Luiza Drummond Veado

Human Rights and Gender Specialist, SOGIESC Expert, New York, United States

Luiza is a dedicated Brazilian attorney committed to advancing human rights and social justice. Specializing in multilateralism, development, gender, and combating gender-based violence, Luiza is an expert in SOGIESC (sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression, and sex characteristics) issues.

As the former Senior Program Officer for United Nations Engagement at Outright International, Luiza served as the Secretariat of the United Nations LGBTI Core Group, leading civil society coalitions and contributing to groundbreaking initiatives.

Previously, as a Human Rights Specialist at the Rapporteurship on Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Intersex Persons of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Luiza authored thematic reports and played a key role in regional leading cases on human rights.

She is also a published author of academic articles on sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics and has trained over two hundred activists and government officials on international and regional non-discrimination standards, policy, and advocacy. Luiza is passionate about empowering individuals and communities to advocate for their rights.

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Saturday 9th Dec 2023

Harassment & Discrimination faced by Queer Community: Good practices for Workplaces