Tracy Fisher, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

A Black Feminist anthropologist with an intersectional perspective on race, gender, sexuality, class, nation, and social justice

Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Women of Color Feminisms Feminist Theory and Methodologies Grassroots Organizing Citizenship

Dr. Lyn Phillipson

Associate Professor & Principle Research Fellow · University of Wollongong Australia

Lyn is an award-winning public health academic involved in research and action to promote aged and dementia friendly communities

Public Health Qualitative Methods Ageing Dementia Vulnerability

Mark Warschauer

Professor of Education and Informatics · UC Irvine

Mark Warschauer is a Professor of Education and Informatics at the University of California, Irvine.

Literacy Educational Technology Online Learning Education Language

Stephanie Limoncelli

Associate Professor of Sociology · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Labor Gender Sociological Theory International Organizations

Anne Berit Rafoss

Project Coordinator - National Network of Age-friendly Communities · The Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities

Anne Berit has been responsible for creating awareness of the age-friendly agenda in Norway.

Ageing Age-Friendly Networks Health Politics Healthcare Sector Elderly Care Stategies

Christine Saulnier

Nova Scotia Director · Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Christine Saulnier serves as the Nova Scotia director for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Research Women and Politics Canadian Public Policy Social Policy Antipoverty

Tiffany Muller Myrdahl

Urbanist and Feminist Geographer · Simon Fraser University

Specializes in equity and inclusion. Uses policy analysis and collaborative research with women and LGBTQ people to examine urban change.

Geographies of social difference (with an emphasis on gender and sexuality) Municipal Social Inclusion Policy Qualitative and Mixed Method Research Oral history methods for research and policymaking

Kia Lilly Caldwell, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Caldwell can discuss the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on people of color in the U.S. and Brazil.

Critical Race Studies Black Feminism Gender and Race in Brazil Afro-Latin Studies African Diaspora Studies

Alana Officer

Unit Head, Demographic Change and Healthy Ageing · World Health Organization

Alana Officer coordinates the United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing (2021-2030) & oversees WHO's work on age-friendly environments.

Disability and Rehabilitation Public Health Communications Age-friendly Environments Ageism

Dorota Blumczynska

Executive Director · Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba Inc.

Welcoming refugees into our communities strengthens the fibers of our societies and enriches our human experiences.

Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Diversity Social inclusion Refugee Resettlement Public Speaking

Jacqueline Kennelly

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology · Carleton University

Professor Kennelly's work encompasses youth cultural studies, critical educational studies, urban sociology, and social movements

Youth Cultures Citizenship Democracy Social Inclusion and Exclusion Globalization and Neoliberalism

Ian Chodikoff

Founder and Director · Fora Strategic Planning Inc.

Founder and Director of a trust-based urban consultancy that helps clients see the invisible opportunities in their urban environments.

Urban Design Architecture Urban Planning

Martha Radice

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology · Dalhousie University

An anthropologist who studies the social, spatial and cultural dynamics of cities.

Urban Studies Public Space Études urbaines Espace public Multiculturalism and cosmopolitanism

Georgeen Theodore

Director, Master of Infrastructure Planning Program · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Professor Theodore focuses on the relationship between strategic planning and local development

Equitable Economic Development Participatory & Dialogic Processes Regional Development Sustainable Building Design Strategic Planning