Category Archives: Speakers

Speaker : Roger Thurow

Roger Thurow: joined The Chicago Council on Global Affairs as senior fellow for global agriculture and food policy in January 2010 after three decades at The Wall Street Journal. In 2012, he also became a fellow for the ONE Campaign.

Speaker : Roger Thurow

Roger Thurow: joined The Chicago Council on Global Affairs as senior fellow for global agriculture and food policy in January 2010 after three decades at The Wall Street Journal. In 2012, he also became a fellow for the ONE Campaign.

Speaker : Salim Sheikh and Sikha Patra

Salim Sheikh and Sikha Patra:  Salim Sheikh, a boy of 15 years, lives in a polluted slum in East Kolkata, India. Sikha Patra, a girl of 15 years, lives in an Indian slum called Neheru Colony. This dynamic duo has

Speaker : Salim Sheikh and Sikha Patra

Salim Sheikh and Sikha Patra:  Salim Sheikh, a boy of 15 years, lives in a polluted slum in East Kolkata, India. Sikha Patra, a girl of 15 years, lives in an Indian slum called Neheru Colony. This dynamic duo has

Speaker : Catheen Kaveny

Catheen Kaveny: is the John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law and Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, and is currently a visiting professor at Princeton University. Dr. Kaveny focuses her academic work on the intersection of

Speaker : Catheen Kaveny

Catheen Kaveny: is the John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law and Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, and is currently a visiting professor at Princeton University. Dr. Kaveny focuses her academic work on the intersection of

Speaker : Halimatou Hima

Halimatou Hima: was born in Niger, where she served as the first president of the Youth Parliament at the age fifteen. During her tenure, she engaged various stakeholders for national campaigns on girls education, especially on rural areas, among other

Speaker : Halimatou Hima

Halimatou Hima: was born in Niger, where she served as the first president of the Youth Parliament at the age fifteen. During her tenure, she engaged various stakeholders for national campaigns on girls education, especially on rural areas, among other

Speaker : Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates: Melinda Gates is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Along with Bill Gates, she shapes and approves the foundation’s strategies, reviews results, and sets the overall direction of the organization. Together they meet with grantees and

Speaker : Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates: Melinda Gates is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Along with Bill Gates, she shapes and approves the foundation’s strategies, reviews results, and sets the overall direction of the organization. Together they meet with grantees and

Speaker : David Fasanya

David Fasanya: is a Nigerian-born performance artist residing in Brooklyn, New York. As a poet he has been the Art Initiative Slam Champion, second-place winner at the Urban Word NYC Youth poet laureate slam, and member of the 2012 Urban

Speaker : David Fasanya

David Fasanya: is a Nigerian-born performance artist residing in Brooklyn, New York. As a poet he has been the Art Initiative Slam Champion, second-place winner at the Urban Word NYC Youth poet laureate slam, and member of the 2012 Urban

Speaker : Julie Dixon

Julie Dixon investigates the changing ways we interact with and support the significant social issues facing the world today. As a researcher, adjunct professor, and director of Georgetown University’s Center for Social Impact Communication, she works with hundreds of organizations

Speaker : Julie Dixon

Julie Dixon investigates the changing ways we interact with and support the significant social issues facing the world today. As a researcher, adjunct professor, and director of Georgetown University’s Center for Social Impact Communication, she works with hundreds of organizations