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Empower.
Include.
Transform Democracy

European Initiative for Gender Inclusive Democracy

Our Vision

At the European Initiative for Gender Inclusive Democracy (EIGID), we are committed to driving transformative change in the democratic landscape of Europe. Our multifaceted approach includes active advocacy for gender-inclusive policies and practices within European democratic institutions. We implement hands-on programs that contribute to gender equality within political structures and decision-making processes, fostering tangible and lasting impact. Engaging in rigorous research, we strive to inform evidence-based policies that influence positive change in the political arena. EIGID is dedicated to community empowerment through educational initiatives, raising awareness and understanding of the pivotal role gender inclusivity plays in the very fabric of democracy. By joining EIGID, you become an integral part of a movement that aims to reshape the narrative of democracy, ensuring that every voice is not only heard but celebrated and empowered.

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Selene Rosselli 

Founder

Selene Rosselli is an internationally experienced multi- lingual (Italian, French, English) legal researcher and policy expert with recognized expertise in women's rights, gender equality, and gender mainstreaming, with an in-depth understanding of the UN Special Procedures and have participated in the UN Human Rights Council. She holds an Master's Degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padua and a Bachelor's degree in Law from the University of Paris VIII.
Motivated by a passion for reshaping democratic processes to be more inclusive and representative, Rosselli founded the European Initiative for Gender Inclusive Democracy (EIGID). The decision to establish EIGID was fueled by the recognition that gender inclusivity is not just a societal goal but a fundamental aspect of robust and effective democracies. 

Our Team

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