Dr. Xenia Scheil-Adlung

UN Rep for Geneva · International Federation on Ageing

Dr. Xenia Scheil-Adlung is a UN Representative for Geneva / International Federation on Ageing

Decent Work for All International Health Partnerships Workforce shortages and other issues in the health and social sectors Economic impacts of social protection Social protection financing and coverage

Isabella Velicogna

Professor, Earth System Science, Physical Sciences Associate Dean Graduate Studies, Equity and Inclusion · UC Irvine

Isabella Velicogna is a Professor of Earth System Sciences and a Faculty Part time at NASA/Caltech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Physical Climate Sea Level Rise GRACE Satellite Climate Change

Talyn Rahman-Figueroa

CEO · Grassroot Diplomat

International diplomat making diplomacy accessible to everyone.

International Relations Diplomacy Public Diplomacy Foreign Affairs

Paulo Verardi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor · University of Connecticut

Expert on vaccine development & virology (Smallpox, Rinderpest, Zika, coronaviruses, Rift Valley, Powassan, SFTSV, Heartland, & more)

COVID-19 Mosquito-borne Diseases Tick-borne Diseases Zika Smallpox

Jessica Ferne

Director, Global Health Impact · CanWaCH (Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health)

Leader in disaster response, international development, youth & women-led programming, and sexual health & rights

Monitoring and Evaluation Adolescent Health Non-Profit Leadership Program Management Public Health

Lina Moses

Clinical Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Lina Moses' primary interest is the control of viral zoonoses transmitted from small mammals

COVID-19 Ecology Epidemiology Zoonoses Pathogens

Professor Richard Pancost

Professor of Biogeochemistry · University of Bristol

Investigating biogeochemical processes in ancient and modern environments

Biogeochemistry Climate Change How the Earth System Works

Frances (Jack) Putz

Distinguished Professor · University of Florida

An applied ecologist, Frances (Jack) Putz aims to use science to solve real-world problems related to ecosystem management and conservation.

Plant Ecology Indonesian Consevation Issue Economic Botany Applied Ecology Florida Natural History

Amanda Clayton

Assistant Professor of Political Science · Vanderbilt University

Expert in gender and politics, with a focus on the impact of women legislators and candidates and public perception of women leaders.

Political Institutions gender quotas Gender Political Methodology Gender and Politics

Dr Muntasir Shami

Research Associate · Aston University

Muntasir Shami joined the Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship (EFE) department at Aston Business School in September 2018.

Business Improvement Institutions Entrepreneurship Development Economics Gender and Entrepreneurship

Craig McIntosh

Professor of Economics; Co-director, Policy Design and Evaluation Lab · UC San Diego

Craig McIntosh is a development economist whose work focuses on program evaluation.

Program Evaluation Schooling to Prevent HIV/AIDS Credit, Insurance, and Savings Markets Savings Among the Poor Viability of Fair Trade Markets

Sharon Austin

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Sharon Wright Austin’s teaching and research interests are in American Government, Urban Politics, and African American Politics.

Southern Politics African American Politics Urban Politics

Dr. Mine Durusu-Tanriover

Professor of Internal Medicine · Hacettepe University

Prof Mine Durusu Tanriover works closely with regional and global scientific community on adult vaccination, influenza and COVID-19.

Acute Care Quality Improvement Vaccines 4 Life Program Influenza Vaccination

Jed McCaleb

CTO and Cofounder · Stellar Develoment Foundation

Recognizing that the world’s financial infrastructure is broken and that too many people are left without resources, I cofounded Stellar.org

Entrepreneur Startup Nonprofit Tech Technology

Professor Kehinde Andrews

Professor of Black Studies · Birmingham City University

Kehinde Andrews is Professor of Black Studies and Director of the Centre for Critical Social Research at Birmingham City University.

Black Lives Matter Community Activism Ethnicity Race Racism

Dr Virginie Grzelczyk

Reader/Associate Professor in International Relations · Aston University

Virginie's research focuses on security relationships over the Korean Peninsula and especially about North Korea.

Korean Peninsula Northeast Asia Politics Politics of North Korea Foreign Policy Towards North Korea North Korea

Rattan Lal

Associate Professor, Soil Science | Environment and Natural Resources · The Ohio State University

Rattan Lal is a Professor of Soil Physics in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University .

Soil Science Environment Natural Resources

Jeffrey Baumgartner

Founder/Managing Director · Jpb.com

Hyperactive, thought provoking speaker on creative thinking

Creative Thinking Business Innovation

Pedro Sanchez

Research Professor · University of Florida

Pedro Sanchez studies how soils in tropical regions can be managed and improved to increase food production.

Pesticide and Waste Management Latin American Studies World Hunger Food Security Tropical Soils

Peter G. Klein, Ph.D.

Professor of Entrepreneurship · Baylor University

Peter G. Klein is an economist who studies managerial and organizational issues, with a special interest in entrepreneurship and innovation

Entrepreneurship Innovation Diversification Vertical Coordination Public Policy