Domenica Ghidei

(UN)COMMON SPACES 2020-2024 Associate citizen

An independent strategic adviser, coach and trainer on Equity, Inclusiveness and Diversity, Domenica Ghidei Biidu is the associate citizen of (UN)COMMON SPACES partner Oerol Festival.

Her approach is systemic and she always searches for the institutional elements of inclusion and exclusion. Among others she is also an executive coach, a team coach, freelance consultant, chairperson and keynote speaker in the areas of transcultural and inclusive leadership; diversity management; equal treatment and anti-discrimination on the grounds of gender, race, LGBTI+, handicap and chronic illness from an intersectional approach. She works among others with  NGO's, art institutes, grass root organisations, (local) governments and companies. 

At the moment she is the Vice-Chair of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) and member of ECRI in respect of the Netherlands. She was an Equal Treatment Commissioner and a Human Rights Commissioner (2005-2017)  at the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights and it’s predecessor the Dutch Equal Treatment Commission.