Brita Fernandez Schmidt
Women for Women International - UK
Brita Fernandez Schmidt is the Executive Director of Women for Women International – UK and is a dedicated advocate and promoter of women’s empowerment, women’s rights and equality. Shefrequently writes about the challenges women face all over the world in the context of poverty and conflict and is a public speaker on these issues. Brita has led several influential women’s organisations and networks. She currently runs Women for Women International - UK as Executive Director, is the Vice President for Europe & External Relations and has worked at the organisation for 11 years. Brita is also the Chair of Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS).