Jessica Woodroffe

Director, Gender and Development Network

Gender and Development Network (GADN) is a UK based coalition of over 100 NGOs working with women’s rights organisations internationally to advocate for gender equality and women’s rights. Under the UK G7 Presidency in 2021 Jessica was Co-Chair of the W7 and a member of the Gender Equality Advisory Council, and in 2022 co-chaired the W7 group on Covid economic recovery. Publications include a five-point care package for the G7 ( . Jessica has nearly thirty years’ experience of research and advocacy on gender equality, the international financial institutions, and economic justice working for UK INGOs.

W7 Advisor