Monika Ladmanova (Czech Republic) "is the Chairperson of International Gender Policy Network Executive Board. The network operates in the region of Central, Eastern and South Europe and countries of the former Soviet Union with a mission to pursue gender accountability of governments and advocate for women's rights at the national, regional and global level. Monika is former Director of the Open Society, Public Benefit Association, where she worked on advocacy programs for women, including a joint initiative of Czech NGOs to enforce equal opportunities through legislation. She serves as the Board member of a joint Czech-Slovak Women's Fund, a bi-country organization generating resources to support the promotion of women's rights and to implement the principle of gender equality. She is also a lawyer and participates in various NGO platforms and coalitions to campaign for drafting and adopting quality legislation in the country." 
Resources and articles
- Association of Women's Rights in Development Board, organizational web page, accessed April 20, 2012.