Board


Barbara Klugman – South Africa (Chair)

Brigid Inder – New Zealand (Executive Director)
Brigid Inder is the Executive Director of the Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice. She has 25 years of experience working in the international justice, human rights and health fields as a strategic leader and activist for women’s human rights and gender equality. 

Ms. Inder has led the development of the organisation’s strategic initiatives including its legal programme, peace negotiation efforts, documentation programme on gender-based crimes in armed conflicts and assessing the impact of violence on women and girls. Ms. Inder is an internationally recognised expert and political adviser to numerous United Nations conferences, global negotiations, election campaigns, political and legal advocacy strategies for accountability before the International Criminal Court, domestic Courts and other transitional justice initiatives. She has worked in the Asia-Pacific and Africa regions particularly in Bangladesh, the Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan and Uganda. 

Ms. Inder is the immediate past President of the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) and served on its’ Board of Directors from 2004 – 2010. She was previously the Executive Director of the YWCA of Aotearoa-New Zealand; Manager of HIV/AIDS Services and Programmes at the AIDS Council of NSW (ACON), the largest HIV/AIDS organisation in Australia; and the Director of Combined Community Legal Centres New South Wales. 

Brigid Inder has authored and co-authored numerous women’s rights articles and publications including the Gender Report Card on the ICC (2005-2011, co-authored); The ICC, Child Soldiers and Gender Justice (November 2011), and Partners for Gender Justice (chapter, forthcoming publication 2012).

Gabrielle McIntyre – Australia (Treasurer)

Wanda Nowicka – Poland (Member)

The Board members do not receive any remuneration or compensation for their fulfillment of their function. The Board members only receive a reimbursement for their expenses. The remuneration of the Executive Director is set and approved by the Board.