongside my professional endeavors.

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Hilal Baykara
Área geográfica: Europe, Middle East
Nacionalidad: TR - Turkey
Idioma/s hablados: English, Turkish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Self employed, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

With a Bachelor's degree in Economics and an MA in International Educational Development, I bring forth over 15 years of cross-sectoral experience across family foundations, corporations, and NGOs. Throughout my career, I have been at the forefront of various system change initiatives in the philanthropic landscape, from crafting grant programs for NGOs to devising multi-stakeholder partnership models that promote gender equality.

As a certified Jungian coach, mentor, trainer, and facilitator, my passion lies in bringing people together to unlock collective potential for gender and equity. Organizations seek my expertise when embarking on a journey to transform their gendered cultures by incorporating the voices of their employees. In my role, I train teams, coach individuals, facilitate participatory gender equity audits.

My work is profoundly influenced by systems theory, particularly Theory U, transformational experience design and deep democracy. In all my endeavors and interactions, I seize opportunities to infuse the human touch and cultivate deeper connections, thereby evoking authentic power and innovation. I firmly believe that this approach holds the key to thriving individuals, organizations, and the planet. For more information about me, you can visit my LinkedIn profile. 

Lastly, I am adopted by two cats, excel at plank challenges, and secretly jot down notes with the hope of one day mustering the courage to perform my stand-up comedy act.

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Daniel Motiño Camúñez
Área geográfica: Europe
Nacionalidad: ES - Spain
Idioma/s hablados: English, German, Spanish
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, HIV/AIDS, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution
Biografía:

I have more than 20 years of experience in the private sector working at companies like eBay or Zalando.

Currently I’m a Senior Manager for D&I. I support my team in different initiatives, for example, creating programs in order to increase the number of women in the top five leadership levels, designing and administering an inclusive leadership learning program, defining a governance structure for our Employee Resource Groups and putting together a Disability Inclusion Action Plan.

Working with people from different cultures, seeking compromise and helping building bridges between teams, stakeholders and developers drives my motivation.

I embrace diversity and inclusion and I'm always open to the cultural discussion. Most of the solutions to the biggest problems could be reached by understanding what's different, strange and diverse.

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Sara Haapalainen
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa
Nacionalidad: FI - Finland
Idioma/s hablados: English, Finnish, French
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Governance, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

I work as Gender Adviser at the Democratic Governance and Gender Unit at the OSCE Office for Democratic Insitutions and Human Rights, which supports 57 OSCE participating States in implementing the OSCE commitments to increase women’s equal and meaningful participation in political and public life and strengthening gender equality in democratic institutions and processes. Previously, I worked at the Council of Europe as Policy Adviser advising on inter-governmental work of the Gender Equality Division as well as managing several projects on gender equality and on the prevention of gender-based violence covering countries such as, Armenia, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine and Turkey. I have also formerly held various positions at the UN Women Finland, including leading the organization’s advocacy and communications work as well as a ‘gender, peace and security’ portfolio. I concluded the ILO Participatory Gender Audit Facilitator course in May 2024. 

 

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Weaam Mokhtar
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East
Nacionalidad: EG - Egypt
Idioma/s hablados: Arabic, English
Temas: Communication and media, Diversity and inclusiveness, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Health and Reproductive Rights, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

Weaam Mokhtar is a certified ILO Gender Audit Facilitator and a writer, researcher, and social activist, specialising in gender and sexuality, with extensive experience in human rights, development and feminist approaches. Weaam’s research is focused on sexuality and gender in the Middle East and the transformations happened after waves of the Arab uprisings.
Weaam has also been working to promote gender equality in the region with many local, regional and international organisations, she recently worked as a regional gender equality consultant for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia UNESCWA in Beirut, Lebanon. Currently working as a Project Manager for the Arab Regional Feminist CSOs Network.

Weaam graduated from the economics and political sciences faculty with a specialisation in public administration at Cairo University, and has a master’s degree in gender studies from School of Oriental and African Studies SOAS at University of London.

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Elisabetta Berto
Área geográfica: South America, Europe, Africa
Nacionalidad: IT - Italy
Idioma/s hablados: English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Temas: Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Self employed
Biografía:

I have more than fifteen years of experience in financial inclusion and economic empowerment with gender and environmental perspective thanks to a master’s degree in finance for development, the Boulder Microfinance Training Program and the management of cooperative financial inclusion projects in various countries.

As an independent consultant I provide technical assistance and training to microfinance institutions, I design and deliver business development trainings with a gender perspective to entrepreneurs and support Ngos in the design of the financial inclusion and economic empowerment strategies of their projects.

