WorldPride Madrid 2017
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Madrid Summit Moderators

Paula Ibañez

Paula Ibañez

Jurist. Jurist (International Protection, Gender Violence and Criminal Law). Attorney specializing in...
Esteban Paulon

Esteban Paulon

Assistant secretary in Policies of Sexual Diversity at Santa Fe Government and vice president of the...
Eduardo Gestido

Eduardo Gestido

Activist. Young activist for the LGTBI rights , specialized in the struggle for the transsexual people...
Ben Owen

Ben Owen

Activist, International Inclusive/Gay Rugby Community. Activist, International Inclusive/Gay Rugby Community....
Marta Garchitorena

Marta Garchitorena

Trainer and adviser in education, gender and diversity. Graduated in Sociology by the UCM and graduated...
Dau García Dauder

Dau García Dauder

Social Psychologist Social Psychologist, social psychology professor at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos...
Francisco Polo

Francisco Polo

Social Entrepreneur. Founder of Actuable. Social Entrepreneur. Founder of Actuable. He is currently...
Manuel Ródenas

Manuel Ródenas

Lawyer and activist LGBTQI. Lawyer and activist LGBTQI. President of the Association of Lawyers against...
Dra. Ana García-Arroyo

Dra. Ana García-Arroyo

Dra. Ana García-Arroyo She holds a doctorate in English philology and post graduated in postcolonial...
Jesus López Gil

Jesus López Gil

Practice lawyer specialized in Human Rights and social activist. Practice lawyer specialized in Human...
Martina González Veiga

Martina González Veiga

Psychologist. Psychologist specialized in sexual and gender diversity, sexologist and couple therapist....
Marta García-Valenzuela

Marta García-Valenzuela

She leads the practice of Diversity in Talengo, becoming in recent years the signing of a reference in...
  • Paula Ibañez
  • Esteban Paulon
  • Eduardo Gestido
  • Ben Owen
  • Marta Garchitorena
  • Dau García Dauder
  • Francisco Polo
  • Manuel Ródenas
  • Dra. Ana García-Arroyo
  • Jesus López Gil
  • Martina González Veiga
  • Marta García-Valenzuela
  • Paula Ibañez

    Jurist.

    Jurist (International Protection, Gender Violence and Criminal Law). Attorney specializing in international protection, gender violence and criminal law. She is currently an instructor in the Office of Asylum and Refuge of Spain.


  • Esteban Paulon

    Assistant secretary in Policies of Sexual Diversity at Santa Fe Government and vice president of the Argentine LGBT Federation.

    Assistant secretary in Policies of Sexual Diversity at Santa Fe Government and vice president of the Argentine LGBT Federation. Responsible for designing and implementing public policies aimed to promote inclusion and LGBTI equality, marked in the actions of the Secretariat of Social Policies at the provincial Ministry of Social Development.

    Parliamentary Secretary of the Socialist Party. Director in the XIV International Congress of Educating Cities and Coordinator of Social Communication. Editor and coordinator in the Public Policy program in the LGBT Citizenship Plan on the Gender Identity Law.


    @epaulonlgbt Esteban.Paulon

  • Eduardo Gestido

    Activist.

    Young activist for the LGTBI rights , specialized in the struggle for the transsexual people in the Canary Islands. His interest in volunteering and empathizing with the community is because it is his struggle as well. He began his reassignment path more than twelve years ago. He was the coordinator of the first support group for trans boys from Tenerife and is currently a member of the first association of transsexual people in the Canaries (Aperttura association), which belongs to the Platform for Trans rights, with whom he went to the European Parliament to defend The rights of the trans collective in the islands. From We have participated in the area of Equality and LGTBI, and in the Young Circle of Tenerife.


  • Ben Owen

    Activist, International Inclusive/Gay Rugby Community.

    Activist, International Inclusive/Gay Rugby Community. Former Secretary General of the European Parliament Rugby Union Intergroup; Deputy Coordinator of Union Cup 2015 and 2017, the Europe’s largest Inclusive Rugby Tournament.

    As part of his work he has worked with national rugby federations to sign anti-discrimination agreements, introduce training for coaches and referees, launch awareness campaigns and look to form a model at an institutional level for tackling discrimination in rugby, that can be followed by other sports where LGBT+phobia is sadly more prominent.

    The Union Cup 2017 is the largest sporting component for the World Pride Madrid 2017. Europe’s largest inclusive rugby tournament was this year hosted by the Madrid Titanes RFC from 28-30 April and saw more than 1000 players and supporters from 30 different European teams participate in a 3 day event across the city. This year the Madrid Titanes took the unprecedented step of inviting South Africa’s Jozi Cats, the only inclusive rugby team in Africa, to the European tournament in recognition of the hard work they are doing on the continent and to help raise their visibility at home.


  • Marta Garchitorena

    Trainer and adviser in education, gender and diversity.

    Graduated in Sociology by the UCM and graduated in Social and Cultural Anthropology (UB, 2002). Master's in "Affective-Sexual Education" (UAH, 2008) and "Empowerment and leadership of women in development projects" (AECID, 2012). She has participated as a researcher in the report "Youth LGTB" (FELGTB, 2009) and "Homophobic school bullying and risk of suicide" (COGAM-FELGTB, 2012), has made formations for Syracuse University, UR, UCM, UA, between Other and various entities and municipalities. Since 2012, she is responsible for the social initiative area of the Madrid cooperative, advising and coordinating projects on awareness raising and training on education, gender and diversity.

