Communication, Coordination and Liberation – technology, safety & movement building in the global LGBTI community.
Founder, Digital Rights Foundation
Nighat Dad is a Pakistani lawyer and Internet activist who founded the not-for-profit organisation Digital Rights Foundation. In 2015, she was named in the TIME magazine's list of next generation leaders, for helping Pakistani women fight online harassment. | Dad led campaigns to protect online freedom of speech in Pakistan as well campaigns against legislation that gives the government broad powers of surveillance online, most notable one is the... Read More →
Director, LGBT Global Development Partnership, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
THE ASTRAEA LESBIAN FOUNDATION FOR JUSTICE is the only philanthropic organization working exclusively to advance LGBTQI human rights around the globe. We support brilliant and brave grantee partners in the U.S. and internationally who challenge oppression and seed change. We work for racial, economic, social, and gender justice, because we all deserve to live our lives freely, without fear, and with dignity.
Coordinator, Red Lésbica Cattrachas
Indyra Mendoza Aguilar is the Coordinator of Cattrachas a lesbian feminist organization dedicated to advocating for and defending the human rights of the LGBTTI community in Honduras. Indyra is an economist, researcher and Gender Studies expert. Cattrachas leads an Observatorio or Human Rights Documentation Program monitoring, documenting and mobilizing around the violent deaths of lesbians, gays and transgender people in the country. The... Read More →
Media and Documentation Officer, Iranti Org
Ayanda Msiza is Iranti-Org's Media and Documentation Officer. |
Iranti-org is a queer human rights visual media organization based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Iranti-org works within a human rights framework as its foundational platform for raising issues on Gender, Identities and Sexuality. Founded in January 2012 by Human Rights activist, photographer and curator, Jabu Pereira is formed with the clear intention of building local... Read More →
CEO and Founder, Nova México
Strategist, Communicator, Civic Entrepreneur, Tactical Trainer and Non violent political activist.
Founder & Executive Director, Mesahat Foundation for Sexual and Gender Diversity
Sudanese LGBT activist based in Cairo. The Founder & Executive Director of Mesahat Foundation for Sexual and Gender Diversity (An LGBT organization working in the Nile Valley Area "Egypt &Sudan").
Friday April 1, 2016 2:30pm - 3:45pm