As a consultant, Maria has worked with Mind, Time’s Up UK, Leigh Day and more, serving as an expert to the United Nations OHCHR. They were awarded la Médaille du Barreau by the Paris Bar Association for their services to human rights.
Featuring on Buzzfeed’s list of top LGBT Brits, Maria called out President Obama face-to-face on discriminatory bathroom laws in America to international recognition in 2016, and reformed the Civil Service’s attitude to trans inclusion. Maria was shortlisted for Liberty’s Christine Jackson Award, and selected as one of BBC 100 Women’s Girls’ Champions.
Maria continues to deliver keynotes and chair panels, previously speaking at organisations such as Stonewall, Amnesty International, and Women of the World Festival. They tweet @Maria_Munir.