We take immense pride in our incredible network of believers and supporters who play a crucial role in running our projects and events. Meet the invaluable speakers who contribute their expertise at IMPACT: Creating Hope Together

Ameer Shaheed

Independent Consultant

Ameer is a multidisciplinary researcher, consultant Read More

Amina Seck

Les Cultur’elles

Amina Seck is a Senegalese novelist and Read More

Ana Cabria Mellace

Fundacion Cambio Democratico

Ana Cabria Mellace is a Lawyer and Specialist Read More

Anis Barnat

Community Arts Network

Anis is a multi-cultural citizen of the Read More

Ángela María Pérez

Cultural Affairs of Central Bank of Colombia

Head of the Office for Cultural Affairs of Banco Read More

Armine Avetisyan


Armine is a peacebuilding practitioner focused on Read More

Asena Günal

Anadolu Kültür

Asena Günal (1973), obtained her BS in International Read More

Bonface Beti


Bonface is an international artist-peacebuilder, Read More

Cecilia Campos

Social Communicator and Lawyer

Cecilia has performed cultural management Read More

Cindy Cohen


Cynthia Cohen (Cindy) is a community oral Read More

Dessa Quesada-Palm


Dessa joined the Philippine Educational Theater Read More

Dijana Milošević


Dijana Milošević is an award-winning theater Read More

Ellada Evangelou

Theater Practitioner and Scholar

Ellada Evangelou was born and Read More

Emilie Diouf

Brandeis University

Emilie Diouf is an assistant professor of English Read More

Ezgi Yilmaz


Ezgi Yılmaz has been working as a fundraising and strategic Read More

Harsha Bhamdipati

Sustainable Development Practitioner

Harsha Bhamidipati, Sustainable Read More

Igal Ezraty

Jaffa Theatre

Holds a B.A. in Education and Community Theatre, Tel Aviv Read More

Jason Ferenczi

UnRival Network

Jesse Eaves

Humanity United

Jesse Eaves is Senior Director, Peacebuilding Read More

John Paul Lederach

Humanity United

John Paul Lederach is a Senior Fellow at Humanity UnitedRead More

Kai Brennert

Founder of edge and story

Kai Brennert is the Founder of edge Read More

Kitche Magak


Kitche is a professor of literature at Maasai Mara University Read More

Kyoko Okumoto

Northeast Asia Regional Peacebuilding Institute

Kyoko Okumoto, Ph.D. works in the fields of Read More

Lama Amine


Lama is a performer, choreographer, Read More

Laura Alexander

 Prince Claus Fund

Laura Alexander is the coordinator of Monitoring, Read More

Lee Perlman


Lee researches arts, politics and cultural Read More

Lorenzo Angelini

European Peacebuilding Liaison Office

Lorenzo works as Senior Policy Officer for Read More

Michael Orlove

 National Endowment for the Arts

As Director of State, Regional & Local Read More

Onna Rhea Cabio Quizo

Watch against Violence and Exploitation

Onna is a graduate of Silliman University Read More

Otieno Ombok

human rights activist

Otieno Ombok is a Kenyan human rights activist who utilizes nonviolence social change Read More

Polly Walker


Polly is of Cherokee ancestry and a member of the Cherokee Southwest Read More

Rosanna Lewis


Rosanna is a part-time independent consultant and Senior Relationship Read More

Sarra Saeed

Artist with Elbows

Sarra Solo is a self-taught interdisciplinarian. Along with her medical Read More

Seba Kourani

Theatre Practitioner

Seba Kourani, a theater Practitioner based in Beirut, Lebanon, holds a Read More

Shoghakat Vardanyan

1489 documentary

Shoghakat Vardanyan was born in 1993 into a familyRead More

Sinai Peter

Palestinian and Jewish Arts Solidarity group

Sinai Peter is a theatre director, actor,Read More

Susan Kilonzo

Maseno University

Toni Shapiro-Phim

Brandeis University

Toni Shapiro-Phim is Associate Professor of Creativity, Read More

Vana Filipovski

Imagining Peace

Vana Filipovski is a cultural manager and a researcher working Read More