Helen Clark founder GWL voices changeandinclusion 1
Irina Bokova founder GWL voices changeandinclusion 1
Susana Malcorra

GWL Voices are global women leaders who have demonstrated a deep commitment to the improvement of conditions for humanity through our contributions in a multilateral environment and we have joined our forces as GWL Voices for Change and Inclusion


Helen Clark

Former Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1999 to 2008, and Director General of the United Nations Development Program from 2009 to 2017.

Irina Bokova

Former  Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria and Director General of UNESCO from 2009 to 2017.

Susana Malcorra

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship of the Argentine Republic from 2016 to 2017 and Chief of Staff of the Secretary General of the United Nations from 2012 to 2015.

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Executive Director

María Fernanda Espinosa 

President of the seventy-third session of the General Assembly, has more than 20 years of multilateral experience in international negotiations, peace, security, defence, disarmament, human rights, indigenous peoples, gender equality, sustainable development, environment, biodiversity, climate change and multilateral cooperation. She has served Ecuador as Minister of Foreign Affairs (twice), Minister of National Defence, and Coordinating Minister of Natural and Cultural Heritage.

GWL Voices members

The Cultural Diversity of our Voices

Through our professional careers, we have contributed significantly to the multilateral agendas to promote humanitarian assistance, advocate for human rights principles and normative policies, advance sustainable development, and seek solutions to the world’s most complex conflicts and challenges.

GWL Voices Members List