Lily Adhiambo is a Senior Humanitarian Affairs Officer at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in Geneva, Switzerland. She works in the partnerships and fundraising branch, where she advocates for funding for the lifesaving needs of over 160 million people across 60 countries affected by conflicts or natural disasters.
Lily is a certified leadership coach and mentor. She is a passionate advocate for human development and equity.
Sjoerd Warmerdam is committed to ensuring gender equality throughout his whole career. For many years he worked as a policy advisor on gender equality for the Government of the Netherlands, representing the Netherlands at the EU, Council of Europe and the UN. As a politician, he drafted proposals on how to positively include men in matters regarding sexual and reproductive health and rights. When working as a director for the Ministry for Social Affairs during the Ukraine crisis, Sjoerd’s main focus was to include the voices of women refugees in policy making.
Farida T. Bena
Farida T. Bena, Director of Humanitarian Policy and Advocacy, International Rescue Committee Farida joined the IRC in 2017 as Director of Humanitarian Policy and Advocacy, based in Geneva. She brings over 20 years of experience in programming, policy and advocacy with a special focus on accountability and aid effectiveness.
Mohammad Mansoor Alam
Mohammad Mansoor Alam is a Marketing & Sales professional and an expert in Media & Communication. He is a Board Member of Progressive Thought International, Brussels with the Treasurer portfolio. Mansoor is also a member of The New Women Connectors Netherlands and its treasurer.