We are pleased to welcome Brigid Inder, OBE as a new Director of the Deep Time Walk Project.
Brigid is the co-founder and former Executive Director of an international women’s human rights organisation that worked with communities in armed conflict situations and advocated with the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the investigation and prosecution of sexual and gender-based crimes. She is the recipient of the inaugural Bertha von Suttner Peace Prize and formerly Special Advisor on Gender to the Prosecutor of the ICC. As an advocate she has advised governments on gender equality and women’s rights issues during several United Nations global policy negotiations as well as at the UN Earth Summit, Human Rights Council, and the Commission on the Status of Women. Brigid continues to be involved in a number of international justice initiatives including the campaign to recognise ecocide as a new international crime within the ICC’s jurisdiction. She is now based in her homeland of Aotearoa-New Zealand and provides mediation, negotiation, and reconciliation services focusing on environmental issues, community cohesion, and peace building.
On joining the Board, Brigid states that the “Deep Time Walk introduces us to our magnificent planet, to the living Earth and the web of life connecting all species including humanity. It reminds us that our starting point is wholeness, not separation.”
Brigid is co-creating the development of a new Deep Time Walk Aotearoa experience with local communities. Should you wish to partner with the project in this long-term endeavour, please do get in touch.