Transformative collectives and movements

Women’s collectives and movements play an essential role in enabling women to exercise power, support each other and transform society. What can we learn from historical and present day women’s movements? How do we build powerful collectives, keeping in mind the importance and difficulty of intersectionality? Considering the imbalances of power among women geographically and historically and the consequent tensions, how can we overcome them to build global solidarities and interconnected women’s movements?


Cinzia Arruzza

Cinzia Arruzza is Associate Professor of Philosophy at The New School for Social Research and author numerous publications including Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto.

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Ayisha Siddiqa

Ayisha Siddiqa is a Pakistani Climate justice advocate. She is a co-founder of Polluters Out and the Executive Director of Student Affairs at Fossil Free University. On Sept 20th, 2019 she helped mobilize and lead over 300,000 students onto the streets of Manhattan demanding their governments take climate action. Her advocacy focuses on climate justice and racial justice for BIPOC.

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Anwulika Okonjo

Anwulika Okonjo is a global social impact strategist and communications consultant, especially passionate about working with women-led businesses/organisations and women/youth/African/black people focused initiatives across a broad range of issue areas.

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