Iffat Rose Gill

Iffat Gill is an experienced international NGO leader-activist, digital strategist, and social entrepreneur working on gender equality and economic empowerment of women through digital inclusion. With more than 14 years of experience in the non-profit sector, Iffat founded ChunriChoupaal as a training and capacity building initiative for the social and economic empowerment of women in remote areas of the world. Iffat launched ‘The Code To Change’ to bridge the gender and e-skills gap in the technology industry.

Iffat has been at the forefront of shaping the policy debate of women’s digital inclusion for close to a decade at grassroots and international level. She has advocated for the issue at the UN’s World Summit on the Information Society-WSIS Forum, the UN’s Internet Governance Forum and the European Parliament. Iffat has spoken at High Level Ministerial panels on influential global forums on digital inclusion challenges and solutions.

Iffat’s project ‘Community Technology Center for Women’ in rural Pakistan won the Syster’s Award from the Anita Borg Institute and led her to start ChunriChoupaal and The Code To Change.

Iffat is the principal consultant and digital strategist at Gill Nonprofit Consulting, a social media consulting company which company which empowers nonprofits to maximize their impact.