How can we make a social impact : gender equality and systems change - ebbf netherlands meaningful breakfast
The sixth in a series of conversations on “How can we make social impact?” with the topic “Gender Equality and System Change” presented by Maja Groff, an international lawyer in the Hague, in which she will share her personal reflections and experiences on the topic.
The short presentation will be a starting point for a meaningful conversation and explore some of the following questions: How can we put into practice the principle of the equality of women and men in our lives? How do we become empowered to reflect on our own cultural values and determine what changes should be made? What happens when you bring feminine leadership into governance structures?
A collaboration between Creativo Design, EBBF, and Social Impact Factory Utrecht
Maja Groff is an international lawyer based in The Hague, assisting in the development and servicing of multilateral treaties. She has worked on existing and potential global treaties addressing areas of child law, issues disproportionately affecting women, persons with disabilities, access to legal information and
other topics, as well as on the pioneering International Hague Network of Judges. She conducts liaison work with international professional associations, NGOs and international organisations, and has played a key role in the convening of a range of international legal expert groups. She has drafted international legal policy documents and published academically on private and public international law, human rights and global governance (e.g., Cambridge University Press, Edward Elgar, Hart, Intersentia). She holds degrees from McGill (civil law and common law), Oxford and Harvard Universities, and is an attorney admitted to practice in the state of New York. She serves on the UN Committee of the New York City Bar Association, and the (Advisory) Boards of BCorp Europe and ebbf