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evá papadakis 



Evá (he/they) is a Greek communication expert, artivist, director, writer, poet, and performer aiming to reframe society’s response to current gender, equality, inclusion and belonging narratives by re-shaping collective memory.


They hold an M.A. in Gender, Media & Culture from Goldsmiths, University of London.

Their vision, throughout their career and everyday life, is to act as a changemaker on a personal and local level with a mission to contribute to a glocal movement where anyone, anywhere, anytime can take action and start a Revolution: to dismantle current systems within; to dissolve current narratives.


They are committed to creating strong partnerships that will drive impact and exponentially accelerate lasting social change so that it tips the attitudes and behaviour of both individuals and institutions.


As part of their human-centered storytelling, they are also providing change-making communications focussing on gender, refugee and climate change topics.

They recently managed the United Nations flagship Free & Equal Campaign for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). They have field experience with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Greece and they have also served as a Member of the Global Advisory Group on Equality, Inclusion and Diversity to the High Commissioner.


Previously involved with campaigning, activism and youth at Amnesty International Secretariat (AI), where they founded PrismA, AI's first LGBTIQ+ Network. More recent experience also includes United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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