Siri May, Senior Global Advisor, Global Advocacy


Spokesperson Expertise

Siri joined the Center in February in 2019 after leading the United Nations Program for OutRight Action International where she spearheaded the organizations' work at the UN General Assembly and the UN Security Council. Prior to this Siri worked as a Senior Advisor for the Australian Human Rights Commission where she led the Commissions’ work on sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics and was advisor to the Australian Human Rights Commissioner. Before shifting her focus to international human rights Siri spent a decade working in the Australian HIV and sexual health sector where she led public education and health promotion initiatives, legislative and policy reform processes and research partnerships with a focus on key populations. Siri’s education includes a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Sydney and an L.L.M. in International Human Rights Law at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.