Global Scholar Speakers

Global Scholar offers unparalleled access to experts in international affairs and global issues. Our 2020 speakers included:

John Conger, Director, The Center for Climate and Security
Miriam Belblidia, Director of Research & Advocacy, Imagine Water Works
Joye Braun, Community Organizer, Indigenous Environmental Network
Tan Copsey, Senior Director, Projects and Partnerships, Climate Nexus
Vincent Defourny, Director, UNESCO Geneva Liaison
Ambassador Liberata Mulamula
Anthony Mitchell, U.S. House of Representatives
Fadimata Walet Inore, Save the Children
Nelima Sitati, Executive Director, African Career Education and Resource, Inc
Georges Budagu Makoko, Founder, Ladder to the Moon Network
Gordon Wong, Regional Organizing Manager, The ONE Campaign
Maudo Jallow, Associate, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
Ambassador Makeda Antoine-Cambridge, Ambassador to the UN
Lorna Morris, Student Recruitment, University of Warwick
Peter Kwasi Kodjie, Secretary General, All-African Students Union
Kelsey Suemnicht, Project Manager & Facilitator, US Department of State
Carolyn Reynolds, Co-Founder, Pandemic Action Network
Ashley Bennett, Digital Health Governance & Policy Lead, PATH
Michael Breen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Human Rights First
John K. Glenn, Policy Director, US Global Leadership Coalition
Kate Midden, Communications Director, Global Health Advocacy Incubator
Angela Bruce-Raeburn, Regional Advocacy Director, Global Health Advocacy Incubator
Dr. Eric Bertherat, Department of Pandemic and Epidemic Diseases, World Health Organization
Dr. Maria Neira, Public Health, Environment and Social Determinants of Health, World Health Organization
Kate Kroeger, Executive Director, Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights
Louisa Greve, Director of Global Advocacy, Uyghur Human Rights Project
Marie Claire Kaberamanzi, Refugee & Malala Fund Representative
Jennifer Rigg, Executive Director, Global Campaign for Education-US
Xochitl Oseguera, Vice President, Mamá
Josh Utter, Outreach Coordinator, Jesuit Refugee Services
Karim Kamel, International Peace and Security Analyst, Carnegie Corporation
Jonathon Price, Director for International Partners, Aspen Institute
Rachel B. Vogelstein, Director, Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations
Lanisia Rhoden, Founder, Young Women/Men of Purpose and Link Your Purpose
Dr. Josh Sharfstein, Vice Dean, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
Elizabeth Serlemitsos, Director, Breakthrough ACTION, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs
Priscila Rodríguez, Associate Director for Advocacy, Disability Rights International
Tahil Sharma, North America Regional Coordinator, United Religions Initiative
Michele Peters, Special Advisor, United States Department of State
Briana Suarez, International Admissions & Operations Manager, APSIA
Carmen Iezzi Mezzera, Director, Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs
Jaiya Lalla, Senior Global Education Manager, UN Association of the National Capital Area
Tina S. Gaddy, Assistant Director for Undergraduate Professional Development, Georgetown University
Saliho Toure, Undergraduate Student, American University School of International Service
Julie Hackett, Communication and Knowledge Management Consultant, UNICEF
Jane Rhee, Vice President, Global Public Affairs, The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
Raymond Kao, Health Policy and Issues Management Analyst, CDC
Alexandra J. Wheatley, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, 9th District of New York Representative
Karen Showalter, Senior Campaign Director, MomsRising
Nour Qutyan, Artist, Restaurant Worker, and Community Organizer
Sam Jones, Lead Policy Organizer, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United Philadelphia
Danson Gichini, Project Coordinator, Geneva Peace Week, Geneva Peacebuilding Platform