WorldPride Madrid 2017
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Speakers Madrid Summit

Vanesa Caballero

Vanesa Caballero

She is one of the great promises of boxing, although she works like gardener. One of the up and coming...
Chester Cortez

Chester Cortez

National Sub-Coordinator at PREVIOS Network, Member of the Coordinating Committee in the LGBTI National...
Ruslana Panukhnyk

Ruslana Panukhnyk

Activist and Director of KyivPride. LGBTI activist since 2012. Since 2016 she has been an Executive...
Sergio Aguado

Sergio Aguado

Responsible for children's policies in the Madrid Committee. Responsible for children's policies at...
Ruth Vargas Rincón

Ruth Vargas Rincón

Anthropologist, with master's degree in Cultural Studies and Doctorate in Humanities. Anthropologist,...
Amaranta Gómez Regalado

Amaranta Gómez Regalado

Indigenous muxhe, activist and social anthropologist. Originally from the city of Juchitán de Zaragoza,...
Pablo Campos

Pablo Campos

Vice President of Stop Violencia de Género Digital. Vice-President of Stop Violencia de Género Digital....
Pablo Ferreyra

Pablo Ferreyra

Deputy of the City President of the Special Commission for Monitoring and Prevention of Institutional...
Apsara Reddy

Apsara Reddy

Political Spokesperson and Senior Editor. Political Spokesperson and Senior Editor. Apsara is one of...
Gema Hassen-Bey

Gema Hassen-Bey

Paralympic fencer medalist and social communicator. She is currently preparing to be the first woman...
Teresa Navazo

Teresa Navazo

Social worker Social worker and founding member of Imagina Más, coordinator of the Trans department...
Michael Dore

Michael Dore

Part of the Project Team of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network. Part of the Project Team of...
  • Vanesa Caballero
  • Chester Cortez
  • Ruslana Panukhnyk
  • Sergio Aguado
  • Ruth Vargas Rincón
  • Amaranta Gómez Regalado
  • Pablo Campos
  • Pablo Ferreyra
  • Apsara Reddy
  • Gema Hassen-Bey
  • Teresa Navazo
  • Michael Dore
  • Vanesa Caballero

    She is one of the great promises of boxing, although she works like gardener.

    One of the up and coming Spanish boxers, although she also works as a gardener. She is from Madrid, competes in the 57kg category and is currently preparing for the Spanish championship. She is one of the few national elite athletes to have come out of the closet to claim visibility and LGBTI rights.


    caballeroromera

  • Chester Cortez

    National Sub-Coordinator at PREVIOS Network, Member of the Coordinating Committee in the LGBTI National Bureau Nicaragua and in he Youth Network of the Political Party MRS.

    National Sub-Coordinator at PREVIOS Network, Member of the Coordinating Committee in the LGBTI National Bureau Nicaragua and in he Youth Network of the Political Party MRS. He began to study Political Science at the National University of San Carlos, Guatemala. He studied International Relations at the Universidad Central de Nicaragua UCN. In 2009 he started a work in the Association of Men Against Violence AHCV, where he coordinated the area of ​​Political Incidence, the same responsibility that he had in 2012 in the Movement of Youth Against Violence in Nicaragua. Chester recently, highlighted his work as founding director of the Metamorphosis Club, where a group of young people have partnered to work for human rights from the focus of new masculinities, sexual and reproductive rights and sexual diversity.


  • Ruslana Panukhnyk

    Activist and Director of KyivPride.

    LGBTI activist since 2012. Since 2016 she has been an Executive Director of KyivPride - the biggest and most visible LGBTI event in Ukraine. Holds a PhD in Political Science from the Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University. In 2013-2017, she was actively involved in advocacy campaigns addressing the important subject of LGBTI rights protection within hate crimes legislation, as well as fighting the introduction of a "propaganda law" in Ukraine and raising visibility of LGBTI people in the country. Previously, she worked for 5 years in humanitarian response sphere, providing assistance to refugees and IDPs in Ukraine.


    @Rue_P ruslana.panukhnyk

  • Sergio Aguado

    Responsible for children's policies in the Madrid Committee.

    Responsible for children's policies at the Madrid Committee. He has developed his professional career in the field of promotion and defense of children's rights, both in international cooperation and humanitarian action programs, and in the promotion of local childhood policies in Spain. He holds a degree in Political Science with a specialization in international relations from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and postgraduate training in international cooperation.


    @SergAguado

  • Ruth Vargas Rincón

    Anthropologist, with master's degree in Cultural Studies and Doctorate in Humanities.

