Helene Molinier

Helene Molinier

Ms. Hélène Molinier is the Senior Advisor on Digital Cooperation and the Thematic Lead for the GEF Action Coalition on Innovation and Technology at UN Women.  

She was the Substantive Lead for the 67th session of Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67) is the author of the report of the UN Secretary General for CSW67 on “Innovation and technological change, and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls”. She is also the author of the UN Women position paper “Placing Gender Equality at the Heart of the Global Digital Compact” and the policy paper on “Leveraging Digital Finance for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment”. 

Helene joined UN Women in 2018 and has over 20 years of experience with a number of organizations, including UNDP, WHO, UNICEF, The Global Fund, IDLO and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs where she successfully developed and implemented innovative programming initiatives, including digital tools for youth empowerment, innovative finance mechanisms for biodiversity conservation, innovative legal preparedness frameworks, interactive capacity building methodologies and innovative grant making for legal empowerment and access to justice for vulnerable women. Her experience includes providing support for policy and regulatory reforms; strategic programming support to country offices, leading the design and implementation of large multi-stakeholder partnerships, developing inclusive and gender-transformative digital tools, frontier technology and social innovation. She has lived and worked in Morocco, South Africa, Benin, Congo Republic, Switzerland, Sri Lanka and Netherlands.  

A national of France, Hélène holds a master’s in International Law and a master’s in Diplomacy and International Relations from Paris XI University.   


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    Senior Advisor on Digital Cooperation and the Thematic Lead

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