  • Dau García Dauder

    Social Psychologist

    Social Psychologist, social psychology professor at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid. Much of their active and investigative activity is centered on the struggles against the violence of the sex / gender doubles. They collaborated with OII at its inception (International Organization of Intersexuales), translating texts into Spanish, and accompanied support groups with different intersexual variations. He has published several materials on intersexualities: on the representation of intersexuality in the media (in the book Cartografías del cuerpo, 2014, ed. Cátedra), on the effects of the change of name "intersex a DSD" (in Bodies and Differences , In the magazine Intereses), or on psychosocial care in intersexual variations (in the journal Universitas Psychologica).


  • Francisco Polo

    Social Entrepreneur. Founder of Actuable.

    Social Entrepreneur. Founder of Actuable. He is currently working on his next project in which he wants to articulate a new vision on the future for the Spanish economy based on the development of talent through education, science and entrepreneurship. His goal is to contribute to make Spain a source of employment and talent for all. On September 2010 he founded Actuable.es, the fastest growing petition platform in history; Technological start-up. Actuable joined Change.org in May 2012. Francisco Polo became director of Change.org in 2011 in Spain. Platform of petitions of the world. Later, he created the campaign "Say no to cluster bombs" with which he managed to end the manufacture of these illegal weapons in Spain.

    Awarded as "Entrepreneur of the Year" by Emprendedores magazine, the Entrepreneurial Talent Award from the financial newspaper CincoDías or the Baeza Diversa award, given to people who have contributed to the defense and promotion of LGTB rights.


  • Manuel Ródenas

    Lawyer and activist LGBTQI.

    Lawyer and activist LGBTQI. President of the Association of Lawyers against Hate Crimes and director of the Eddy Foundation, the first shelter in Spain for lgtbphobic victims, aimed at young people suffering from violence in their family home for reasons of sexual orientation and gender identity, within a personal program of psychosocial and labor support. In 2012, he was elected Best Lawyer LGTBIQ in Washington, USA. He is the author of several socio-legal studies such as "Islamic World and Homosexuality. Sociological and juridical study", "The needs of the LGBT population in the municipality of Madrid" and "Corpus Jurídico de la familia homoparental".


  • Dra. Ana García-Arroyo

    Dra. Ana García-Arroyo

    She holds a doctorate in English philology and post graduated in postcolonial literature and culture studies. Specialized writer in Indian civilization with works on the sexual alternatives of India or the history of the women in the country, among others. She is also a literature professor at the Rovira i Virgili University in Tarragona.


  • Jesus López Gil

    Practice lawyer specialized in Human Rights and social activist.

    Practice lawyer specialized in Human Rights and social activist. Member of the Board at the Association of Lawyers against Hate Crimes and worker in the Movement against Intolerance.


  • Martina González Veiga

    Psychologist.

    Psychologist specialized in sexual and gender diversity, sexologist and couple therapist. Dedicated to scientific divulgation until in 2011 she decides to found her own Center of Sexology Con Mucho Gusto! In the city of Santiago de Compostela. Graduate in Psychology in the specialty of Clinic by the USC, accredited as General Sanitary Psychologist, Master of Sexology, Sexual and Couple Therapy by the Kaplan Institute and the Andalusian Institute of Psychology and Sexology, Graduate in Sexual and Couple Growth, Specialist in Intervention and Psychological Accompaniment in Sexual and Gender Diversity. Member of the International Society of Specialists in Sexology (SISEX). Member of the Division of Clinical and Health Psychology of the General Council of Psychology of Spain. Member of the Galician Association of Communication of Scientific and Technological Culture (AGC CCT). Collaborator of various media, for two years she has a fixed section in the Galician public radio (RTVG).


  • Marta García-Valenzuela

    She leads the practice of Diversity in Talengo, becoming in recent years the signing of a reference in the strategic management of diversity in the search for managers, leadership advice and advice to councils.

    She leads the practice of Diversity in Talengo, becoming in recent years the signing of a reference in the strategic management of diversity in the search for managers, leadership advice and advice to councils. She began her professional career in the area of selection and evaluation in an international consultancy, coordinating teams in Madrid and Barcelona. In 2011, she joined Talengo to develop the practice of diversity in its three key dimensions, gender, culture and generational. Under her leadership, Talengo has developed diversity management projects based on the organizational diagnosis provided by a diversity audit. She has created diversity committees, has formed ambassadors for diversity and has developed projects of cultural transformation from the inclusive leadership model. She has also accompanied the executives in their international trajectory, sensitizing them in the different ways of doing business and in a correct adaptation to the culture of the destination country, to guarantee the success of the international operations.


    @martagvalenzuel

  • Paula Ibañez
  • Esteban Paulon
  • Eduardo Gestido
  • Ben Owen
  • Marta Garchitorena
  • Dau García Dauder
  • Francisco Polo
  • Manuel Ródenas
  • Dra. Ana García-Arroyo
  • Jesus López Gil
  • Martina González Veiga
  • Marta García-Valenzuela
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