Marie Espada represents Dianova International. She has worked at the United Nations for twenty-five years in the area of economic development.
Shirley Gabel represents the International Association of Schools of Social Work. She has served as a consultant to UNICEF and UNESCO on child poverty and social protection.
Pamela Morgan represents Zonta International. She is an expert on computer technology and advocates for women use of film and video to promote their efforts.
Yvonne O’Neal represents Africa Development Interchange Network. As well as being an expert on financial management, she is a founding member of the Episcopal Diocese of NY task forces on domestic violence and against human trafficking.
Jane Durgom-Powers represents Families of the Missing. She is the foremost international lawyer on the issue of families missing from armed conflict.
Saeeda Rizvi represents Women Deliver. As a Policy and Advocacy Associate, she focuses on women’s leadership and economic empowerment and private sector engagement.
Vanessa Treers represents Soroptimist International. A psychologist trained in Colombia & the UK, she has worked extensively with victims of abuse.
Alexa Ward represents the Women’s Federation for World Peace, International, and is Director of its UN office. WFWP founded an intergenerational gathering to foster peace leadership held during CSW.
Jackie Weatherspoon represents US Women Connect, a White House Initiative that tracks the progress of women and girls since Beijing. She is on the UN Secretariat’s roster of electoral experts and has worked widely with UN agencies. Co-Convener of the new Caucus , Women and Girls of African Descent.