Ms. De La Fuente has vast experience in peacebuilding and diplomatic efforts stemming from her work at the US Department of Defense’s Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, the British Embassy, and the Embassy of Argentina. Her passion for striving to achieve sustainable peace by addressing issues at their root cause, led her to form the Amal Alliance. She has spoken about her initiative at the World Bank, at the International Refugee Congress in Istanbul, and at the UNHCR Global Compact for Refugees Thematic Discussions in Geneva. Like her work, Danielle’s own background is rich in culture as she was born in San Diego to immigrant parents from Mexico and Iran, and has lived in 4 different countries. She obtained her BA in International Relations from Boston University and MLitt in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of St Andrews in Scotland.CONTACT ME
James has a Master’s degree in International Relations and Security from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He is currently the Executive Director at the Institute for Global Engagement (IGE) where he works to engage both government and civil society. Previously, he provided research support for the U.S. government’s engagement of national security officials from the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia, and also worked at a non-profit Christian media organization based in Taipei. James has authored various reports and his writings have been published in Strategic Forum, The Diplomat, and The Review of Faith & International Affairs.
Bharat Jalan is a Business Strategy & Operations professional with over 14 years experience as an execution specialist. His areas of expertise include strategies relating to business transformation, operational excellence, product monetization, cost reduction, revenue enhancement & profitable growth. He has a double Masters (Finance & MIS) and Bachelors in Economics & Accounting. His professional experience includes positions at Amazon.com, Deloitte Consulting, Marsh & McLennan and AIG. He has served as past President and Board Member of the Rotary Club of Metro NYC. At RC Metro, he is currently advisor to the board and responsible for two Global Grants with a total budget totaling ~$100K for projects relating to community health and empowerment in India. He was recently appointed by the President of Rotary International as one of 22 Global Rotary Representative to the United Nations to strengthen the ties and shared vision between the two organizations.
Bertha De La Fuente graduated from Universidad Anáhuac with a BA in Science and Humanities with a specialty in ESL, and worked in education for many years. She is a true humanitarian whose passion is helping others, and has sat on the board of many charitable organizations. She served as Past President and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Club Rotario Coronado Binational. UNESCO, CONALMEX, and the Institute for Superior Studies Le Franc recently recognized her efforts by bestowing her an honorary doctorate degree for her work in developing, coordinating, and executing social welfare programs for various organizations between the United States and Mexico.
Andre Gordilho has a Master of Finance from the University of Cambridge, a MLitt in International Business from the University of St Andrews, and a BA in International Business Management from Coventry University. He has worked in various roles across the banking industry at the Royal Bank of Scotland, Morgan Stanley, Allia Ltd, and State Street Corporation. He is currently working in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa Healthcare division of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ in London; delivering corporate lending and all other commercial products.
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|Colombia||Ms. Catalina Martinez||Legal Counsel|
|Canada||Mr. Mehdi Azodi||President & CEO, Belgravia Capital International|
|France||Ms. Marie-Solene Prudhomme||Senior Consultant, ComRes|
|Iran||Ms. Parisa Elahi||Legal Counsel, WeWork|
|Kenya||Ms. Monica Kenya||Deputy Director, Children Peace Initiative Kenya|
|Kyrgyztan||Ms. Aizat Zhakbelieva||Counsel, Kesarev Consulting Moscow|
|Lebanon||General Hany Nakhle||Lebanese Army|
|Mexico||Mr. José Manuel Cervantes||Consultant, Biossmann|
|Mexico||Mr. Mauricio Torres||Regulatory Affairs and Quality Consulting|
|Nepal||Dr. Nishchal Pandey||Director, The Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS)|
|Nigeria||Ms. Elor Nkereuwem||African Studies PhD Candidate, John Hopkins University (SAIS)|
|Pakistan||Ambassador (ret) Husain Haqqani||Director for South Asia and Central Asia, Hudson Institute|
|Spain||Mr. Eduardo Carillo||Senior Associate, KPMG|
|Sweden||Mr. Christopher Carlsson||Programme Manager, The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT)|
|USA/ Mexico||Mr. & Mrs. Judson & Thelma LaCapra||Director of Development, S2 Global & Director of Revenue, Ritz Carlton|
|USA||Ms. Erin Robertson||US Department of State|
|USA||Mrs. Joanne Llyod, LICSW||Clinician, Therapeutic Kids Yoga Teacher, Yoginikids!|
|USA||Mr. Rashaun Williams||General Partner, The All-Star Fund; Managing Partner, Value Investment Group, Inc.|