Beth Woroniuk

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Beth Woroniuk is the Policy Lead at the Equality Fund.  Her work includes advocating for more and better financing for women’s organizations and gender justice movements and for effective feminist foreign policies. Beth has worked extensively on feminist approaches to peace and security. She currently chairs the Women, Peace and Security Network-Canada.

For more than 25 years, Beth has advised and worked with bilateral aid agencies, UN entities and NGOs, strengthening their work on gender equality and women’s rights in numerous contexts and countries. She has developed analytical tools, supported policy development, carried out research, blogged, conducted evaluations, organized, lobbied, and testified before the Canadian Parliament. Beth lived and worked in Nicaragua, a time that had a formative impact on her understanding of feminist organizing and analysis.

Beth’s formal studies were in Political Science and Economics and she has degrees from the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Toronto. She is based in Ottawa, Canada. You can follow her on twitter @bethottawa.