Diana Rivington is a Senior Fellow in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ottawa with a cross assignment between the School of International Development and Global Studies and the Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies. She is also a consultant with expertise in gender equality and social equity. She enjoyed a long career at the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) where her last assignment was as Director, Human Development and Gender Equality. Ms. Rivington is a member of the McLeod Group and the Advisory Council of Match International Women’s Fund. She is fluent in French and conversational in Spanish.