My field work experience is focused on women and youth and includes countries like Kenya, Argentina, Peru, Paraguay, Mexico, West Bank, Gaza, Ghana, Ecuador, Mozambique, Kosovo, Ethiopia, Costa Rica.

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Aissatou Oumar Seydi
Área geográfica: Africa
Nacionalidad: SN - Senegal
Idioma/s hablados: English, French
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Empowering Indigenous Women, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Gender Responsive Governance, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: Workers'organization, Employers'organization, Private sector institution, Self employed
Biografía:

I am an experienced human resources practitioner with over 19 years of experience in the private sector. I hold a doctorate degree in business administration with a specialization in leadership. I work as a consultant and I am eager to provide support to organizations on discrimination at work; gender perspective at work; strategies for advocacy and capacity-building in promoting inclusive workplaces; improving communication and organizational competencies as part of knowledge management processes implementation and evaluating and monitoring gender equality systems and instruments. I can help business leaders in their identification of challenges and improvements of gender and organizational matters. I am flexible and can work in central and west Africa in both English and French languages.

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Soraya Zainab Foondun
Área geográfica: Europe, Africa, Asia
Nacionalidad: MU - Mauritius
Idioma/s hablados: English, French
Temas: Diversity and inclusiveness, Education and Research, Employment and Economic Empowerment, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making
Experiencia profesional: Private sector institution
Biografía:

I am currently based in Mauritius and work across all Indian Ocean islands including Reunion, Seychelles, Madagascar, Comoros, and Mayotte, as well as in East African countries: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania (including the city of Arusha), and South Africa (including Cape Town)

With a strategic role as Market Research Director, I am deeply engaged in a diverse array of studies and have spearheaded several diagnostic reports for companies. My expertise notably extends to addressing critical issues such as gender-based violence in the workplace, promoting gender equality, and implementing initiatives aimed at encouraging women to re-enter the workforce, as well as addressing violence against LGBT individuals and women. My projects often garner support from NGOs, companies, and institutions including the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Language Proficiency:
Fluent in both English and French.

Specializations:

  • Gender-Based Violence
  • Gender Equality
  • Workplace Inclusion Strategies
  • Diagnostic Corporate Reporting
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Sapho Briand
Área geográfica: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Middle East, Oceania
Nacionalidad: FR - France
Idioma/s hablados: Chinese, English, French, Italian, Spanish
Temas: Communication and media, Education and Research, Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Water and Energy
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector, United Nations and International NGOs
Biografía:

 

 

Hello,

My name is Sapho and I took the PGA certificate in early 2024, because of a genuine interest in gender mainstreaming and organizational management.

I am French citizen, and I have been working in developing countries since 2012 (Cambodia, Vietnam and Madagascar), while gradually gaining new responsibilities and more exposure to leadership and opportunities to coach others.

While studying for my PGA certification, I especially enjoyed the interactions with other eager-to-learn fellow gender specialists and testing different techniques to run fruitful interviews and workshops.

I currently act as International Operations Manager at UNFPA Madagascar, which means that shall I be selected for a PGA, I will not charge anything apart from my daily subsistence allowance while in the field.

I look forward to joining your PGA team or auditing your entity soon!

Best regards,

Sapho.

 

 

 

 

 

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E. Irmak Çil Arslan
Área geográfica: Europe, Middle East
Nacionalidad: TR - Turkey
Idioma/s hablados: English, Turkish
Temas: Gender and Development, Gender based violence, Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, Gender Mainstreaming, Gender Responsive Budgeting, Men and gender equality, Women Leadership, Participation and Decision-making, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Justice
Experiencia profesional: ​​​​NGOs, Private sector institution, Public sector
Biografía:

Since 2014, I have dedicated my career to the realms of sustainability and corporate social responsibility across various institutions. Throughout this tenure, I have conducted comprehensive social compliance audits within supply chains, specializing particularly in labor rights, working conditions, environmental stewardship, and occupational safety. Moreover, I have spearheaded projects aimed at fostering social dialogue and advancing women's empowerment.

My involvement with the Yanındayız association dates back to its inception, where I currently serve as the Projects Director, a position I have held since 2019. In this capacity, I have overseen the execution of nearly 20 national and internationally funded initiatives. These endeavors have been focused on raising awareness regarding gender-based harassment, violence, and discrimination, while simultaneously advocating for gender equality within institutions.

Furthermore, I am concurrently pursuing doctoral studies in the Department of Biochemistry, enhancing my academic pursuits alongside my professional endeavors.

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