Board member and Secretary Geraldine Whiteford biography page. A woman with chin length hair and tanned skin.

Geraldine has been a feminist for 40 years, since she was a University student in the 1970s, picketing against beauty contests and marching against the Vietnam War. She worked in the Human Rights Commission as an investigation officer for many years, and then as manager of the discrimination complaints team, before becoming a lawyer specialising in family and civil litigation.

​Geraldine is strongly committed to all aspects of social and economic injustice, volunteering as a committee member of the Human Rights Foundation and writing articles for the Auckland Women’s Centre newsletter on women and the law.