Zimbabwe/ USA

Pat Made is a leading gender and media consultant, is former director general of Inter Press Service and former editor of the Southern African Economist magazine. During her tenure at IPS Pat played a key role in introducing a gender policy and transforming the editorial content of the sixth largest news agency in the world from a gender perspective. Widely travelled in Africa and the developing world, Pat brings to GL great insight into its work, as well as a wide array of relevant contacts. She has been serving on the GL Board since 2003, took a brief break in between and was re-elected in 2015.