Samantha Chapman, PhD

Professor of Biology | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Samantha Chapman, PhD is an Associate Professor with expertise in global change in coastal ecosystems and invasive plant species.

Carbon Storage and Sequestration Invasive Species Biodiversity Loss Climate change effects on coastal wetlands

Brian Edwards

Dean & Professor of English School of Liberal Arts · Tulane University

Brian Edwards examines U.S. literature and culture in a global context, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.

Middle East Studies Higher Education Administration

Amy Coupal

Chief Executive Officer · My Class Needs Foundation/Learnography/Curriculum Services Canada

Not-for-profit leader, passionate educator, life long learner

Adult Education Teacher Training Public Speaking Teaching Educational Technology

Regula (Reggie) Modlich

Urban Planner · Toronto Women's City Alliance

Urban planner, focusing on gender issues, active in the Toronto Women's City Alliance

Community Outreach Women's Rights Equality Rights Sociology Institutional Development

Professor Saffron Karlsen

Associate Professor in Sociology · University of Bristol

Investigating ethnicity and ethic identities to overcome discrimination

FGM Prejudice Identity Ethnic Backgrounds Race

Dr. Lynsey Melville

Director of the Centre for Low Carbon Research and Lead of the Bioenergy Research Group, Senior Researcher, School of Engineering and the Built Environment · Birmingham City University

Dr. Lynsey Melville researches accelerating the adoption of environmentally sustainable and commercially viable energy from biomass.

Wastewater Treatment Biomass and Bioenergy Anaerobic Digestion Organic Waste Management

Andrea Hlady

President · Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition

Andrea Hlady is the president of a grassroots conservation group that advocates for protection of the Castle Wildland area (SW Alberta).

Philanthropic Investments Fundraising Leadership

Joleah Lamb

Assistant Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology · UC Irvine

Joleah Lamb's research focuses on natural buffers for mitigating infectious diseases that threaten coral reefs in coastal regions.

Coral Reefs Ecosystems Conservation Biology Ocean Health Ocean Pollution Disease Ecology

Dr. Jane Barratt

Secretary General · International Federation on Ageing

As Secretary General of the IFA Dr Barratt is an internationaly respected speaker on age related issues across the globe.

Fostering Healthy Ageing Healthy Ageing Public Policy and Advocacy Population Ageing Women's Rights

Glen Duerr, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of International Studies · Cedarville University

Dr. Deurr's research interests include nationalism and secession, comparative politics, and international relations theory

International Terrorism Domestic Terrorism International Relations Brexit

Comila Shahani-Denning

Professor of Psychology; Director, M.A. Program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology · Hofstra University

Expert in workplace issues and behavior, hiring practices, leadership development, human resource management

Sexual Harrassment in the Workplace Workplace Civility Human Resource Development Workplace Behavior Leadership Development

Veronika Sonsev

CEO & Founder · inSparq

An inspirational personality in the mobile and digital technology field who is pioneering new business opportunities for women entrepreneurs

Startups and Investment Management Entrepreneurship Mobile Technology and Wireless Financial Forecasting and Planning Operations Management

Charles Eduardos, C.Ht.

Executive/Life Transformation Coach - Motivational/Inspirational Speaker · Victorious Living System

Executive/Life Transformation Coach, Motivational/Inspirational Speaker

Victorious Living Mastering Stress Dream Big From Dreams to Plans to Reality Free to Be Me!

Prof. Andrew Byrnes

Professor of International Law and Human Rights · University New South Wales

Andrew Byrnes joined the UNSW Law Faculty as Professor of International Law in May 2005

Combating Ageism Law Public Policy Human Rights

Stephanie Nawyn

Associate Professor and Co-director of Center for Gender in Global Context · Michigan State University

Stephanie Nawyn specializes in migration and refugees, human trafficking and migrant labor exploitation.

Gender Immigration Refugees Resettlement

Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law

Richard Himelfarb

Professor of Political Science · Hofstra University

Professor Himelfarb's scholarly interests and expertise include health care policy (Affordable Care Act), Congress and the presidency.

Political Science American Politics Affordable Care Act Health Care Policy Congress

Erin Hunt

Program Manager · Mines Action Canada

Humanitarian disarmament expert focusing on indiscriminate weapons, victim assistance, casualties and international disarmament treaties.

Disarmament Landmines Cluster Munitions Nuclear Weapons Civil Society Campaigning

David Kenney

Psychologist · Kid-Epics

David J. Kenney is a noted speaker having presented to parent and professional groups at colleges, universities and educational in-services.

Healing Childhood Trauma Raising Successful Children Understanding Behavior as Language Raising Your Child's Emotional Intelligence Stress Management

Penelope Simons

Professor, Faculty of Law · University of Ottawa

Penelope Simons has been engaged in research on corporate human rights accountability for over a decade.

Business and Human Rights Corporate Social Responsibility International Human Rights Law Transnational Corporations Human Rights and International Economic Law