Natasha Lewis, ChildFund New Zealand

Natasha has worked for UN Women, the UN agency for gender equality and women's empowerment, in New York and Bangkok, and women's organizations in Melbourne and Mumbai. A year at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Wellington was followed by a Masters in International Law and Gender Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) as New Zealand’s Chevening Scholar for 2014/15 (Chevening is a UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office scholarship for future national leaders). She now works at the International Strategy team at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, and is an active member of the Asia Literacy and Women in Leadership staff networks, having previously run the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) ethnic network and co-run the MFAT women’s network.