Global Director - Equity, Gender & Youth
Linda Weisert, Global Director, Equity, Gender & Youth
Linda leads CIFF’s global Equity, Gender & Youth Portfolio. In this role, she oversees the foundation’s global gender advocacy strategy and its approach to embedding equity, including gender equity and meaningful adolescent and youth engagement, across its programmes and partnerships. She also works closely with CIFF’s People & Culture team on embedding Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in its workforce strategy.
Linda has worked on global health, international trade and development issues for 17 years, including within multilateral institutions and as a public affairs professional advising EU institutions, civil society organisations and Fortune 500 companies. She has a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor Degree in European and French Politics from King’s College London and Sciences Po Paris.