Baroness Mary Goudie

Board Member, United Kingdom
Expertise

Women's Peace and Security, Economic Empowerment

Baroness Mary Goudie (she/her) is a member of the British House of Lords and a global advocate for the rights of women and children. She works globally to promote gender equality, women’s rights, and peacebuilding.  

As an advisor to the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security, Baroness Goudie examines and highlights the roles and experiences of women in peace and security worldwide through cutting-edge research, and strategic partnerships. She is also on the advisory board for the London School of Economics — Centre for Women, Peace, and Security, and a member of the advisory board of Women’s Forum, a leading platform dedicated to highlighting women’s voices and perspectives on global issues. 

Lady Goudie is also a member of the Gender Action for Peace and Security (GAPS) management board of advisors. A trustee of the El-Hibri Charitable Foundation, which fosters interfaith dialogue and establishes common ground and solutions to global challenges affecting mankind.  

She is an active ambassador for ICRW, a global research institute whose mission is to empower women, advance gender equality, and fight poverty. As well as a founding member of the 30% Club steering committee, which aims to influence the chairman into bringing more women onto corporate boards across the world.  

She was a member of the Select Committee on Sexual Violence in Conflict, a task force appointed to consider the UK’s policy and practice for preventing sexual violence in conflict, and is currently a member of the Finance Committee, the EU Northern Ireland Protocol Committee, and Procedure and Privileges Committee for the House of Lords. 

Lady Goudie is an active ambassador for ICRW, a global research institute whose mission is to empower women, advance gender equality and fight poverty. As well as ecoLegacy, a next-generation, environmental, and ethical alternative to burial and cremation.