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Diana Sarosi

Director of Policy and Campaigns, Oxfam Canada

Women's economic justice, Women's peace and security, Humanitarian response, Women's rights, Gender wage gap, Women and work, Domestic work, Federal budget, International development



Diana Sarosi is the Director of Policy and Campaigns at Oxfam at Oxfam Canada. She is a long-standing feminist advocate, with over 15 years of experience working with non-governmental organizations in Canada and throughout Southeast Asia. At Oxfam Canada, she is advancing policy files related to economic inequality, gender budgeting, humanitarian assistance, peace and security, aid and foreign policy, and women’s leadership; all with an emphasis on feminist approaches, targeting the Canadian government and multilateral fora.

Sarosi is an ongoing analyst and commentator on Canada’s federal budget. She previously worked for the Nobel Women’s Initiative and grassroots organizations throughout Southeast Asia. She lived five years in Thailand and founded a NGO working to protect human rights defenders. She is also a steering committee member of the Women, Peace and Security Network Canada. She holds degrees in Political Science and Conflict Resolution and has published several reports, articles and op-eds.

Additional Titles and Affiliations

Child Care Now

Board of Directors

Women, Peace and Security Network Canada

Board of Directors


  • Women's economic justice
  • Women's peace and security
  • Humanitarian response
  • Women's rights
  • Gender wage gap
  • Women and work
  • Domestic work
  • Federal budget
  • International development

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