Ruth Baldacchino is ILGA World's Co-Secretary General. They have been involved in activism and advocacy work in Malta, Europe and globally for the past 15 years, and served on a number of boards including ILGA, ILGA-Europe, IGLYO and MGRM. Ruth is also Program Officer for the Intersex Human Rights Fund at the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice. They are responsible to lead the Fund's grantmaking, capacity building and philanthropic advocacy to support and strengthen intersex activism globally. Prior to joining Astraea they worked at the Maltese Ministry for Civil Liberties in the areas of LGBTIQ rights, human rights, migration and integration. Ruth holds an M.A. in Women’s Studies from University College Dublin and a B.A. (Honours) in Sociology from the University of Malta. They lecture Queer Studies at the University of Malta.
Joined 7 - 17 - 2017