Speakers Madrid Summit
Staff - International Organization for Migration - Mexico. Graduated in International Relations at the Universidad Anáhuac México.
Staff - International Organization for Migration - Mexico. Graduated in International Relations at the Universidad Anáhuac México, part of his thesis was dedicated to the study of the LGBTI migrant community in Mexico; This chapter was published by Duke University in conjunction with his alma mater. It works in the Program of Attention to Returned Migrants (PAMIR) and this in the International Organization for Migration, the United Nations Agency for Migration. He has training in various areas of Human Rights.
Member of the executive committee of Damj, the Tunisian Association for Justice and Equality working on the human rights of LGBTIQ people in Tunisia.
Member of the executive committee of Damj, the Tunisian Association for Justice and Equality working on the human rights of LGBTIQ people in Tunisia. Has participated in round tables on homosexuality and religion, the unconstitutionality of article 230 of the Criminal Code of Tunisia penalize. He is also a member of the LGBTQI coalition in Tunisia, of the individual freedoms group, and was director of the Independent Election Superior Elections Office in 2014. He has been involved in drafting a number of reports on the human rights situation Of LGBTIQ people.
Yolanda Martos Wensell
Bachelor of Science in Information (Journalism) and Master in Political Sociology.
Bachelor of Journalism and Master in Political Sociology. She has worked in written press (daily, weekly and monthly). At TVE, as a screenwriter for the cultural programme "Fin de Siglo", and as a writer in the investigative programme "Espiral, detrás de la noticia". At "Onda Madrid" she has directed, presented and scripted the cultural programme "Madrid a todas luces" for 8 years. The theme of her work has remained social and cultural throughout her career. She is currently a professor of journalism at the APM and works at @bezdiario.
Olbrich heads PayPal’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) core payments business and is a Senior Director and member of the PayPal Management Board for the PayPal Bank, based in Luxembourg.
Olbrich heads PayPal’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) core payments business and is a Senior Director and member of the PayPal Management Board for the PayPal Bank, based in Luxembourg. In this role, he is an active senior management sponsor for PayPal’s LGBT Pride Group and one of the founders. He also regularly provides support to the Women at PayPal group. Olbrich is responsible for the core payments business and his position includes the management of all vendor and network business for PayPal across the EMEA region. Additionally, Luke and his team drive and support PayPal senior management business strategy decisions, and supervise adoption of PayPal’s strategies for innovative payment solutions and new market opportunities across the region. Olbrich regularly engages with financial regulators and policy makers on matters of European payment system innovation, stability and security.
PhD Candidate in Business Studies,Information Systems, IE Business School / President of IEOut Club/ International Recording Artist.
PhD Candidate in Business Studies,Information Systems, IE Business School / President of IEOut Club/ International Recording Artist. She has over 7 years of Wealth Management experience on Wall Street. She is a polished public speaker, social media marketer, and an award-winning international Folk Artist & Entertainer, currently ranked #1 on Spain's Folk Music Charts. Most recently, Raymond & her band opened for Miley Cyrus at the Washington D.C. Pride Festival, marking her 7th consecutive Main Stage performance in the nation's capital. Demonstrated leader and diversity & inclusion activist, Michelle is the recipient of the 2016 McKinsey&Co. LGBT Leadership Award, President of IE’s LGBTQ Club, and 2-year corporate member of the U.S. National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Certification Committee. Over 5 years experience serving on U.S. Television Entertainment & Private Higher-Education Boards. Education volunteer in the United States & Ethiopia. 2016 publications include an interview with Financial Times & TEDx Talk presentation, "How to Tune in & Out."
Javier Umaña Rivera
President of Pride of Costa Rica.
President of Pride of Costa Rica. Radio and tv broadcaster and entertainer, professional drag queen, actor and administrative assistant. He has been presiding over the march for diversity and the Pride Awards in Costa Rica for 8 years.
Profesional de Recursos Humanos.
Professional in Human Resource specialized in talent attraction, change management processes and development programs. Responsible for the different talent attraction programs and the Diversity and Inclusion area of Vodafone.
Juana Isabel López Bernal
Philosophy Professor at IES. PhD in Philosophy.
Philosophy Professor at IES. PhD in Philosophy. Member of the Decontra group, Permanent Research Seminar on the works of Jacques Derrida, on which she has made several publications and collaborated on research projects.
Jennifer Chang & Liza Dazol
Jennifer Chang, Exectuvie Producer of Out & Around y Director, eBay Greater Europe
Lisa Dazol, Excecutive Producer of Out & Around
When Jennifer Chang, now a business manager for eBay, and her current wife first fell in love, they vowed to follow a life of adventure. Jennifer had no idea that their promise would lead her to leave nine jobs, pick up a video camera and travel to fifteen countries through Asia, Africa and South America for one year.
Without any film experience, they bought a book on “How to Make a Documentary” and went in search of the people who are leading the movement for gay, lesbian and transgender equality. Their documentary captures the momentous changes occurring in the status of queer people around the world today. A film in partnership with the It Gets Better Project, the joint mission is to share stories of hope around the world.@outandaround OutandAround/
Founder and director at URBANA TRANS.
Trans woman from Argentina and resident in Germany. Founder and director at URBANA TRANS, a group formed by more than 2000 international trans women, with the purpose in creating visibility of trans life to be aware of the issues of social exclusion and discrimination for trans people.
Coordinator of educational and youth area of Positive Support.
Educational and youth coordinator of Apoyo Positivo. Psychologist and Sexologist, since 2005 she has developed her professional work in the area of Sexology in the social sector and in the NGO environment, carrying out functions in the field of program management, training and teaching, education, and sexual and couple counseling in entities such as the Sexpol Foundation, the Young Center for Contraception and Sexuality in Madrid or UNAF. She has worked for the promotion of sexual and reproductive education, health and rights with vulnerable groups such as youths, women, immigrants and LGBTI people. She was part of the team that started a sexual health center for young people in INJUVE.
Penny Miles has a PhD in Sociology and an MSc in Social Science Research Methods from the University of Cardiff, Wales and an MSc in Latin American Politics from the University of London.
Penny Miles has a PhD in Sociology and an MSc in Social Science Research Methods from the University of Cardiff, Wales and an MSc in Latin American Politics from the University of London. She has worked as a consultant researcher in human rights and LGBTI rights at the Diego Portales University in Chile and among other work, she has published 'Brokering Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Chilean Lawyers and Public Interest Litigation Strategies', Bulletin of Latin American Research, y 'ID Cards as Access: Negotiating Transgender (and Intersex Bodies) into the Chilean Legal System' in Angelia Wilson (ed.) Situating Intersectionality. More recently, she has been investigating social rights for older LGBTI people in Wales, working on separate projects to do so. She currently works as a Teaching Fellow in Latin American Studies at the University of Bath.