Join UNA-Atlanta and partners to celebrate
the 77th anniversary of the United Nations at our virtual meeting
Empowering Youth to Nourish Peace
5:15 PM EST - 7:30 PM EST
Speakers at the webinar will shed light on
- The actions being taken to address the challenges of sustaining peace
- The current resources that empower youths in creating sustainable communities
- Actions individuals of all ages can take to raise awareness on youth engagement in peace-building efforts with an emphasis on food security and mental well-being.
Ms. Albino has worked in various capacities with girls/women, youth, and children, making her a flexible and proactive team player. She demonstrates strong collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, and communication skills useful attributes for any team. She is politically astute, which has contributed to ‘big picture’ transformation in development interventions.
Ms. Albino holds a Doctor of Education (University of Fort Hare); with post graduate qualifications in Education and Change Management (University of Sussex), Policy Development and Analysis (University of Maastricht), Managing Education Sector Reform (World Bank Institute), Business Administration and General Management (Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and Conflict Resolution/Management (University of Birmingham).
Alicia believes in the importance of giving with an open heart to those in need. At Feeding GA Families, there are no requirements or judgment, just a group of people dedicated to giving those around us, and each other, a helping hand in the moments it is needed the most.
Alicia has worked with Feeding GA Families as a co-founder and CFO for over 12 years. She has established partnerships with over 150 nonprofit organizations to distribute food across the state of Georgia and has established a nationwide distribution program to reach more people in need. Alicia holds a Bachelor of Arts with a course emphasis in Business Management, Psychology, and Public Service from Ashworth University.
Jamal is the founder of the Swim Up Hill Foundation which focuses on reaching low-and middle-income communities of colour both nationally and internationally that are at the greatest risk of drowning. To date, the organization has established partnerships across the United States, as well as international programmes in Colombia, Portugal, and within countries in Northern Africa.
Jamal is inspired to build an international network that removes the stigma associated with disability, fosters the inclusion and well-being of persons with disabilities into sports, and empowers an ever-expanding and inclusive aquatics global community for decades to come.
Besides teaching and research, Szilvia is active as a consultant for whole-school positive psychological interventions aiming to enhance wellbeing and mental health among students and staff and developed a complex e-learning material about positive psychological concepts and interventions for educational purposes. She held several online/offline workshops and trainings about wellbeing and mental health for teachers and young adults both in Hungary and other countries of Europe (e.g. Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Croatia). She was the program coordinator of the Hungarian Templeton Project, which is a pilot program for the personalized support of exceptional cognitive talents.
Dr. Fodor is a regular consultant of the European Talent Centre, Budapest, member of the international advisory board of the European Talent Support Network and serves as the Vice-president of the ECHA (European Council for High Ability). She is an advocate of global wellbeing and sustainability, and an enthusiastic disseminator of scientific knowledge.
Okan is the Co-Founder of Twin Science, the world’s first ed-tech company that combines science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning with SDGs education for young people to raise them as tomorrow’s changemakers. Twin Science has reached more than one million young people with Twin STEM Kits and the Twin mobile app in over 70 countries. Twin Science has been recognized as a “Technology Pioneer” by the World Economic Forum, won BETT Awards 2020 and the Silver Play for Change Award from Toy Industry of Europe.
As a student, Okan started his journey with the Young Guru Academy, one of Turkey’s leading NGOs, while studying at university. He was selected as one of the 50 young talents among 50,000 applicants to develop impact-driven projects for refugees, orphans, the visually impaired, and others through volunteerism.
Passionate about eliminating inequality in education worldwide, Okan has also been leading a social responsibility project called the World Science Movement (WSM). The project aims to give children better access to STEM education. WSM has reached over 500,000 underprivileged children in Cameroon, Ghana, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya and Turkey. Okan believes that no curious mind should be left behind and he is dedicated towards working for this purpose until reaching all young people around the world.