Fabrice Houdart | @HoudartUN | Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Fabrice works on the Free & Equal campaign, an unprecedented United Nations global public education campaign for LGBTI equality. He also leads a project on global standards of conduct for business on tackling LGBTI discrimination, with over 100 signatories to date. Previously Fabrice worked at the World Bank, managing a grant providing the first estimate of the economic costs of homophobia as well as socioeconomic surveys of LGBTI people. He holds a BA in economics and management from Dauphine University in Paris and an MBA from American University in D.C. He serves on the board of Alturi and is a trustee of ICWA. He lives in New York with twin sons Maxime and Eitan.
Siri May | @Siri_May_ | UN Program Coordinator, OutRight Action International
Siri holds a career dedicated to social justice, with over 15 years experience working for nonprofits and government agencies in the areas of human rights and public health. She previously served with the Australian Human Rights Commission and had a long career in the Australian nonprofit sector dedicated to LGBT health and HIV. Siri has served on the boards of The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, ACON, The Anwernekenhe National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander HIV/AIDS Alliance, and the NSW Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby. She holds a Bachelor of Economic & Social Sciences from the University of Sydney and is completing her Masters of Law with Monash University in Australia.
Clara Rita "Claire" A. Padilla | Founder & Executive Director, EnGendeRights
Attorney Claire Padilla founded EnGendeRights, an LGBTI-led organization with a long track record championing the rights to equality and non-discrimination of women and LGBTI persons in the Philippines. She has been practicing law for over 24 years and is known internationally for her work in the fields of gender; gender-based violence; sexual and reproductive health; and sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression. She has helped draft language in non-discrimination bills, argued for LGBTI groups in front of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, and worked at the United Nations to raise LGBTI issues in treaty debates.