Winnie Byanyima is a prominent Ugandan diplomat, politician, and human rights activist whose unwavering commitment to improving the world began at an early age.
In her early career, Byanyima was involved in political activism and later served as a Member of Parliament in Uganda. Her passion for global equity and social progress led her to helm Oxfam International, a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
In 2019, Winnie took on the pivotal role of Executive Director at UNAIDS, where her efforts are transforming the fight against HIV/AIDS. Her vision is also helping to break down barriers, reduce stigma, and ensure access to vital treatment for all.
Winnie’s tireless advocacy for gender equality has inspired countless individuals worldwide, and her work serves as a beacon of hope for women and girls, reaffirming that every voice matters and every dream is achievable.