Brenda R. Alegre
Brenda R. Alegre teaches in the Gender Studies program of The University of Hong Kong. She has a BS, MA & PhD in Psychology. She has always been among the most visible queer activist in Hong Kong and the Philippines and has appeared on TV and radio. She has been among the more prominent voices of the community speaking all over the world. Her research work and publications are mostly on exploring the trans identities using interdisciplinary approaches. She was on the Executive board of ILGA Asia (2019 to 2022) and ILGA world (2015 to 2019) and currently the Society of Transsexual Women of the Philippines. She's a mentor to Migrant Workers groups in Hong Kong. She delivered a statement in 2018 at the United Nations on Transgender Advocacy week and won the Hong Kong LGBTQ plus Public Champion and among the Finalists for AmCham Women of Influence 2023. She was among the speakers of the Sydney World Pride Human Rights Conference 2023. Follow on LinkedIn.