The Ban Ki-moon Centre starts an online video interview series in summer 2020 with inspiring women who are incredible leaders, role models, change-makers and influencers in their respective fields –#superwomen.  The interview series sheds light on the journey and the calling of these groundbreaking women; both in their personal and professional lives. The Centre’s purpose is to highlight #superwomen around the globe to hear about what brought them to where they are, about the issues they handle, and why it is important for other women to empower others and let them shine.

The interviews

#Superwomen interview with Kristina Lunz

On September 22, 2020 Ban Ki-moon Centre CEO Monika Froehler hosted the third #superwomen interview with Kristina Lunz – Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of the Centre for Foreign Feminist Policy.

#superwomen interview with Jayathma Wickramanayake

On September 2, 2020 Ban Ki-moon Centre CEO Monika Froehler hosted the second #superwomen interview with the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Jayathma Wickramanayake.

#Superwomen interview with Aya Chebbi

On August 6, 2020 the Ban Ki-moon Centre launched a new interview series: #superwomen. The first guest for the series hosted by BKMC CEO Monika Froehler, was Aya Chebbi the first African Union Envoy on Youth.

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Meet the speakers

Aya Chebbi
Aya Chebbi
Ms. Aya Chebbi, an award-winning Pan-African feminist. She is the first ever African Union Special Envoy on Youth and the youngest diplomat at the African Union Commission Chairperson’s Cabinet.
Jayathma Wickramanayake
Jayathma Wickramanayake
Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake was appointed as the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth in June 2017 at the age of 26. In this role, Jayathma works to expand the UN’s youth engagement.
Kristina Lunz
Kristina Lunz
Kristina is the co-founder of the Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy and until recently she served as an advisor at the Foreign Office, in which role she built the German Foreign Minister’network