Ahmed Raza

Social Activist

Alejandra Acosta

Co-founder, Break the Silence Project

Ana Bulgar Murray

Co- Founder, Black Button Books

Andrea Powell

Founder and Executive Director of FAIR Girls

Ankit Khanal

Founder and Programme Director, Community Solutions Initiative- Nepal

Anny Tengamendite Modi

Women's Rights Activist

Ashif Shaikh

Co-founder, Jan Sahas

Asia Kamukama

Development Economist

Aysel Asgarova

National Co-ordinator - YPEER, Azerbaijan

Azadeh Bahramji

Human Rights Activist and Author

Caitlin Wyndham

Resources and Partnerships Leader, Blue Dragon Children's Foundation

Christina Moreno

Founder/Legal Consultant, SheMatters Organisation

You told me this conference was about action, and you were right. You pulled together something remarkable.

Michael Brosowski Founder & CEO, Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation

Christine Du Preez

Director, Hoedspruit Training Trust

Diego Tabares


Fale Lesa

Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic & International Studies

Fatima Kissi Traore

Software Engineer & Drive Forward Ambassador

Florence Nassali

Founder, Real Women Organisation

Gawie Kanjemba

Lawyer and Activist

Gil Machado Torres

Teacher, University of Toulouse

Goutam Kumar Sanyal

Project Technical Expert, Lotus Shishu Shadan

Heidy Quah

Founder, Refuge for the Refugees

Hellen Waiswa Lunkuse

Human Rights Defender

Jigme Konchok

Tsuma, Drukpa Order

Khadicha Abysheva

President, Legal Center for Women's Initiatives

Layth Slewa

Planning specialist, HOBY Iraq

Loria-Mae Heywood

PhD researcher, University of Hull

Malish Joseph

Senior Operations Assistant, IOM

Mariana Wenzel

CEO and Co-Founder, ANTHUS

Melissa Fairey

Community Development Worker and Youth Advocate

Morsad Adil

Managing Partner, Morsad Adil

Nda Helmina

Projects Coordinator, Centre for Assistance to Victims of Trafficking and Violence (CAVT)

Nevena Borisova

Journalist and Poet

Noorzia Afridi

Founder, SAWERA

Pema Lhaki

Executive Director, NFCC

Prita Jha

Founder and President, Peace and Equality Cell ( PEC)

Raafia Raees Khan

Vice CEO, SWAaT for Pakistan

Raluca Negulescu-Balaci

Executive Director, Policy Center for Roma and Minorities

Rethabile Konopo

Consultant and Founder, Konopo & Partner Labour Law consultancy

Richard Yohane

Activist, Rights Institute for Social Empowerment (RISE)

Rujuta Teredesai

Co-founder & Director, Equal Community Foundation

Samah Mansur

Officer of gender and women's rights unit, The Appropriate Communication Techniques for Development - ACT

Samantha Sibanda

Founder, Signs of Hope Trust

Sandrine Henton

Investment Director, Educate Global Fund

Shaima Aly

Co-founder, Net Impact Oman Hub

Shaista Gohir

Director, Muslim Women's Network UK

Smarita Sengupta

Found and director, Destiny Reflection

Taffan Ako Sharif

Student and Social Entrepreneur, EmpowHERments and TISFF

Virginia Ifaediro

Vital Voices fellow & Development professional

Volha Damarad

Human Rights Lawyer, University of Tartu

Yostina Boules

Co-founder, Taqa Solutions

​Ackel Zwane


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