Natasha Lewis

Board Member

Natasha is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Ministry for Women, currently working on addressing the gender pay gap in Aotearoa, pay equity-related law reform, and on supporting diverse women leaders. Before joining the Ministry for Women, Natasha worked at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT). 

Before joining the New Zealand government, Natasha worked at UN Women, the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, in New York  and Bangkok, on development programmes supporting migrant women and girls who were employed as domestic and care workers. She has a Masters of International Law and Gender Studies (Distinction) from the London School of Economics and Political Science as New Zealand’s Chevening Scholar for 2014/15, and is also on the board of the UN Women National Committee of Aotearoa/New Zealand. 

Natasha is an Emerging Leader of New Zealand Asian Leaders (NZAL) and a member of the Asian New Zealand Leadership Network. She runs the Wellington chapter of 'Internationalistas', a monthly meet up of women interested in development, human rights and all things global.