Moninne Griffith

Moninne Griffith

Moninne Griffith

Monday 16th September  - 14.00 Moninne Griffith CEO - Belong To “Stand Up! Against LGBTI+ bullying in schools”

Monday 16th September  – 14.00 Moninne Griffith
CEO – Belong To
“Stand Up! Against LGBTI+ bullying in schools”

Moninne is a passionate social activist with over 20 years’ experience in the fields of advocacy, law and social justice. Today, she leads BeLonG To Youth Services, Ireland’s national organisation for LGBT+ young people. As CEO, she is dedicated to supporting and empowering LGBT+ young people, and achieving a world where they are equal, safe and valued in the diversity of their identities and experiences.

After spending 8 years as Director of Marriage Equality, a single-issue organisation working for, and historically achieving, equality for same-sex couples in Ireland, Moninne is acutely aware of the needs and challenges of the LGBT+ community in Ireland today.

Moninne was Chair of the Government’s Gender Recognition Act Review Group last year and was a member of their LGBTI+ Youth Strategy oversight committee. She was also a member of the Government’s Taskforce on Youth Mental Health and is a former Chairperson of the National Women’s Council of Ireland.

Moninne worked as a solicitor in general practice for a decade and holds a Bachelor of Civil Law and a MA in Women’s Studies from University College Dublin.