Hans Kevin Madanguit


From the Philippines, Hans is a human rights activist and development practitioner who worked with several nonprofit organizations and diplomatic missions for various engagements ranging from human security to gender equality. Hans is currently affiliated with SPARK!, a Philippine-based organization that advances the mainstreaming of gender and development programs and champions women’s economic empowerment and political participation through intersectionality. Hans co-founded Mindanao Pride, a group that advocates the rights and welfare of the LGBTQ+ community in Southern Philippines. Hans finished his bachelor's degree from the University of the Philippines and took advanced studies at the University of Nice in France and the University of Murcia in Spain with a grant from the Erasmus Mundus Programme.