Madrid Summit Moderators
Dau García Dauder
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).
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.
Co-founder of the Fundación porCausa and editor of El País's blog '3500 Million'.
Co-founder of the Fundación porCausa and editor of El País's blog '3500 Million'. Gonzalo Fanjul is a researcher and activist against poverty. Co-founder and research director of the journalistic Fundación porCausa, and also as director of policy analysis at the Institute of Global Health in Barcelona. He is an associate researcher at the British think tank Institute for Overseas Development and co-editor of the 3500 Million blog in newspaper EL PAÍS, in which he received the FAO 2012 Prize. Publications in the field of international development, migration, food security and relations Countries.
Patrick van der Pas
Civil and Human Rights Program Coordinator
Civil and Human Rights Program Coordinator for several international organizations and has created a specialization in marginalized sexual orientated groups and gender identities. Nowadays he is also secretary of the Human Rights Committee of InterPride and member of InterPride's WorldPride committee. Van der Pas has started as co-founder of a foundation for the LGBTQI+ youth community in Maastricht (Netherlands) and was the originator of the International LGBT Student Day.
Besides these activities, van der Pas also organized events, hosted workshops, did more focused orientated researches and wrote publications on specific sexually marginalized groups and problems that these groups face.
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.
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.
Isidro García Nieto
Social worker and sex and couple therapist.
Social worker and sex and couples therapist. Co-founder and Manager of Fundación Daniela. Professor in Fundación Sexpol's Master in Sexology and Gender. Since 2005 he has also developed his work in the LGTBI Program of the Ministry of Social Affairs in the Community of Madrid (PIAHT). He is an LGBTI member of the Comisiones Obreras union and one of its representatives at the European forums on sexual diversity in the workplace.
He is also a member of the Diversity and Gender Association and co-founder of SAVI (Service of Attention to Intra-Gender Violence). Awarded the collective pen in the year 2013 by FELGTB in recognition for his job in the LGTBI collective. He is a specialist in a wide variety of specialized interventions with the LGTB collective and author of several publications.
Prof. Titular de Lógica y Filosofía de la Ciencia
Logic and Philosophy of Science Professor at the UAM. He has developed his research in Logic and Theory of Computation, fields in which he has published as much articles of investigation as books and manuals. More recently he has devoted his attention to the political structure of the Network and the study of the behavior of social networks designing tools that analyze the homophobic language in them.
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".
Activist. Graduated in Political Science.
Babs began her activism in the university association of U. Autónoma de Madrid, UAMentiende, in which she has been president for 3 years and in which she still participates. She is also part of Collective Disoriented, antimonosexist self-organized assembly, in addition to other groups and projects. Her activism focuses on feminist and sexual diversity and gender issues, especially with regard to plurisexualities and non-monosexual subjectivities. She graduated in Political Science.
Maria Caterina La Barbera
Law Professor at the Universidad Nebrija in Madrid.
Law Professor at the Universidad Nebrija in Madrid. PhD in Human Rights from the University of Palermo, Italy. She has experience in teaching and researching at institutions such as the University of California-Berkeley, the Center for Political and Constitutional Studies; And the Carlos III University of Madrid. Her line of research encompasses critical studies of law and public policy and addresses human rights at the intersection between gender equality and cultural diversity, and the material and discursive conflicts that are articulated around these two fundamental axes. She has numerous publications in magazines and chapters of books on these subjects. She is the author of the monograph "Multicentered Feminism" and has edited the volumes "Identity and Migration in Europe" and "Equality of gender and non discrimination in Spain".
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.