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Ricki Kgositau-Kanza | Executive Director, AIDS Accountability International

Tshepo Ricki Kgositau-Kanza (she/her) has a background in International Relations with a speciality in International Human Rights Law and Diplomacy from Monash University. Ricki is currently the Executive Director of Accountability International whose work is to hold leaders accountable for human rights, international as well as continental human rights, policy, health and developmental commitments; as [...]

Ro-Ann Mohammed | Communications Officer, FRIDA

Ro-Ann Mohammed (she/her) is a Caribbean feminist and activist, from Trinidad & Tobago, based in Barbados. She has been a community organizer for the past decade and is passionate about decolonizing the narrative surrounding gender and sexual minorities in the Global South. She is currently Communications Officer at FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund - the [...]

Otibho Obianwu | Director of Programs, Urgent Action Fund

Otibho Obianwu (she/her/they/them) is an African feminist who works as the Director of Programs at the Urgent Action Fund (UAF), a feminist rapid response fund that protects, strengthens and sustains feminist activists at critical moments. Before joining UAF, Otibho served as a Program Officer on the grantmaking team at the International Women’s Health Coalition where she resourced and supported feminist and women-led groups [...]

Genwa Genweten | LGBT MENA Officer, Hivos

Genwa Genweten (she/her) is a Lebanese sexual and bodily rights and freedoms activist working on Local, and regional levels. Being the first woman assigned as Executive Director of Helem Montreal, an organization promoting the rights of Arabic-speaking LGBTQ+ people. For four years, she led on the foundation of the Trans Committee and  Women’s Committee that brought queer feminist voices closer to the scope of Work. She [...]

Anaraa Nyamdorj | Previous Director, Mongolian LGBT Center; Mongolian Women’s Fund

Anaraa Nyamdorj (he/him) is a queer, transgender human rights defender from Mongolia who has worked on LGBTI rights since 1997. Anaraa's human rights research, community-based participatory advocacy and community organising have been invaluable to push for the normalisation of the LGBTI rights discourse in Mongolia mainly through the LGBT Centre of Mongolia. Anaraa co-founded the [...]

Alejandra Sardá-Chandiramani | Sexual Rights Activist, previous Director AWID Forum and Co-creating Feminist Realities

Alejandra Sardá-Chandiramani (she/her) is a feminist activist and translator from Argentina who currently lives in Uruguay. (She has also lived in a few more places in Latin America, Europe and Asia. She is retired from full-time NGO work after many years of very fulfilling work at the Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID), Mama Cash and Akahatá, among other feminist [...]