Joanita Babirye

Co-founder - Girls For Climate Actiion
Girls For Climate Action

Joanita is a Co-founder at Girls For Climate Action a movement of women and girls advocating for climate justice and engaging young women and girls in climate action planning and policy advocacy. She also trains young women in Greenpreneurhsip to start green businesses and grow. A candidate of Msc. Environment and Natural Resources and a youth action coalition leader of Generation Equality Forum on Feminist Action for Climate Justice. She is an ardent climate justice advocate and named in 2021 by avance media as one of the 100 most influencial young leaders on environment and leadership.

Event Schedule

20 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
10:30 am EEST 12:00 pm EEST Advancing Feminist Climate Justice through the Rule of Law
Room MH 1-2

This session will address the huge gap in optimizing the potential of the rule of law and justice approaches in collective action to advance climate justice for women Read More

Ilaria Bottigliero

Director of Research and Learning

International Development Law Organization (IDLO)

H.E. Mary Robinson

Chair of The Elders and former President of Ireland

carla Manjate Rombe

Regional Gender Officer

IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature

Joanita Babirye

Co-founder - Girls For Climate Actiion

Girls For Climate Action

Esther Mwaura – Muiru

Global Advocacy Director, Stand For Her Campaign

Stand For Her Land Campaign/Landesa

Sara Omi

President of the Coordinator of Territorial Women Leaders of Mesoamerica

Coordinator of Territorial Women Leaders of Mesoamerica


Magdalene Dorto

Not applicable Not applicable

Deborah Nyirenda

Not applicable Not applicable

Yashmin Fernandes

Director Women's Digital Financial Inclusion Hub, Women's World Banking

Stella Anyangwe

End Polo Now Coordinator Rotary International

Blandine Umuziranenge

Founder and CEO Kosmotivr

Taryn Russell

Deputy Executive Director Results Canada

Djeinaba Kane

Advocacy & Partnership Lead AfricaNenda

Rafiat Akinokun

Youth Advorate and cub's health nurse

Melania Chiponda

Gender and Climate Advisor The African Women's Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)

Aries Setiadi

Managing Director Fintech Association Indonesia

Claude Mambo Muvunyi

Director General Rwanda Biomedical Center

Hanna Lemma

Co-founder & Contributor Addis Powerhouse

Kathryn Toure

Regional Director, Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office IDRC

Dr. Lisa Avery

Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba; Director Africa Initiatives

Carmen Correa

CEO Pro Mujer

Tawakkol Karman

Nobel Peace Price Laureate Tawakkol Karman Foundation

Anis Farid

Research Project Manager Women's Aid Organisation

Patricia Elias

Every Woman International Lawyer; Chief, Global Diplomatic Campaign

Lipi Rahman

Executive Director, Badabon Sangho Every Woman Indrani Fellow

Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda