Founding Committee

Ilona Rezso

President of the Founding Committee of Skilled Women Worldwide

Master of Science in Economics, HEC, University of Lausanne

2015 to date, Member of the Board of Directors of Partage, French international solidarity association of public utility

2003 to date, Associate Judge for the Justice of Peace, Protection Authority for adults and children

2003-2017, Teacher of Economics and Law, four years as head of career guidance

1995 to date, Director of a real estate agency

“More than a hope that things change, they are concrete actions that will achieve fairness and therefore gender equality. Educated women will begin to change their own community, their society by participating more actively for a better future for all. “

Géraldine Torchio

Treasurer of the Founding Committee Skilled Women Worldwide

Master’s degree II in Social Sciences, University of Paris X

2013 to date, French language and History Teacher

2014 to date, member of the APPEP Committee, the Professional Association of Private Education of staff

“Defending the rights of women and work towards true gender equality require a commitment from all of us. I firmly believe that an independent and free woman thinking about her future with serenity will contribute in making our world a little better place. Skilled Women Worldwide works with passion for this purpose and it is a real joy to participate in this project. “

Xénia Villiers

Secretary of the Founding Committee Skilled Women Worldwide

Master in Gender Studies, University of Geneva

Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, University of Geneva

2017 to 2019, Master in Gender Studies at the University of Geneva

2017, internship at Hillary Clinton Nursing School, Rampur Maniharan

2014 to 2015, French-English Translator at GIMUN, NGO with consultative status with ECOSOC

“Education is central to our approach because it is the source of social progress. By facilitating access, Skilled Women Worldwide accompanies women of all backgrounds through part of their life journey using an international network of solidarity. I aspire to develop our project inclusively because each can contribute to the actions we take.”

Marika Fellay-Davoli

Member of the Founding Board of Skilled Women Worldwide

Master of Advanced Studies in Children’s Rights, IUKB – University of Freiburg

Degree in Literature, University of Geneva

2014 to date, Member of the Christmas Ark Committee, Swiss association for child support in foster families

2010 to present, School mediation

2001 to date, French language and German language Teacher

“At the heart of my teaching profession is the strong conviction that education and training are key hubs in each person’s existence. I therefore feel a solidarity with far too many women who do not have this access and am determined to get involved in Skilled Women Worldwide for more justice.”