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Angela E. V. King

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Angela E.V. King has served as Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women, at the level of Assistant Secretary-General since 1997. Ms. King chairs the Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender and Equality (IANWGE) and supervises the Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW). She has a long history of active work for the advancement of women in the UN Secretariat; she was a founding member of the ad hoc Group on Equal Rights for Women and chairs the Secretariat’s High-level Steering Committee on Improving the Status of Women.

Geeta Rao Gupta

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Dr. Geeta Rao Gupta, is a leading authority on women's role in development, an advocate for women's empowerment and women's human rights, and an internationally recognized expert on women and HIV/AIDS. She brings 20 years of experience in research and program development to the gender and development field.

Malena de Montis

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Malena de Montis is a Nicaraguan feminist with a doctoral degree in Education from the University of Massachusetts. She is the founder of the Center for Democratic Participation and Development (Cenzontle) and the Women's Development Fund (FODEM/Cenzontle), both non-governmental organizations that seek to support the economic and political empowerment of women with scarce resources through financial, business, and citizenship components that have earned the Central American award for Best Practice from INTERCAMBIO.

Aruna Rao

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Aruna Rao is a gender and institutional change expert with over 20 years' experience of addressing gender issues in a variety of development organizations, primarily in Asia. Dr. Rao is Director of Gender at Work, a knowledge and capacity building network focused on gender and institutional change. She also serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of CIVICUS, a worldwide membership organization of civil society organizations, and as a Commissioner of the Commission on Globalization convened by State of the World Forum.

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