European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association

Sophie Aujean

 Senior Policy and Programmes Officer

Phone:
+32 2 609 54 12                                  

Currently on maternity leave. 
Sophie works in the fields of health and education. She contributes to securing effective legal protection against discrimination in access to education and health services and to end the pathologisation of trans identities. Her tasks include monitoring the development of the EU, the Council of Europe and other institutions’ agendas in these fields, and the implementation of relevant European and national policies and legislations.

Background

Sophie is originally from France but was born in Brussels, and started working with ILGA-Europe in May 2011.

She has completed studies in political science and holds Master’s degrees in human rights law.

After internships within the Secretariat of the Human rights Subcommittee of the European Parliament and the International Campaign for Tibet’s Brussels office, she worked from 2007 to 2009, as a lobbyist for the Brussels office of MEDEF. On 2009-mid-2011, she was Programme manager within the Directorate General for Enlargement of the European Commission and organised events in order to train civil society organisations from Western Balkans and Turkey on the EU legislation.