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

Geraldine has been a feminist for over 50 years since she was a university student at Otago University in the 1970s, picketing against beauty contests and marching against the Vietnam war.

After a stint as a social and community worker, she worked in the Human rights Commission for many years, as an investigation officer and then a team manager.  She completed an LLB.(Hons) graduating at the age of 52.  Geraldine now works in a Ponsonby law firm specialising in family and civil litigation.

Geraldine is strongly committed to promoting economic and social justice and is a committee member of the Human Rights Foundation.