A directory of Women speakers on UNESCO related Issues

Speakers

Caroline Jenner
CEO of JA Europe
Dr. Aminata Touré
Special Envoy of President Macky Sall for internal and external Affairs
Alanoud Al Sharekh
Senior Fellow at the International Institute of Strategic Studies and Senior Political Analyst at the Kuwait National Security Bureau
Evelyne PARADIS
Executive Director of ILGA-Europe
Dr. Fadia KIWAN
Professor of political science and founder of the Institute of political science at Saint Joseph University
Dr. Patricia Vickers-Rich
Director of the Monash Science Centre
Dr. Fatima Sadiqi
Professor of Linguistics and Gender Studies at the University of Fez, Marocco
Marja MAKAROW
Vice-President for Research of the Academy of Finland
Lorena ZARATE
President of Habitat International Coalition
Giovanna CARNEVALI
Architect and specialist in Cultural Curatorship and Management of International Modern and Contemporary Architecture Institutions
Asma JAHANGIR
President of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan and Director of the AGHS Legal Aid Cell
Bineta DIOP
Founder and President of Femmes Africa Solidarité
Leila ZERROUGUI
Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict - the United Nations
Katharina Sophia VOLZ
Entrepreneur and Scientist in Stem Cell Biology
Sophia Eriksson Waterschoot
Head of Unit, "Europe 2020, Investment Plan, Education and Training 2020", Directorate General for Education and Culture, European Commission
Marjorie Margolies
President and Founder of Women's Campaign International
Dr. Gihane Zaki
Director of the Accademia di Belle Arti d'Egitto a Roma
Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands
Social Advocate, UNESCO Special Envoy on Literacy for Development
Dr. Wendy WATSON-WRIGHT
Former Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and Assistant Director General of UNESCO
Sabine von SCHORLEMER
UNESCO chair in International Relations
Ada YONATH
Director of the Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Centre for Biomolecular Structure and Assembly of the Weizmann Institute of Science
Euphrasie Hortense KOUASSI YAO
Chair of UNESCO "Water, Women and Decision Power"
Silvia TORRES-PEIMBERT
Professor at the Astronomy Institute of the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Victoria TAULI-CORPUZ
UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Ana Silvia MONZON
Coordinator and Professor of gender and feminism in the FLACSO-Guatemala
Zaha Mohammad Hadid
Founder of Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA)
Jane LUBCHENCO
Distinguished Professor, Oregon State University, and U.S. Science Envoy for the Ocean
Michèle Stanton-Jean
Guest Scholar in the Centre de Recherche en droit public, Université de Montréal
Deborah Lehr
Founder and Chairman of the Antiquities Coalition
Laura FLESSEL-COLOVIC
Olympic Medal Winner Fencer and Goodwill Ambassador for UNESCO
Dr. Urvashi Sahni
Founder and operational of Studyhall Educational Foundation, SURAKSHA and Sisters in Solidarity
Vera Lucia de MIRANDA GUARDA
Chair of UNESCO Water, Women and Development, Brasil
Dr. Mechtild Rössler
Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and the Heritage Division.
Londa Schiebinger
Professor of History of Science at Stanford University, and Director of the EU/US Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment
Bahia SHEHAB
Artist, Designer, Art historian and Professor at the American University in Cairo
Silvia Montoya
Director of UNESCO Institute of Statistics
Zainab SALBI
Author, Women's rights activist and founder of Women International
Flavia Schlegel
Assistant Director-General for the Natural Sciences at UNESCO
Melissa LEACH
Director of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS)
Adolé Isabelle GLITHO-AKUESON
Professor of Animal Biology in Université de Lomé and UNESCO Chair "Women, Science and Sustainable Water Management in West Africa and Centra Africa"
Dr. Jurgenne Primavera
Chief Mangrove Scientific Advisor of the Zoological Society of London
Deirdre Prins-Solani
Indepedent Assessor to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network Program
Nadia PINARDI
Co-President, Joint Committee for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology
Ann Therese Ndong Jatta
Director for the Bureau of Education in Africa, UNESCO
Margaret PALMER
Director of the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center
Wendy Kopp
CEO and Co-founder of Teach For All
Angelique KIDJO
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and founder of Batonga
Inge KAUL
Professor at the Hertie School of Governance
Dithny Joan Raton
Minister of Culture of the Republic of Haiti
Prof. Maria-Teresa Franco
Director General of the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Mexico
Hind HOBEIKA
Founder of Instabeat
Fabiola Gianotti
CERN Director-General
Sakiko FUKUDA-PARR
Professor of International Affairs at the New School
Ikponwosa ERO
Independent Expert on human rights for persons with albinism
Zeinab Badawi
International Broadcaster and Chair of the Royal African Society
Dr. Leila el-Wakil
Professor at the University of Genva and heritage conservation activist
Asma EL KASMI
UNESCO Chair for “Water, Women and Decision Making"
Sonia Corrêa
Researcher and Advocacy expert in gender equality, health and sexuality issues
Eileen Carey
Co-Founder and CEO of Glassbreakers
Dr. Christina Cameron
Canada Research Chair in Built Heritage at the University of Montreal
Kristal Buckley
Lecturer in Cultural Heritage at Deakin University
Renée C. Byer
Documentary photojournalist and founder of Positive Change Can Happen
Tanella Boni
Professor at the University of Cocody Abidjan, Poet and Novelist
Gloria Bonder
Director of the Department of Gender, Society and Policies of FLACSO
Dr. Janet Blake
Associate Professor of Law at the University of Shahid Beheshti
Aïcha Bah Diallo
Consultant of IDB for Bilingual Education in West Africa.
Blanca Alva Guerrero
Director General of Defense of Cultural Heritage in Peru’s Ministry of Culture
Nada Al-Nashif
Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences