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Baroness Goudie is a global advocate for the rights of women. She advises philanthropic, political, and commercial organisations on ways to achieve better gender balance and encourage diversity in leadership. She has been a member of the British House of Lords since 1998.

Baroness Goudie is an advisor to the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, which examines and highlights the roles and experiences of women in peace and security worldwide through cutting edge research, timely global convenings, and strategic partnerships. She is a founding member of the 30% Club steering committee, which aims to influence chairman into bringing more women onto corporate boards across the world. A member of the Board of Directors of Vital Voices Global Partnership and a trustee of the El-Hibri Charitable Foundation, which foster interfaith dialogue and establish common ground and solutions to global challenges affecting mankind.  She is also a member of the Leadership Council of The International Center for Research on Women and a Non-executive of PIVOT, an organization focused on ethical conduct in sport. She serves as 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.

Baroness Mary Goudie is an avid social media contributor, writing for the Huffington Post as well as her personal blog,www.baronessgoudie.com. She can also be followed on Twitter: @BaronessGoudie.