President

Áine Duggan is President of Re:Gender, a national gender equality organization that works in multiple sectors and fields to promote fairness across all genders. Áine’s expertise spans two decades and countries, and a diverse range of organization size, mission and function. Prior to joining Re:Gender, she served as the Vice President for Research, Policy and Education at the Food Bank For New York City, where she developed the organization’s research wing and propelled the conversation about food poverty onto national and international media and policy stages. Prior to this, Áine’s work at the Coalition for the Homeless included initiatives that shed light on the disproportionate levels of poverty and homelessness among women and children and within the LGBTQI community. In addition, Áine has regularly contributed to reports and served as a speaker at government hearings and academic, corporate and community events and forums, and teaches in the MSW and Graduate Social Research program at Hunter College. She currently serves on the boards of OutRight Action International and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, and has previously served on the boards of Queers for Economic Justice and Cáirde, an Irish HIV/AIDS services organization. Áine graduated with an MA from University College Dublin before taking up permanent residence in the United States.