This webseminar will reflect on experiences of perceived differences and commona-lities among different generations of feminists to come to concrete suggestions on how to improve our collective work.
With the large scale street protests that have been visible in the past years, such as the Women’s Strike, Ni Una di Meno, Black Lives Matter and climate change protests, many women and others joined feminist activism for the first time in their lives. They joined the many feminists that enabled new groups to build on previous activism.
This webseminar will be in English with Spanish and French interpretation.
Marlize Andre, is a medical student, transgender woman from South Africa where she began her advocacy work. Currently she is involved in activism in Germany as a part of International Women Space’s Break isolation group. She’s also partnered with several NGOs search us LesMigras and Casá Kua. Focusing on racism, Transgender rights and refugee rights. Listen to a recent podcast with her.
Srilatha Batliwala, is senior advisor knowledge building with CREA (Creating Resources for Empowerment in Action), She has also designed and taught CREA’s leadership building institutes for (young) feminist activists in South Asia, East Africa, the Middle East and North Africa. Previous work has been with AWID (Association for Women’s Rights in Development), Harvard University’s Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Ford Foundation, and over twenty years in grassroots work in India, contributing to building large-scale grassroots women’s movements.
Twasiima (Trica) Bigirwa, is a feminist writer, lawyer and activist, who has worked tirelessly to shift public perception of minoritized people in Uganda for several years. She currently works for Segal Family Foundation where she drives its strategy and oversees grantmaking in Uganda. She also serves as a part of the Board of Trustees at Womankind Worldwide and is on the advisory committee of FRIDA, the Young Feminist Fund. And her work a author consists of for example, many articles on African Feminism.
Silke Steinhilber, activist researcher on transformative feminist policies and independent consultant providing research, evaluation, capacity development for gender justice, based in Germany. In addition to publishing many articles, she has worked with, among others: UN Economic Commission for Europe, UNICEF, UNDP, UN Women, ILO, the World Bank, Council of Europe, trade unions, women’s organizations and other CSOs.