Ms. Nadia Hadad (Co-chair) has been a human right activist from a young age. She worked in the field of development cooperation and adapted technologies. She gives lectures and trainings on inclusive cooperation, the UN CRPD and SDGs at universities, ministries, NGOs, DPOs and more.
To reclaim real inclusion in society for each person with disabilities, she joined the Boards of several national organizations like GRIP (Equal Rights for each person with disabilities), BROG and DOP VBB.

Nadia is the Vice President of the Brussels City Advisory Council of Persons with Disabilities and a member of the Brussels Region Advisory Panel. She is a member of the Belgian Supervising Commission inside UNIA, the independent mechanism for the implementation and monitoring of the UN CRPD in Belgium, for
GRIP.

On the international level, she is the co-chair of the European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) and representing ENIL at the Executive Committee of the European Disability Forum (EDF). She’s a member of the Advisory Panel of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency’s Fundamental Rights Platform and the Academic Network of European Experts on Disability (ANED). Nadia has a degree in Electromechanical Engineering, specialising in “Mechanical conception”, water resources engineering, human ecology, environment coordination, and Philosophy.