Tony and Cherie Blair are keynote Speakers at World Humanitarian Forum 2019. The couple will discuss their journey, their vision for humanitarian aid and ultimately shaping the future for a better tomorrow.
Inspiring Women Take Centre Stage at this Year’s World Humanitarian Forum
Some of the world’s most important pioneers and influencers in humanitarian aid will be speaking at this year’s event on April 17/18th at Excel London. Here’s just 6 incredible women, out of the 35 international speakers at WHF.
Basima has ten years of diverse civil engineering experience focused on sustainable development in Iraq. She is the founder and CEO of KESK that ensures current developments should not harm the interests of future generations. She has been featured in Forbes, Time and Business Insider.
Yasmine Sherif is a human rights lawyer and Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW), a global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crisis, established at the World Humanitarian Summit and by UNICEF. She has served in New York, Geneva and in crisis-affected countries in Africa, Asia, Balkans and the Middle East.
Vivian has a strong commitment to education, empowerment and leadership. She is a strategic development consultant on education, youth empowerment, employment and women economic empowerment. She is the Founder/Director at Leading Light Initiative and Youth Advisor at Global Education Monitoring Report, UNESCO. New African Woman Magazine featured her as one of “30 under 30: Faces Changing Africa Now” and Forbes as “One to Watch”.
Serene Dardari is a Syrian social change maker and a civil society communication advisor. She is currently the Communication Manager at the American Near East Refugee Aid organization. Serene considers herself a peace monger, and did her first internship with the UN World Food Program in Damascus when she was only fifteen years old; during which she worked with Palestinian and Iraqi refugees in Syria Serene has been in Lebanon for eight years.
Noella Coursaris Musunka
Philanthropist and model Noëlla is the founder of Malaika, a grassroots non-profit that works to educate and empower girls and communities in her home country of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Malaika’s work, has three main components, all offered free of charge: 1) An accredited school for 314 girls; 2) A community center offering literacy, health, sports, and vocational programs; and 3) Access to clean water through 17 new and refurbished wells.