Winnie Byanyima

Undersecretary-General of the United Nations; Executive Director, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

More than 30 years of experience in political leadership, diplomacy and humanitarian engagement. Recognized expert on women's rights. Formerly: Executive Director, Oxfam International; Director of Gender and Development at the United Nations Development Programme and the African Union Commission; 10 years as Member of Ugandan Parliament. Founder, Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE), which champions women's equal participation in decision-making in Uganda. Currently, UNAIDS Executive Director and Undersecretary-General of the United Nations.

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