Julia Ehrt (she/her) is the Director of Programs at ILGA World where she develops ILGA World 's programmatic work and manages the programs team.
Before joining ILGA World she was the Executive Director of Transgender Europe and has been central to TGEU’s growth and development in the last decade. She gained wide recognition as trans activist in Europe and contributed significantly to how trans issues are perceived and debated today in Europe and beyond.
She served as a founding Steering Committee member of the International Trans Fund (ITF) until 2019, is a board member of the Association for Womens' Rights in Development (AWID) and a signatory to the Yogyakarta Principles plus 10.
Julia holds a PhD in mathematics and lives with her partner and child in Berlin and in Geneva.