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Anny Andaryati

Anny Andaryati

Anny Andaryati is Indonesian, currently based in the UK. She works to mainstream gender into green economy and resource management to increase gender and ecological justice. She believes that structural gender inequality needs to be addressed to assure gender equality and equity, the successful transition to a green economy and the achievement of sustainable development. In the absence of gender sensitive policies, green economy initiatives such as ecotourism may increase existing gender inequities and endanger overall sustainability. Anny is a board member of The Samdhana…

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Shaheen Akram

Shaheen Akram

A highly motivated and business-focused senior diversity professional, Shaheen Akram has led Diversity & Inclusion efforts globally, regionally and nationally across different geographies in a range of business sectors, including financial and manufacturing. Up until 2015 Shaheen was Head of GlobalDiversity and Inclusion at a global biopharmaceutical company with over 50,000 employees working in 100 countries worldwide. Shaheen led the development and implementation of the company’s global Diversity & Inclusion strategy designed to support the business through the promotion of an inclusive culture in which the diversity…

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Diana McIntyre-Pike

Diana McIntyre-Pike

Diana McIntyre-Pike is an hotelier, entrepreneur, consultant and trainer internationally recognized as the pioneer of Community Tourism. Educated in England, Germany and Jamaica in Hotel, Tourism and Environmental Management, she has 44 years’ experience and has held numerous posts in the tourism industry.  She is President/Founder of the Countrystyle Community Tourism Network in Jamaica and has built the Villages as Businesses programme to empower member villages through tour design, training, management and marketing support to profit from community tourism. The resulting…

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Gavin Bate

Gavin Bate

Gavin grew up in England and Western Australia and studied English literature in Northern Ireland before embarking on many years of travel, mostly in developing countries, during which he worked as an aid driver in east Africa, as an expedition guide and also scrapping ships on the beaches of India and Pakistan. He also lived in the slums of Nairobi and worked as a teacher for several years, also building clinics and schools with the money he raised as a…

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Arzu Kutucu Ozenen

Arzu Kutucu Ozenen

Arzu Kutucu Ozenen is founder and Chairperson of Yesil Valiz Association for Responsible Tourism, anassociation promoting responsible tourism in Turkey. Arzu graduated in law from Ankara University. Having been interested in community development since university years, she has participated in several civil society activities. With the intention to be a part of change for a better future for all, she focused on educational opportunities for the disadvantaged groups. Rural young women, who were far more disadvantaged than any other group, became the top priority…

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Angela Hadjipateras

Angela Hadjipateras

Angela has worked on gender equality issues since the early 1990s. First, as Founder/Director of the Central America Women’s Network, which was established in 1991 to promote social justice and equality for women in the Central America region. After obtaining a Master’s Degree in Gender and Development at the Institute for Development Studies in 1994, she was employed as Gender Policy Adviser and Researcher for ACORD, a pan-African international NGO. During her 12-year employment with ACORD, she conducted research and…

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