The WPL Executive Board provides guidance for all the WPL activities in different national Parliaments. The Board also coordinates the network of WPL Ambassadors and the WPL Working Councils.

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Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir is the Chair of the WPL Executive Board. She was Minister of Interior of Iceland, Member of Parliament of Iceland, and Mayor of Reykjavík.

Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor,  Vice President of Liberia

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Linda Lanzillotta is the Vice-President of the Italian Senate. She was the Minister for regional affairs and local communities between 2006 and 2008.



Lucero Saldaña is a Member of the LXII Legislature of the Mexican Senate, President of the Commission of Foreign Affairs and non-governmental organisations. Her legislative work has been linked to human rights and gender equality.



Dr. Nurhayati Ali Assegaf, Member of Parliament of Indonesia


Silvana Koch-Mehrin is the Founder of the Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL) and former Vice-President of the European Parliament.