Nicky McIntyre (she/her)

A photograph of Nicky McIntyre

Nicky has more than twenty years of experience raising awareness about, commitment to, and resources for human rights and social justice. She has demonstrated success in managing growing human rights foundations and building programmatic collaborations that advance the human rights of women, girls, and LGBTQI people globally.

Prior to joining FJS, Nicky worked for ten years as the executive director of Mama Cash in the Netherlands, where she oversaw one of the largest public funds that supports the rights of women, girls, and trans people. For ten years prior to that, she served as the vice president of development and communications at the Global Fund for Women.

Nicky has served on numerous Boards, including OutRight Action International, the Women’s Funding Network, the European Foundation Centre, Prospera–the International Network of Women’s Funds, and Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations. She has a master’s degree in urban affairs from Hunter College and a bachelor’s degree in history and French from the University of Oxford, Somerville College. Nicky grew up in Scotland. 

Acknowledgement of country

Sydney WorldPride will take place on the lands of the Gadigal, Cammeraygal, Bidjigal, Darug, Dharawal people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Sydney Basin.

We pay our Respects to their Elders past and present. Always was Always will be Aboriginal Land.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people come from many different clans and communities across Australia & in 2023 will come together as one, to celebrate with our global LGBTQIA+ community.