Global Scholar Speakers

Global Scholar offers unparalleled access to experts in international affairs and global issues. Our 2021 speakers included:

Orion Camero, Executive Director, Sustain US
Asia Jackson, Actress and SKNFLUENCER Founder
Rabih Torbay, President & CEO, Project HOPE
Gabrielle Fitzgerald, Founder & CEO, PANORAMA
Mike Beard, Director, Better World Campaign
John Glenn, Policy Director, US Global Leadership Coalition
Omer Kanat, Founder, Uyghur Human Rights Project
Marie Claire Kaberamanzi, Malala Fund Advocate
Jennifer Rigg, Executive Director, Global Campaign for Education
Jonathon Price, Director of International Partners, Aspen Institute
Nikki DeVignes, Associate Director, Energy and Environment, Aspen Institute
Tan Copsey, Senior Director, Projects and Partnerships, Climate Nexus
Franklin Morales, Head Of Commercial and Economic Development Affairs, Embassy of Panama
Tina Gaddy, Assistant Director for Undergraduate Professional Development, Georgetown University
Raisa Borshchigova, Senior Program Officer, Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights
Uma Iyer, Vice President for Marketing and Communications, National Women’s Law Center
Karim Kamel, Program Analyst, Carnegie Corporation
Fadimata Walet Inorene, Education Advisor, CARE
Niamh King, Deputy Director, Aspen Strategy Group
Sahil Jain, Foreign Service Officer, State Department
Amy Ganz, Deputy Director, Aspen Economic Strategy Group
ellen cherry, Song and Story Alchemist, Musician & Performer
Peter Kwasi Kodjie, Secretary-General, All-Africa Student Union
Maudo Jallow, Associate, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
Priscila Rodríguez Benavides, Associate Director for Advocacy, Disability Rights International
Tahil Sharma, Regional Coordinator for North America, United Religions Initiative
Inna Michaeli, Program Director, Association for Women’s Rights in Development
Dr. Dorothy Sue Cobble, Professor Emerita of History and Labor Studies, Rutgers University
Dr. Angelique Nixon, Lecturer, UWI St. Augustine
Josh Utter, Outreach Officer, Jesuit Refugee Service
Vivian Schiller, Executive Director, Aspen Digital
Andrea Pimentel, Program Coordinator, WAND
Alexandra Wilcox, Legislative Assistant, United States Senate
Lisa Schroeter, Global Director of Trade & Investment Policy, Dow
Brie Charles, Manager of Recruitment & Enrollment, University of Pittsburgh
Renata Koch Alvarenga, Founder and Director of EmpoderaClima
Delia Kropp, Transgender Advocate and Actress
Anthony Mitchell, Office of the DC Mayor
Kelsey Suemnicht, US Department of State
Stefani Spirovska, President, Youth Educational Forum
Wadi Ben-Hirki, Ashoka Fellow and Nigerian Women’s Rights Activist
Guy Djoken, Executive Director, UNESCO Center for Peace
Michelle Stinson, Assistant Director of Admissions, American University
Jeremiah Rakowski, Assistant Director of Admissions, American University
Christa Giesecke, Coordinator, Global Campaign for Education-US
Shruti Nallappa, Senior Fellow, Global Campaign for Education-US
Stephanie Peña, Fellow, Global Campaign for Education-US
Taylor Rogers, Student Fellow, Global Campaign for Education-US
Maya Punjwani, Communications Associate, Shot@Life, United Nations Foundation
Melina Pérez, Diversity Fellow, Association of Professional Schools in International Affairs