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Mrs. Ana Barufi

I am also a researcher at The University of São Paulo Regional and Urban Economics lab, and I hold a Ph.D in Economics from the same university, having spent two semesters abroad at Arizona State University (GeoDA Center) and VU Amsterdam (Spatial Economics Department). Moreover, I have experience with research projects in the academic and professional environments, with a significant list of publications in academic journals. My research is mostly centered on applied economic analysis, with a specialization in regional and urban economics.

Ms. Ishita Aggarwal

She has a keen interest in health equity, gender equality, and social sustainability. She has served as Access and Equity Student Blogger at U of T Student Life Blog, Founding Member of Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) National Conference, and Research Associate at International Women's Rights Project.

Mr. Julian Colombo

I have an undergraduate degree in Political Sciences from the Catholic University in Argentina and a MA in Policy Management from Georgetown University (Washington, DC). I'm a political advisor in the Argentina National Congress, and I have 10 years of experience in public administration and public policy, always working in the public sector.


She has been into new technologies since 2015 where she was a consultant in Investment banking at IBM.

Ghita has a Magistre in Corporate Finance and masters at ESSEC Business School Grande Ecole.

As member of the Board of Femmes de demain International, she believes in women empowerment and sustainable finance. Using new technologies, we can create a finance for good

Mr. Ruben Barnabas Djogbenou

He is also a researcher and a guest lecturer at the Graduate School of Statistics and Applied Economics of Dakar. Ruben is both statistician and economist by training. This dual combination which he has been determined to enhance through his working experience has imparted him with important skills. Those span quantitative and qualitative research methods, strategic planning, public policies, leadership, development economics, foresight analysis, monetary policy, etc.

Mr. Chidera Ezekwesili

His Individual vision is to contribute to the progress of an impact organization that provides him the opportunity to pursue a challenging career while enhancing his knowledge and thriving as a member of a team that benefit from his technical skills, values and strong interpersonal networks. His social mission is to galvanize the citizens of Nigeria to keep a clean environment as it will improve the health and wellbeing of all. In

Ms. Maria Lourdes Landivar

Vice Chairwoman of the International Young Democrat Union (IYDU), a global alliance of centre-right political youth organizations with 127 members from more than 81 different nations, it is the youth wing of the International Democrat Union


Patricia AHANDA is also Deputy Mayor in charge of Digital and Vocational Training in the Paris region, in the city of Champigny-sur-Marne. Committed to the issues of Women's Leadership, Women's Entrepreneurship and to fight against social, economic and gender inequalities, she is named in 2018 Forbes Under 30 Fellows.

Mr. Hallelujah Lulie Wondimu

Currently, he is a Program Director at Amani Africa; an independent policy research think tank based in Addis Ababa. He is a graduate from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) specializing on nationalism and democratization. Prior to that, he worked as a researcher at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) for seven years, and as a research consultant for the international Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) for a year.

Mr. Ali Belhaj Zahi

I achieved my Professional Master’s Degree in Industrial and manufacturing Engineering. I am the CEO and Co-founder of EVOCRAFT, a startup designing the next generation of educational robots and providing workshops in robotics for youth and kids in order to enlarge their knowledge about technology. EVOCRAFT was selected among the Top 10 Startups of the year 2018 in the Startup Istanbul Event.


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