UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide.
About UN Women
UN Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director Sima Bahous
Ms. Sima Sami Bahous became UN Women’s third Executive Director on 30 September 2021. A champion for women and girls, gender equality, and youth empowerment, as well as a keen advocate for quality education, poverty alleviation, and inclusive governance, Ms. Bahous brings to the position more than 35 years of leadership experience at the grassroots, national, regional, and international levels, coupled with expertise in advancing women’s empowerment and rights, addressing discrimination and violence, and promoting sustainable socio-economic development towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Deputy Regional Director
Cecilia Alemany, Deputy Regional Director of UN Women for the Americas and the Caribbean Cecilia Alemany is the Deputy Regional Director of UN Women for the Americas and the Caribbean, PhD candidate in Economics at Complutense University of Madrid and in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies at UIB. She holds a Master's degree in International Foresight from Paris V and a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from the University of the Republic, Uruguay. She has been an advisor to the...
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