Terry Reintke

Category: Parallel session

Biography

Terry Reintke is a Member of the European Parliament, elected 2014 at the age of 27 which makes her the youngest female MEP. Terry belongs to the Greens/EFA Group and is a member of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL), the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM), as well as the Committee on Regional Development (REGI). Terry is the Greens/EFA coordinator on the FEMM Committee where she pushes for gender equality, more progressive antidiscrimination policies, the recognition of new family models, and the support of queer movements all over Europe. She recently drafted her own-initiative report on “Gender Equality and Empowering Women in the Digital Age” that was successfully adopted by the Members of the FEMM Committee and will soon be voted upon in plenary. Terry was born and raised in Gelsenkirchen and studied political science in Berlin and Edinburgh. She started getting interested in politics at the age of 14 and became an activist of the Young Greens in Germany shortly afterwards. Before becoming a Member of the European Parliament, Terry was the spokesperson of the Federation of Young European Greens from 2011 to 2013.

Links

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Dorothy Nalubega

She is an activist for the right of women, children and vulnerable groups. She works with the Forum for Women in Democracy. She is also the Chairperson and founding member of the East African Greens Federation Women's network.

Mariana Perin

Mariana Perin is a Green activist from the Brazilian Green Party. She contributes to youth feminist collectives in Brazil. Her activism involves human rights, in particular, the struggle for women's’ rights and female empowerment.

Vesna Jusup

Vesna Jusup works in the European Green Party as Assistant for Member Party Relations. She previously held the position of Network Coordinator in CDNEE/network of Eastern European Young Green organisations.

Michelle Sheather

She is the International Development Coordinator for the Australian Greens.

Linnéa Engström

Linnéa Engström is a Green MEP from Sweden. She is a first vice chair of the fisheries committee, substitute member in committees ENVI and FEMM. Political scientist with a great interest in Russia, development, gender and security policy.

Anita Nautiyal

Anita Nautiyal, science graduate, educationist, Co Founder of Ananda Vatika Green GurukulamAVGG since August 2016, has established a Green School – Ananda Vatika Green Gurukulam – at Madan Negi in Tehri Garhwal of Uttarakhand.

Veronica Juzgado

Sociologist. She is one of the conveners of the Global Greens Women's Network and the former Global Greens Coordinator. Passionate about the idea of the consolidation of a worldwide green movement.

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