The Executive Board

The Executive Board is the elected leadership of the IGLYO network. The Board of IGLYO is mandated for two years by the General Assembly. Board Members are aged between 18 -30 years on election, and work with the Secretariat to steer the organisation.

Anna Robinson
Co-Chair (2018 – 2019)

Anna is a policy advisor for MEP Soraya Post (Swedish Feminist Initiative, an intersectional, feminist and antiracist political party) on the Foreign Affairs (AFET) Committee, Human rights (DROI) Subcommittee, as well as gender and minority issues.

Previously, she worked for the European Roma Rights Centre, a Roma-led international public interest law organisation working to combat anti-Romani racism and human rights abuse of Roma through strategic litigation, research and policy development, advocacy and human rights education.

Petra Tomašić
Co-chair (2019-2020)

Involved in LGBTIQ activism since 2012, Petra joined Organizational Committee for Pride March, in which she participated for 5 years. Her first engagement in IGLYO started at the Annual Members’ Conference in Copenhagen 2013.

Petra volunteered and worked in Centre for Peace Studies and Zagreb Pride; now working as a program and volunteer coordinator in Trans Aid – Association for promoting and protecting the rights of trans, inter and gender variant persons where her work involves

Petra is an expert on group coordination, event management, direct actions and administration and finances. She’s also the co-founder of the antifa drumming section Drum ‘n’ rage.

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Jorge Maria Londoño
Board Member (2018 – 2019)

Jorge María Londoños queer activism started 10 years ago in Sweden. Since a couple of years back they have been engaged in the Swedish LGBTQ youth NGO RFSL Ungdom. Their engagement in IGLYO started at the Annual Members’ Conference in Zagreb 2017. In IGLYO they are involved in delivering trainings, the Activist Academy Asia-project and introducing antiracism to the LGBTQI-movement.

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Evan Grm
Board Member (2018 – 2019)

Evan has been involved in LGBTQ and feminist activism in Slovenia for a number of years, eventually co-founding the first trans-specific NGO TransAkcija in 2015, where they work as a programme coordinator and volunteer coordinator. Their work includes giving trainings and writing expert publications such as trans 101, legal gender recognition in Slovenia and media guide for reporting on trans issues.

Evan first got involved with IGLYO as a participant at a training on norm criticism that was held in 2015 in Stockholm. So far they have been engaged as a co-facilitator of trans youth network meeting and trans consultation at AMC 2018, and by trying to make IGLYO more actively engaged with trans, nonbinary, bisexual, asexual, and (dis)ability issues.

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Mari Kurtanidze
Board Member (2018 – 2019)

Mari has been involved in queer feminist activism in Georgia for more than 5 years. She is a chairperson of the board of “Equality Movement” and a co-founder/organiser of the first ever Georgian queer party series “HOROOM”, regularly taking place at the club Bassiani.

Mari is a human rights lawyer. She works for women’s rights NGO ‘Union Sapari” in Georgia. Her major fields of expertise are anti-discrimination law and gender-based violence. She hold’s Master’s degree in International and regional human rights law from Leiden University  and is currently studying Gender Studies at UCL.

Mari first got involved at IGLYO in 2017 as a participant of AMC, that’s when she was elected as a board member. She has been actively involved with YFJ, trying to make sure that LGBT issues are included in the wider Youth agenda.

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Yuri Yoursky
Board Member (2019 – 2020)

Yuri Yoursky works is Human Rights and Legal Issues Officer at Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM). He holds responsibility for activities that support and strengthen the enabling environments for HIV services for MSM and trans people in the EECA region by means of combating stigma and discrimination, promoting and protecting human rights and removing legal and policy barriers.

He is an expert on organizational capacity building, fundraising, and strategic planning.

Yuri also is expert on intersex and trans issues, as well as a certified trainer on tolerance and non-discrimination.

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