Equal Rights – Equal Responsibilities

IAW officers

Regional Coordinators:

Arab countries
Horeya Megahed

Member of the Hoda Charawi Association, Egypt. Dr. of Political Science with a career in academia at Cairo University, appointment to the Supreme Administrative Court of the State Council and author of numerous publications.

Gulf Council Region
Shaika Al Mezen

Member of the Kuwaiti Women’s Union, Kuwait Nursing Association, Kuwait Red Crescent Association, Arab Network for Women; Director of the Institute of Nursing since 1989.

Mediterranen sub-region
Bettina Corke
F
ounder of Decade Media,  a documentary and experimental filmmaker and journalist

The Pacific
Sheila Byard is a researcher and project manager. Secretary of the League of Women Voters of Victoria, Convenor of the UN Association of Australia SOWN (Status of Women Network

Membership secretary

  • Pat Richardson
    Pat Richardson is a member of the Women’s Electoral Lobby, Australia, award-winning author, active in the Nambucca Valley Arts Council.
  • Sheila Deaves, assistant membership secretary (libraries):
    Sheila Deaves  is a retired teacher, advisor in multicultural education, advocate for Rights and Recovery Programs in Mental Health.

Financial Advisors

  • Inga Jonsdottir
    Former President of the Icelandic Women’s Rights Association, Lecturer at Bifrost University, attorney at law in private practice.Inga Jonsdottir is Past Treasurer of IAW, Former President of the Icelandic Women’s Rights Association, Lecturer at Bifrost University, attorney at law in private practice and a high court judge
  • Asha Deshpande
    Asha Deshpande is educated in Management, Accounting and Taxation. She is Vice President of All India Women’s Conference and has served on the Board of IAW since 2010
  • Ann Higginson

Admissions Committee

  • Mmabatho  Ramagoshi, Secretary General
    Mmabatho Ramagosh has a master’s degree in Public Administration and is currently Acting Chief Executive Officer of the South African Heritage Reources Agency She is President of the Mmabatho Foundation for Women’s DEvelopment, has served  on the IAW  Board for 6 years and is IAW’s representative to the African Union
  • Seema Uplekar, Treasurer
    Seema Uplekar has a bachelor’s degree in economics, is experienced in fund raising and is treasurer of United Nations Women’s Guild in Geneva. She represents IAW at the UN in Geneva
  • 1 Vice President

Friends of the Secretary General

  • Lene Pind, Past Secretary General
    Past President of the Danish Women’s Society with a particular interest in the CEDAW, retired Principal of the Tornbjerg Gymnasium, Knight of Dannebrog, Secretary General of IAW 2007 – 2013
  • Alison Brown, former Secretary General
    Past president of the Autonomous Women’s Center, Austria, former Secretary General of the IAW, former opera singer, IAW webcontent manager

Communications Unit

    • Priscilla Todd, editor of IWNews
      Member of the Women’s Electoral Lobby, Australia, Owner of Todd Secretariat, Order of Australia Medal.
    • Anne Pelagie, editor Newsletter
    • Alison Brown, website
      Past president of the Autonomous Women’s Center, Austria, former Secretary General of the IAW, former opera singer
    • Lene Pind, new website, facebook, iawomen, etc
      Past President of the Danish Women’s Society with a particular interest in the CEDAW, retired Principal of the Tornbjerg Gymnasium, Knight of Dannebrog, Secretary General of IAW 2007 – 2013
    • Danielle Levy, translation
      Danielle Levy is a teacher by education and has served as the translator for IAW of documents from English into French for the past two triennia. She represents IAW at UNESCO

 

 

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