    Anthropologist, with master's degree in Cultural Studies and Doctorate in Humanities. She has participated in various socio-cultural studies, focusing on the reconstruction of memories related to political and social conflicts, with a gender focus. She has also worked for several years on youth issues, paying special attention to the relations between the public sphere, body and regulation / resistance, from feminist and justice approaches.

    She is currently part of the International Youth Agency's work team for Latin America, supporting the definition and implementation of regional programs and initiatives prioritized to strengthen the role of young people as agents of transformation.


  • Amaranta Gómez Regalado

    Indigenous muxhe, activist and social anthropologist. Originally from the city of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico.

    Indigenous muxhe, activist and social anthropologist. Originally from the city of Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca, Mexico. Social activist for over 15 years at local, regional and international levels in Health, Sexuality, ancestral gender identities, human rights and Cultural promotion. Former regional secretariat muxhe / trans ILGA-LAC, for Latin America and the Caribbean. Current regional coordinator of the International Secretariat for Indigenous and Afro-descendant People on HIV / AIDS, Sexuality and Human Rights. Co-Chair of the International Trans.


  • Pablo Campos

    Vice President of Stop Violencia de Género Digital.

    Vice-President of Stop Violencia de Género Digital. IT Expert on Digital Violence. Expert in victim counselling of Digital Violence and cases of Cyber ​​LGTBI-phobia. Graduate in Marketing and Advertising. Performance analyst of digital strategies for websites and social networks, creation and management of new brands and advertising strategies.


    stopvgd

  • Pablo Ferreyra

    Deputy of the City President of the Special Commission for Monitoring and Prevention of Institutional Violence.

    Deputy of the City President of the Special Commission for Monitoring and Prevention of Institutional Violence. Co-author of the law Santa Fé Metro Station - Carlos Jáuregui.


  • Apsara Reddy

    Political Spokesperson and Senior Editor.

    Political Spokesperson and Senior Editor. Apsara is one of India's most respected and well-known transsexual woman who has risen in the ranks of journalism and politics. Armed with a BA degree in Journalism and as a student Body President at Monash University, Australia and an MA in Broadcasting with a special focus on Developmental Economics (City University, London), Apsara has worked with the BBC WORLD SERVICE, Commonwealth Secretariat in London, New Indian Express and Deccan Chronicle. She also writes columns in National newspapers on LGBT rights.

    As a journalist she has covered the Tsunami from Sri Lanka, India and Indonesia. She has also been the voice of LGBT Radio on Joy Melbourne, Australia during her student days in Australia. After her education, Apsara also worked briefly with UNICEF to launch a health campaign across South India. She is an active voice that speaks against violence against women, corruption and is a respected voice on National TV debates. She was in the year 2013 awarded an excellence award by Jaguar Motors.


    apsara.reddy.3

  • Gema Hassen-Bey

    Paralympic fencer medalist and social communicator. She is currently preparing to be the first woman to wheel the top of Kilimanjaro 5,895m.

    Paralympic athlete Gema Hassen-Bey, who won the first fencing medal for our country in the Barcelona Games 92, has taken part in five consecutive Games and was bearer of the torch in the Athens Games 2004. She is now preparing to be the first woman to reach the top of Kilimanjaro in a wheelchair - a physical, technological and social entrepreneurship project promoted by the association Bey proAction, which intends to develop a mountain Handbyke that helps open the sport to inclusive MTB and facilitate the mobility and enjoyment of nature for people with disabilities. Through www.diverscity.es she will share her experiences in this pioneering challenge. Her motto of life is "If you move, the world moves with you", which he hopes can convey that there are no limitations and we can all reach our goals.


  • Teresa Navazo

    Social worker

    Social worker and founding member of Imagina Más, coordinator of the Trans department.


  • Michael Dore

    Part of the Project Team of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network.

    Part of the Project Team of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network. His main work is spreading awareness of asexuality as a valid sexual orientation and helping to build an asexual community in different countries, as well as doing his best as an ally to the wider LGBTQ+ movement. Dore coordinates media requests for the Asexual Visibility and Education Network, and was one of the organisers of the International Asexuality conferences in London 2012 and Toronto 2014. More recently he has worked with the Office of National Statistics (UK) on the 2021 UK census.


  • Vanesa Caballero
  • Chester Cortez
  • Ruslana Panukhnyk
  • Sergio Aguado
  • Ruth Vargas Rincón
  • Amaranta Gómez Regalado
  • Pablo Campos
  • Pablo Ferreyra
  • Apsara Reddy
  • Gema Hassen-Bey
  • Teresa Navazo
  • Michael Dore
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