Event Speakers


Co-Chair, UNA-NCA Sustainable Development Committee
President of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture
UN Independent Expert Mechanism on Racial Justice and Law Enforcement
Administrator, Office of Community Sustainability, Howard County Government
Senior Policy Advisor for Gender, Climate Change, & Innovation in the Secretary of State’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI) at the U.S. Department of State
International Human Rights Lawyer and Activist
Blume Professor at Law and Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative, Georgetown University Law Center
Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders
Supervising Staff Attorney for Accountability, Human Rights First
Deputy Assistant Secretary, International Organization Affairs
Deputy Director, UNDP Washington Representation Office
Senior Policy Advisor to Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Washington
Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Bureau for Management Services
Deputy Director of the UN Information Centre in Washington, DC.
Digital Technology Program Specialist, USAID
Senior Advisor, Digital & Financial Inclusion and Gender Equality, USAID
Executive Director and Co-Founder, Women in Global Health
Co-Chair, UNA-NCA African Affairs Committee
Co-Chair, UNA-NCA Human Rights Committee
President and CEO of the U.S. Institute of Peace
Renee Dopplick
Representative, American Bar Association
Humanitarian Assistance Foreign Service Officer
Research Analyst, Protecting Civilians and Human Security Program at the Stimson Center
Vice President, Strategic Growth & Business Development at One Earth Future Foundation
Engagement Specialist for Global Forest Watch at the World Resources Institute
Postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Global Health Science and Security
Senior Adviser, Communications, Partnerships, & Policy at UNDP Washington
Global Advocacy Portfolio Lead for the American Heart Association
Special Assistant to the Vice President and Corporate Secretary for the World Bank Group
International Education and Development Professional, Co-Communications Officer, Young Professionals
Communications Leader for the Government Affairs Arm of Hitachi, Ltd.
Communications Manager at Women Deliver
Founder and CEO of Mel&N Media Group
Technology Solutions for GBV and Technology-Facilitated GBV, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Deputy Senior Official, Secretary's Office of Global Women's Issues (S/GWI), U.S. Department of State
CEO & Founder, Global Freedom Group
Gender-based Violence Technical Advisor, UN Population Fund (UNFPA)
Gender-based Violence Technical Advisor, UN Population Fund (UNFPA)
Founder and Director, International Justice Lab; Assistant Professor of Government, The College of William & Mary; Faculty Affiliate, Global Research Institute
Founder and President, Kakenya's Dream
Counselor for Economic Affairs, Embassy of the United States of America, Rome, Italy
Sterling Professor of International Law, Yale Law School
Director of Employment Services, AsylumWorks
Advocacy Officer, Young Professionals; Co-Coordinator, Climate Law and Governance Initiative
Climate Communications Strategist
Climate Policy Advisor, Aspen Tech Policy Hub
Chief Policy Officer, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Centennial Fellow and Distinguished Senior Scholar, Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University
Organizing Director, DC Jobs with Justice
Director and Representative to the Bretton Woods and Multilateral Organizations, ILO 
Nabeeha Kazi Hutchins
Co-Chair, Sustainable Development Committee
Nabeeha Kazi Hutchins
Ukrainian Human Rights Activist
Co-Chair, Development Committee
Nabeeha Kazi Hutchins
President & CEO, PAI
Nabeeha Kazi Hutchins
Co-Chair, Human Rights Committee
Principal Policy Associate with the Guttmacher Institute
Danille Dean
Co-Chair, Advocacy Committee
E. Tendayi Achiume
Alicia Miñana Chair in Law at UCLA School of Law
Bushra Amiwala
Youngest Muslim Elected Official in the United States
Danille Dean
Manager of Advocacy and Outreach
Director of Enterprise Development, CAMFED International; Director CAMFED Australia
Dawn T. Calabia
Vice Chair and Secretary
Senior Advisor, Refugees International
Co-Chair, UNA-NCA Membership Committee
U.S. Human Rights Network Universal Periodic Review Task Force Co-Chair at the UN Human Rights Council
Executive Director, U.S. National Committee for UN Women
Co-Chair, UNA-NCA African Affairs Committee
Research Coordinator, The International Foundation for Electoral Systems
Director of the 4W Initiative at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
UNA-NCA Graduate Fellows Program Co-Director
Former Director, International Labour Organization - Washington Office
Director, Good Shepherd International Foundation
Legislative Counsel, Office of At Large Council Member Robert C. White, Jr.
Former UN Observer for the League of Women Voters
Co-Chair, UNA-NCA Human Rights Committee
Co-Chair, UNA-NCA Human Rights Committee
Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton,LLP
Founder/CEO of the African American Enterprise Resource Center
Founder/CEO of Siblings Together USA
Senior Advisor, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters
LGBTQI+ Advisor at the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Inclusive Development Hub
Georgetown University
Former CEO and current Advisor, Latin American Youth Center (LAYC)
Ratify Movement, Co-Founder
Northeast Representative, National Council for the United Nations Association of the USA; Co-Chair, UNA Women
Executive Director, Congressional Hunger Center
Advocacy and Communications Specialist, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Washington Office
Senior Program/Policy Analyst/Specialist with the National Education Association
President, International Center of Research on Women (ICRW)
Afghan Alliance Coordinator, Luminus Network for New Americans
Chair, UNA-NCA Peace & Security Committee
Executive Director of the Global Campaign for Education-US
Advocacy Officer
Executive Director of SMYAL
Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates and Leaders
Director of the Office of Multilateral and Global Affairs in the Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor
Founder and CEO, Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture (WANDA)
Senior Refugee Interventionist, Cornerstone Family and Marriage Intervention
International Institute of Islamic Thought
Director of Mining, Pact
Annual Giving Manager, Pacific Legal Foundation
Vice President of Policy and Advocacy, Oxfam America

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