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Naϊké Ledan | Director of International Policy and Advocacy, Health GAP

Naϊké Ledan (she) a queer activist committed to defending social justice and a fervent feminist, brings 20 years' enriching experience in promoting human rights and social justice. She has dedicated her efforts to fighting for universal access to essential services and promoting social inclusion, while building the capacity of civil society. Her professional career spans [...]

Dan Christian Ghattas | Executive Director of OII Europe

Dan Christian Ghattas (he/they) PhD is the Executive Director of Organisation Intersex International Europe (OII Europe). Dan started advocating for intersex human rights in Europe in 2009 and has since provided expertise to governments, EU and CoE and UN treaty bodies. He was one of the initiators of the 1st International Intersex Forum (2011), co-authored [...]

Elsa Saade | Program Officer Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights

Elsa Saade (she/her) is a Lebanese cultural and social activist, aspiring historian, political artist and mobilizer. She currently works at Urgent Action Fund as Program Officer based in New York City. She has been involved in the field of philanthropy for the past few years after a decade of activism in the Middle East and [...]

Zhan Chiam | Human Rights Consultant

Zhan Chiam (he/him) from Singapore and Australia is a human rights consultant specializing in LGBTI rights. He is on the steering committees of the International Trans Fund and the Power of Pride Alliance and in advisory positions for the Asia Pacific Transgender Network and Transgender Europe’s TvT project. From 2015 to 2020, Zhan managed ILGA World’s [...]

Subha Wijesiriwardena | Manager, Programs and Innovation, CREA

Subha Wijesiriwardena is a feminist activist, researcher, and writer/blogger from Colombo, Sri Lanka. Subha works with CREA, a global feminist human rights organization led by feminists in the global South, with a commitment to building more inclusive feminist movements. Subha's work and activism are focused on sexual and reproductive rights, queer and trans rights, and digital rights. She co-founded and co-runs A [...]

Njeri Gateru | Executive Director, National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

Njeri Gateru (she/her/they/them) is a queer feminist human rights lawyer with seven years working experience working on the protection of minorities in Kenya including asylum seekers, internally displaced persons and LGBTIQ communities. She is founding member and the Executive Director of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission in Kenya, an organization that provides legal aid [...]

Neish Nicholas McLean | Activist, Consultant and Co-Founder, TransWave

Neish McLean (he/him/they/them) is a transmasculine Jamaican LGBTIQ activist and consultant working at the local, regional and international levels. Neish is the Co-Founder of TransWave Jamaica, Jamaica’s first and only organization solely dedicated to trans advocacy. Additionally, Neish serves as the Chair of the Nominations and Governance Committee at the International Planned Parenthood Federation and [...]

Mónica Enríquez-Enríquez | Program Officer, Foundation for a Just Society

Born and raised in Colombia, Mónica (she/her/they/them) is a queer migrant who lives in New York and has been working for gender justice and LGBTQI rights for fifteen years, including seven years in progressive and feminist philanthropy focusing on Latin America and the Caribbean. Prior to Foundation for a Just Society (FJS) Mónica worked for Astraea Lesbian Foundation [...]

Ghiwa Sayegh | Queer feminist activist and Editor in Chief, Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research

Ghiwa Sayegh (she/her) is a queer feminist writer, publisher, and archivist from Lebanon. She is the founding editor of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research, and the co-founder of Intersectional Knowledge Publishers. She is currently based in Paris, France, where she is pursuing an MA in gender studies at Université Paris 8 Vincennes - Saint-Denis. She is passionate [...]

Chantelle de Nobrega | Program Officer, Mama Cash

Chantelle de Nobrega (she/her) is a South African feminist based in Cape Town. She worked in the human rights field for fifteen years, working locally, nationally and globally with a particular focus on feminism, women’s rights, queer rights, socio-economic rights, good governance, and ending racism. Chantelle has experience in grantmaking, research, fundraising, community organising and advocacy. She is [...]