Ms. Dagmar Schumacher
Ms. Dagmar Schumacher is a Social Entrepreneur, Development Professional and Gender Equality Expert. She was the Director of the Brussels office of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women) from 2010-November 2022 and responsible for liaising with EU institutions on joint advocacy, policy dialogue and joint programming.
Prior to joining UN Women, Ms. Schumacher worked at the Headquarters of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme in Bonn as Chief of the Partnerships Section. From 1998 – 2002 she worked with UNDP in Hanoi, heading the Poverty and Social Development Unit.
Prior to that, she worked with the United Nations in different positions in Ecuador, Argentina, and New York. Ms. Schumacher is a German citizen. She holds a Master’s Degree from Kiel University.
Social Entrepreneur, Development Professional and Gender Equality Expert