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Thomas Mueller

By Phyllis Ressler | February 29, 2024

Specializes in child rights advocacy and campaigning, child protection and technology

Carolyn E. Yoder

By Phyllis Ressler | September 13, 2023

Specializing in addressing trauma to interrupt cycles of violence, and eco angst.

Victor P. Karunan, Ph.D.

By Phyllis Ressler | April 30, 2023

Victor has over 35 years of professional experience in over 40 countries in both the Global North and Global South, with special focus on Child Rights and Child Development, Results-based Management, Social Policy, Adolescent Participation and Development.

Carolyn Williams

By Phyllis Ressler | March 13, 2023

Carolyn works internationally as a consultant focused on peacebuilding, social
justice, political and humanitarian affairs, partnerships and resource mobilization.

David L. Myers

By Phyllis Ressler | March 12, 2023

David L. Myers has more than 40 years of leadership experience within faith-based, humanitarian, government, and philanthropic organizations.

Alejandro Linayo

By Phyllis Ressler | March 8, 2023

He is a Systems Engineer, with MSc Organizational Studies, PhD in Education/Social Sciences and also Doctoral Studies (PhD-C) in Human Sciences.

Mark Connolly

By Phyllis Ressler | March 8, 2023

In the past decade, he has focussed on applying public health principles to reduce homicide and violence among young people, reducing risks, and increasing protection for children in migrations. For the past four years, he has amassed extensive experience in emergency preparedness and humanitarian response.

Carol Bellamy

By Phyllis Ressler | March 7, 2023

Ms Bellamy was
previously a member of the New York State Senate, President of
the New York City Council, Director of the United States Peace
Corps, Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund
(UNICEE). and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Globa
Partnership for Education.

Leo Kenny

By Phyllis Ressler | March 7, 2023

Thirty years of international development experience with UNAIDS, UNICEF, international development agencies and NGOs, including in countries with large humanitarian responses.

Peter Mulrean

By Phyllis Ressler | March 7, 2023

Peter Mulrean spent much of his diplomatic career working to make foreign policy and foreign assistance mutually reinforcing.

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