Sharan Burrow

Sharan Burrow was elected General Secretary of the ITUC at its Second World Congress in Vancouver, June 2010. Prior to this, she held the position of ITUC President since its Founding Congress in Vienna (November 2006) and the position of ICFTU President since its...

María Fernanda Espinosa

María Fernanda Espinosa was President of the United Nations General Assembly. In Ecuador, she served twice as Minister of Foreign Affairs (2007-2008 & 2017-2018), Minister of Defense (2012-2014), and Minister of Cultural and Natural Heritage (2009-2012). Espinosa...

Susana Malcorra

Susana Malcorra became Dean of the IE School of Public and Global Affairs in March  2020.  She was Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship of the Argentine Republic from  December 2015 to July 2017. After her resignation as Foreign Minister, she was  appointed...

Noeleen Heyzer

Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, a social scientist, was Under-Secretary General of the United Nations (2007-2015). She was the first woman to serve as the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific since its founding in 1947. Under her...