Pirkko Mahlamäki

Pirkko Mahlamäki

Pirkko Mahlamäki (Master of Arts, Master of Laws) joined the EWL Executive Committee in June 2018. She is the secretary general of the Finnish Disability Forum since 2000 and is an Executive Committee Member of European Disability Forum (EDF), one of EWL’s European wide member organisations. She has been a Board Member of the EWL since 2016, representing EDF. Pirkko’s focus is on the inclusion and diversity management, using an intersectional approach to combat discrimination and violence against women and increase political participation of women. She has worked and will continue to work for the mainstreaming of disability and of gender issues, and promoting rights of persons with disabilities and gender equality in the modern feminist thinking in the EWL.

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