Tag: Activism & Humanitarian

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Amanda S.C Gorman

Amanda Gorman is an American poet who was born in 1998 in Los Angeles, California. She was raised by a single mother, Dr. Joan Wicks, a middle school English teacher, along with her two siblings, one of whom is her twin, Gabrielle. Gorman was later inspired by her childhood and her mother’s dedication to her …

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He is Mario Lopes

Mario Lopes is the Lusophone Youth Policy Analyst & CEO Tela Digital Media Group. He is passionate about issues concerning young people. He has represented young people since he was twelve years old by leading associative movements, student organizations, civil society organizations, with the aim of empowering the voice of young people to the high platforms. …

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He is Adama Sanneh

Adama Sanneh is the Co-Founder and CEO of the Moleskine Foundation. As a CEO of the Moleskine Foundation, he is committed to explore and leverage the intersection of business, education, culture, and social development to create new and meaningful public value. He has a unique hybrid background in management and cultural studies to his work …

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Let’s meet Edu Lyra

Eduardo Lyra is the Founder and CEO of Instituto Gerando Falcões, a non-profit social organization dedicated to the social promotion of children and adolescents through sport and culture. The group also works in the professional training of young people and adults for the market. Eduardo’s main objective is for the initiative to have an impact throughout …

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Elizabeth Ayom Lang

Elizabeth Ayom Lang is the Founder and CEO of Diversity Focus, a research and training consultancy specializing in workplace cultural diversity, equity, and inclusion. She is also a speaker, author, and educator. She  has a solid background in training, tertiary education (as a teaching academic and researcher), human rights and social justice. She founded the …

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Ana Lucia Mosquera

Ana Lucia Mosquera Rosado is a 2020 Fellow of the Fellowship Programme for people of African descent at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the United Nations. She is an Afro-Peruvian scholar, Communications Consultant, University Professor and Activist. She holds a Bachelor’s in Communications by Universidad de San Martín de Porres …

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Hodan A Mohamed

Hodan Ahmed Mohamed is a Somalian Canadian, Senior UN Human Rights Fellow, an educator, labour advocate and DEI expert with a background in employment and gender equity, stakeholder management and organizational change. Her work as an anti-racism consultant and employment equity specialist enabled her to develop equity centered content and design projects and community implementation …

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She is Ikram Warsame

Ikram Warsame is a Human Rights Lawyer at the Federal Government in Canada. She has over 18 years’ experience and litigates human rights cases in both official languages before the Federal Court of Appeal, Federal Court of Canada and administrative tribunals. Prior to this she apprenticed at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for …

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Meet Larry Goodin

Larry Goodin is a 5th Year Professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University where he specializes in Multi-Cultural Perspectives, Global Issues, 21st Century Leadership, Sustainable Development Goals and Preparation for Professional Life. He is an Educational Consultant with the New York City Department of Education who is passionate about capacity building, equitable practices in education and family …

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Barr. Justina Obaoye

Justina Obaoye-Ajala is a United Nations Fellow for People of African Descent, President of African Diaspora in China Network (ADiC Net),Member of the Parliament of the State of the African Diaspora (SOAD), Ambassador of Nigeria for International Elite Women, Canada, Ambassador of African Youth Diaspora Organization (AYDO),Global Peace Ambassador of World Youth Organization (WYO),Pioneer Acting …