Speakers Madrid Summit
Director of Culture and Identity at SAP Global Diversity and Inclusion Office.
Director of Culture and Identity at SAP Global Diversity and Inclusion Office. He is globally responsible for the areas of Culture and Ethnicity and the LGBT group and is the main contact for more than 80 SAP employee networks around the world. At the same time, Castro has led networks of employees in different organizations and is a recognized expert within the LGBT community in the company, being the co-founder and coordinator of REDI, the Business Network for LGBTI Diversity and Inclusion in Spain.
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.
Executive Director, Kuchu Times Uganda
The founder and the long-term executive director of Freedom and Roam Uganda. She works as a queer feminist, fighting for the rights of LGBT persons not only in Uganda but in Africa as a whole.
Kasha has amassed a number of awards and recognition for her resilience in fighting for equality and freedoms of sexual minorities. She currently runs the only LGBTI magazine on the African continent and an online Television and Radio focusing on issues of lgbti and women’s rights.
In 2010, she was elected the most inspiring queer woman in the world by the Velvetpark Magazine. In 2011, she was listed on the Women Deliver 100 list, as well as among the 50 most inspiring Feminists women in Africa. In the same year Kasha was awarded The Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders. In 2013 she was Awarded the Nuremberg International Human rights award.
She has continued to live in Uganda and she was among the petitioners that challenged the anti-homosexuality law in the constitutional court that later nullified the law.
Professeur à l'Université d'Amiens, France.
Professor at Amiens University. Philosopher and a Socioliogist. He is the author of Michel Foucault, Reflexiones sobre la cuestion gay, Una moral de lo minoritario, Escapar del psicoanalisis o Regreso a Reims.
Social educator with more than 40 years of profession and Honorary President of the General Council of Colleges of Educators and Social Educators. President and Founder of the Foundation Twenty-sixth of December with a pioneering project of Psycho-Social and Socioeducational Center of attention to older people LGTB in Madrid. Member of the Sectorial Council of Older People of the City of Madrid. Expert in Childhood Policy and in Drug Addiction and HIV / AIDS.
BARRANCO AVILES, MARIA CARMEN
PhD in Law from Universidad Carlos III in Madrid
She has a PhD in Law from Universidad Carlos III in Madrid since 1999. Since 2003, she is currently a Philosophy Professor of Law at this University. From 2004 until 2006 she was the Philosophy Professor of Law studies at the University of Alcalá.
She has lectured on Theory of Law, Philosophy of Law, Fundamental Rights, Legal Argumentation and Ethics of Professions and Organizations.
Doctor in medicine and surgery. Associate Professor at Rey Juan Carlos I University.
Specialist in genital reconstruction surgery for transsexual people. He is associate professor at Public University Rey Juan Carlos in the Department of Human Anatomy. Also specialized in Forensic and Legal Medicine by the Universidad Complutense of Madrid.
He has been a member of the Board of Directors in Illustrious Medical Association of Madrid until 2008 and General Director at Health Training Foundation until 2011..
Journalist and part of the founding team at ElDiario.es
Journalist and part of the founding team at ElDiario.es in 2012. She has Dedicated especially to economic and social issues, in February 2014 launched the blog of everyday machismo: Micromachismos. That initiative earned her the Non-Sexist Communication Award from the Association of Women Journalists of Catalonia in 2015 and the March 8 award from the Feminist Network of Albacete in 2016. She worked at the first Spanish news agency with a gender perspective: AmecoPress. She is co-author of several books on communication and gender.
Sexual rights and HIV/AIDS activist.
Sexual rights and HIV/AIDS activist. He is a co-founder of HELEM, the first LGBT organization in the MENA region; board member and founder of MARSA, a comprehensive sexual health clinic in Beirut (Lebanon); founder and currently executive director of AFE, the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality, whose mission is to encourage and support activists working for sexual rights and gender equality in the MENA region.
AFE’s main activities are in capacity building to support a healthy culture of gender & sexual activism in the Arab world, regional networking, and security and protection. In addition, AFE maintains a resource center, where it conducts research on gender and sexuality across different countries of the MENA region.
CARRASCO, JUAN MANUEL
Stimulant of the FELGTB's Education Task Force
Since April 2016 he has been involved in the revitalization of the FELGTB's Education Task Force. Since 2012, she has been collaborating in COGAM by providing workshops for the prevention of LGBT-phobic school bullying and suicide risk in LGBT adolescents. Volunteer trainer and teacher in "Education in affective-sexual diversity and gender identities (DSG)".
Collaborator in the research "LGBT-phobia in the classroom 2015. Do we educate in sexual-affective diversity?" And "LGBT-phobic cyberbullying. New forms of intolerance" by COGAM-ILGA.
National LGBT Federation Chair of Research & Policy
Psychologist and activist based in Galway on the West coast of Ireland. He is Chair of the Research and Policy Sub-Committee of the National LGBT Federation. He has also contributed to the Yes Equality campaign, to the development of the first LGBT Staff Network at the National University of Ireland and he is a member of the administration group for Bi+ Ireland.
Noone holds a PhD from NUI Galway and a masters from the University of Leiden. He has contributed research on a wide range of topics broadly related to wellbeing including the cognitive effects of mindfulness, citizen consultation for the design of well-being measures, financial stress in dairy farmers, emotional intelligence in pregnant women, and sexual counselling for patients in cardiac rehabilitation.
Activist and human rights defender.
Transgender activist woman in El Salvador and human rights defender of the trans people and LGBTI people in this country. Leads the communications area of the Association Communicating and Empowering Trans Women with and without HIV: COMCAVIS TRANS. From there, she has participated in the construction of inclusive public policies for LGBTI people and made visible the situation of violence and discrimination that they suffer.