Linda Weisert

Global Director - Equity, Gender & Youth

Linda Weisert, Head of Equity, Gender Advocacy & Youth Partnerships

Linda Weisert leads CIFF’s global gender advocacy work, including CIFF’s co-leadership of the Generation Equality Action Coalition on Bodily Autonomy & SRHR, and oversees the foundation’s approach to partnering with young leaders and young feminist movements. She also oversees the coordination and implementation of a new cross-organisational programme, focused on mainstreaming diversity, equity and inclusion across CIFF’s people strategy, grant-making and external partnerships. Linda has worked on global health, international trade and development issues for more than 15 years, advising multilateral institutions, foundations, civil society organisations and Fortune 500 companies on public affairs and communications strategies. Linda has a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s Degree in European and French Politics from King’s College London and Sciences Po Paris. A German and Algerian national, she is fluent in German, French, English and Spanish.