Denise’s whakapaka comes from the Waikato – Ngaati Tiipa and Ngaati Whatua. She’s a life member Maori Womens Welfare League and Aotearoa Maori Netball Oranga Healthy Lifestyle.
Fala is a leader in the Tuvalu community in Aotearoa, and is a union organiser with the E tū union where she is one of the co-ordinators of the Living Wage movement.
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patron and founder
Jane Prichard QSO is the early visionary who established the organisation under the principles of partnership premised under the Treaty of Waitangi in 2001. Jane has championed the importance of CEDAW for many decades in Aotearoa New Zealand and in our Pacific region. Jane has been honoured by the Queen as a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to women particularly via the Pacific Women’s Watch New Zealand and its work via the United Nations.