Beatriz Gonzalez Manchon
Beatriz is Co-Vice President of Global Programs at the Equality Fund, a Canadian-based organization working with a powerful collective of partners to build a new model for sustainable investment in feminist movements globally. She co-leads the Equality Fund’s grantmaking to support the rights of women, girls, and non-binary people. She also manages strategic relationships with Equality Fund consortium partners and the feminist funding ecosystem, including other women’s funds. Beatriz brings two decades of experience working with women’s rights organizations around the world, especially in South East Asia, the Americas, Central Europe, and the Middle East. Prior to joining the Equality Fund, she worked in programming to address injustice and advance women’s human rights with Oxfam Canada, Amnesty International, and the Delegation of European Commission in Thailand, among others. She has a BA in business administration and an MA in gender and development studies from the Asian Institute of Technology. Beatriz is fluent in Spanish, English, French, and German. In her spare time, Beatriz enjoys a good dance session, and has frequent disco parties in her kitchen with her partner, her two teenage girls, and her dog.