Speakers Madrid Summit
Profesional de Recursos Humanos.
Professional in Human Resource specialized in talent attraction, change management processes and development programs. Responsible for the different talent attraction programs and the Diversity and Inclusion area of Vodafone.
Social Worker at the Pontifical University of Comillas. Social Mediator by the Official School of Madrid Master of Gender in absence of Thesis.
Social Worker, social mediator, feminist and social activist since 1996. Chair of the Committee on Sexual Affective Diversity, Gender Identity and Disability of CERMI State. President and Co-founder of the Onubense Association of Women with Disabilities. President and co-founder of the Andalusian Federation of Associations of Women with Disabilities. FAMDISA President of the Federation of Persons with Disabilities in Huelva Cocemfe Huelva.
Secretary of the Confederation of Persons with Disabilities in Andalusia Cocemfe Andalusia Andalusian, Managing Director of the Governing Board of National Cocemfe, Vice-President of the Andalusian Council for the Participation of Women during the years 2013-2015 and member of the Andalusian Observatory of Violence. Member of the Scientific Committee of the Congress for the Study of Violence against Women.
Intervening expert in the Andalusian Parliament for the elaboration of laws such as the Law for Equality, the Law against gender violence, and the Transexuality Law of Andalusia. She has suffered from disability since the age of 4.
Co-chair of IGLYO.
Co-chair of IGLYO. Postgraduate psychodrama psychotherapy student, queer feminist and activist from Belgrade, Serbia. They hold a Bachelor degree in Andragogy (Adult education) and are an experienced youth worker and trainer. They have been mostly working with high school and university students, as well as adults and also have experience working with children who work and/or live on the streets. Joksimovic is member of ALTERO- Association for personal training, education, development and empowerment, and actively participates in its work, especially using forum theatre technique to tackle LGBTIQ issues and multiple forms of oppression.
General Linguistics Professor at the University of León and Member at the Royal Spanish Academ.
General Linguistics Professor at the University of León and member of the Real Academia Española since 2008. Director of the "Spanish to the Day" Department at RSA and Advisory Board member of Fundéu. Academic correspondent at the Academies of Chile, Panama and Cuba.
He is the author of more than twenty books and about 150 research articles. He has directed about twenty research projects, as well as many doctoral theses and numerous national and international courses and congresses.
Fundadot de StartOut
U.S. entrepreneur and author who is best known as the founder of the national entrepreneurship organization StartOut, as well as the founder of the company FamilyByDesign, focused on modern family development and a resource for those interested in finding a “parenting partner”.
In December 2013, Business Insider named Spedale one of the “Most Important Gay People”. In 2008, he co-founded the media company A-List Global Media LLC. In 2009 Spedale conceived of and founded StartOut, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering and developing entrepreneurship in the LGBT community. StartOut currently has over 20,000 participants nationwide and its Annual Entrepreneurship Awards has honored LGBT entrepreneurs such as Peter Thiel and Tim Gill.
Hispanic Philologist. Gema Baños Palacios studied Hispanic Studies.
Hispanic Philologist. She completed the Hispanic Studies: Spanish Language and Literature degree at the Autonomous University of Madrid, a master's degree in Literary Studies at the Complutense University of Madrid, and is currently studying the doctoral program of Literary Studies at the same University with research titled: Abolished body: autobiography and self-portrait in the creation of women in the 60s and 70s. She has participated as a communicator in congresses such as «IX Audem International Congress. Women of Letters: Pioneers in Art, Essay and Education "(UM, 2016)," III Conference on Literary Research: Breaking the barriers of the text "(UAM, 2016) and the" I International Congress of Young Investigators " (UCO, 2017).
Among her creative works are the collections of poems Morada y Plata (Ebediziones, 2013), Companeros del Crimen (Parallel Editions, 2014) and Thirty-six Women (The Tailor of Apollinaire, 2016). Her poems have appeared in magazines like Nayagua or Chéjere and in anthologies such as Nacer in another time (Renaissance, 2016) and Odyssey poetic (Legados, 2016).
Maria Belén Correa
Founder and Director at Trans Argentina Memory Archive.
Founder and Director at Trans Argentina Memory Archive. Trans Activist from Argentina, Founder of ATTTA 1993 and Chair of ATTTA 1995/2002, founder of REDLACTRANS 2004. She is the first trans woman from Argentina with political asylum in the USA 2004. Founder of transempowerment New York 2005 and Cochair of Mateando Grupo Argentino Uruguayo de LGTB people living in New York. Today she is working in the Archives of Trans Memory (Argentina), is a member of the LGBT Federation of Argentina and Cosmopolitrans, a group of people in Germany.
Head of Global Marketing Planning EU & Director German United in Pride Lead on eBay.
Head of Global Marketing Planning EU & Director German United in Pride Lead on eBay. He joined eBay in Berlin 12 years ago and is currently director of the European Marketing plan for all eBay digital channels and also directs the eBay LGBT group in Germany: "United in Pride". Carlos is a telecommunications engineer and holds an MBA from IESE.
Andre du Plessis
He is ILGA’s Head of UN Programme and Advocacy, assisting LGBTI organizations from around the world to engage with the various facets of the United Nations systems.
He is ILGA’s Head of UN Programme and Advocacy, assisting LGBTI organizations from around the world to engage with the various facets of the United Nations systems. Prior to ILGA, he worked on the human rights compliance of private military contractors in conflict zones, and as a Human Rights Officer in Special Procedures at the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. André is from South Africa and is an English solicitor with experience in the Corporate and Financial Services sectors. He grew up in Zambia, the UK and India, studied law at Cambridge University and University College London.
Miguel Edu Edu Nchama
President and founder at Gay Africains Emigration.
President and founder at Gay Africains Emigration. He was born in Equatorial Guinea, but raised in Gabon. After returning to Guinea he was a professional athlete until he had to flee the country because of the harassment of the government and society, when his relationship with a boy was discovered, who subsequently committed suicide. He fled to Spain, where after great difficulties and three years of waiting he was able to obtain refuge because of his sexual orientation. Now he is dedicated to helping other African boys in the same situation and to fight against homophobia and transphobia in Africa and around the world.
Civic hacker and Taiwan’s Digital Minister in charge of Open Government.
Civic hacker and Taiwan’s Digital Minister in charge of Open Government, is known for revitalizing global open source communities such as Perl and Haskell. Tang actively contributes to Taiwan’s g0v (“gov-zero”), a vibrant community focusing on creating tools for the civil society, with the call to “fork the government”.
In the public sector, Tang served on Taiwan national development council’s open data committee and K-12 curriculum committee; and led the country’s first e-Rulemaking project. In the private sector, Audrey worked as a consultant with Apple on computational linguistics, with Oxford University Press on crowd lexicography, and with Socialtext on social interaction design.
President of the Association LGTBIPOL Agents of the Authority for Diversity.
National Police since 2011. President of the Association LGTBIPOL Agents of the Authority for Diversity since 2016. Activist for LGBTI community and propeller for the visibility of the community in all areas both social and labor. From LGTBIPOL they want to establish a connection line more specialized and sensitized that can unite police corporations, both national police, municipal police and civil guard with the Lgtbi collective to achieve excellent treatment in all their new process to citizens whatever their requirement or need. Working in the training and information for professionals of FORCES AND SECURITY BODIES as well as with the associations and institutions that require our services.