Board of Directors 2013-2015
|Bunny McBRIDE, USA
President of the Women's World Summit Foundation; Writer, Editor, Anthropoligst and Lecturer. Currently an Adjunct Lecturer of Anthropology at Kansas State University, Kansas City. Also curator of an exhibition about Native American women, Abee Museum, Bar Harbor, Maine. Her research interests include biography, oral history, ethnographic writing, indigenous peoples, women's studies, wildlife conservation, tourism, Africa, North America.
|Filomina CHIOMA STEADY, Sierra Leone/USA
Vice-President of the Women's World Summit Foundation; Professor of African Studies and Gender Studies; expert in environmental studies and social anthropology; former United Nations director; international consultant: Wellesley College, Massachusetts.
|Gulzar SAMJI, P. Ag., Canada
Founder and Director of the Canadian Institute for Community Development and the Environment; former member of the Canadian Tribunal for Human Rights; consultant and educator. North Vancouver, B.C.
|Wu QING, China
People's Deputy to the Haidian People's Congress and the Beijing Municipal People's Congress; Professor of American Studies and English, Beijing Foreign Studies University; consultant to the quarterly magazine, Rural Women Knowing All; board member of the Global Fund for Women, Beijing.
|Jyoti Macwan, India
Elected General Secretary of SEWA with 12 lakhs women in 9 states, making it the single largest union of informal sector workers in India. SEWA is a trade union registered in 1972 of poor, self-employed women workers. These are women who earn a living through their own labour or small businesses. They do not obtain regular salaried employment with welfare benefits like workers in the organized sector. They are the unprotected labour force.
|Elly PRADERVAND, Switzerland and Germany
Founder and Executive Director of the Women's World Summit Foundation; actively involved for the past 25 years in development education and in the elaboration of initiatives and programs aiming at the empowerment of rural women, children and NGOs and the practical application of women and children's rights. Geneva