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CULTURE, ARTS AND SOCIETY

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Culture, Arts and Society - Network of Fellows

Our Culture, Arts and Society programs' Fellows come from all corners of the globe and include artists, scholars, advocates, policymakers, and leaders of established as well as fledgling cultural institutions around the world since 2013. Meet a few of them:

AFRICA
ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
EUROPE
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA
NORTH AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN
SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA

AFRICA

George Abungu

CEO, Okello Abungu Heritage Consultants, Nairobi, Kenya

Alexis Adande

Former Chairman of the West African Museum Program (WAMP); Professor, Université Abomey Calavi, Cotonou, Benin

Emily Akuno

Professor of Music & Deputy Vice-Chancellor , The Cooperative University of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

Hope Azeda

Artistic Director, Ubumuntu Arts Festival, Kigali, Rwanda

Suramya Bansal

Masters of Science - Archaeology Candidate, Rock Art Research Institute, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Fatima Bousso-Kane

Green Growth Analyst, Global Green Growth Institute, Dakar, Senegal

Dina Dabo

Heritage Consultant, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Shihaam Domingo

Owner and Producer, Domingo Effect, Cape Town, South Africa

Oscar Ekponimo

Founder, Chowberry App, Abuja, Nigeria

Katese Odile Gakire

Playwright, Actor, Director, Huye, Rwanda

Ntarugera Gakire

Chief Executive Officer, Select Kalaos, Huye, Rwanda

Christine Gitau

Convener & Curator, Craft Afrika, Nairobi, Kenya

Tanja Hichert

Founder, Hichert & Associates; Strategic Foresight Practitioner, Cape Town, South Africa

Albino Jopela

Head of Programmes, African World Heritage Fund, Midrand, Mozambique

Brenda Katwesigye

Managing Director, Wazi Vision, Kampala, Uganda

Soila Kenya

Former Communications Intern, Salzburg Global Seminar, Kenya

Beatrice Lamwaka

Director, Arts Therapy Foundation, Mukono, Uganda

Freda Nkirote M'Mbogori

Director, British Institute in East Africa, President Pan-African Archeological Association, Nairobi, Kenya

Rosemary Mangope

Chief Executive Officer, National Arts Council of South Africa, Newtown, South Africa

Barbara Minishi

Photographer, Nairobi, Kenya

Zayd Minty

Director, Creative City South, Cape Town, South Africa

Zanele Muholi

Visual Activist/ Photographer, Gauteng, South Africa

Olga Muhwati

Interim Board of African Arts and Culture Journalists, Johannesburg, South Africa

Robert Munuku

Project Coordinator, PAWA 254, Nairobi, Kenya

Godfrey Ojiambo Muyungi

S.A.F.E Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

Harriet Nabukeera

Program Coordinator, Isis-Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE), Kampala, Uganda

Ansuya Naguran

Academic and Applied Theatre Practitioner, Durban, South Africa

Warren Nebe

Founder, Drama for Life, Johannesburg, South Africa

Katindi Sivi-Njonjo

Lead Consultant, LongView Consult, Nairobi, Kenya

Nii Obodai

Photographer, Accra, Ghana

Billie Kadameri

Journalist/Broadcast Producer/Media Consultant, Kampala, Uganda

Ricardo Peach

Director, Vrystaat Kunstefees/Arts Festival/Tsa-Botjhaba, Mangaung, Bloemfontein, South Africa

Rika Preiser

Senior Researcher, Centre for Complex Systems in Transition, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Samuel Sidibe

General Manager, Rencontres, Bamako, Mali

Litha Sokutu

Cultural Analyst; Director, SLC Associates, Cape Town, South Africa

Crystal Tettey

Artist, Accra, Ghana

Kenneth Uphopho

Artistic Director, Lagos Fringe Festival, Lagos, Nigeria

Michael van Graan

Artist-in-residence, University of Pretoria; President, African Cultural Policy Network, Cape Town, South Africa

Shahid Vawda

Professor, Archie Mafeje Chair, Faculty Of Humanities, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

Noriko Aikawa Faure

Advisory Body Member, International Research Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific-Region-IRCI, former Director, Intangible Cultural Heritage Unit, UNESCO, Tokyo, Japan

Shahidul Alam

Photographer, Writer and Activist; Founder of Drik Picture Library, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Pablo Bartholomew

Photographer, Photojournalist, New Delhi, India

María Fernanda Cardoso

Artist, Sydney, Australia

Dawn Casey

Chief Operating Officer, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, Queanbeyan, Australia

Gejin Chao

Deputy Director, Institute of Ethnic Literature, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China

Sharupa Dutta

Teamwork Arts; Producer, Jaipur Literature Festival, New Delhi, India

Amareswar Galla

Chief Curator, Amaravathi Heritage Town, India; Executive Director, International Institute for the Inclusive Museum, New Delhi, India

Xenia Hanusiak

Executive Director, The Cultural Exchange, East Melbourne, Australia

Kok Heng Leun

Artistic Director, Drama Box, and Arts-Nominated Member of Parliment, Singapore

George Hwang

Director, George Hwang LLC, Singapore

Singh Intrachooto

Head of Creative Center for Eco-Design, Kasetsart University Architecture, Bangkok, Thailand

Zhouying Jin

Director, Center for Technology Innovation and Strategy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China

Hwa Jung Kim

Junior Researcher, Public Diplomacy Center of the Institute for International Trade and Cooperation, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Marco Kusumawijaya

Director, Rujak Centre for Urban Studies, Jakarta, Indonesia

Alan Kwan

Researcher, Artist & Technologist, MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Jigyasa Labroo

Co-Founder/CEO, Slam Out Loud, Dharamshala, India

Sun-chul (Sancho)

Founder, Potato Blossom Studio, Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea

Dawn-joy Leong

Board of Management, Disabled People's Association Singapore, Singapore

Noyuri Mima

Professor, Future University Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan

Tisa Ho

Executive Director, Hong Kong Arts Festival, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

Ong Keng Sen

Artistic Director, TheatreWorks; Founder, International Curators Academy, Singapore

Andrei Pamintuan

Founder and Creative Director, FringeMNL; Director, The Gayborhood Festival, Manila, Philippines

Wit Pimkanchanapong

Artist, Bangkok, Thailand

Micah Pinto

Executive Director, Para Sa Sining Collaboratory, Manila, Philippines

Navin Piplani

Principal Director, INTACH Heritage Academy, New Delhi, India

Phloeun Prim

Executive Director, Cambodia Living Arts, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Smriti Rajgarhia

Director, Serendipity Festival, Goa, India

Anupama Sekhar

Director, Culture Department, Asia-Europe Foundation, Singapore

Orijit Sen

Graphic Artist, Cartoonist and Designer, New Delhi, India

Joe Sidek

Founder, George Town Festival; Festival Director, Rainforest Fringe Festival, George Town, Malaysia

Paul Smith

Director USA, the British Council, Washington, DC

Claire Smith

Professor of Archaeology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

Francis A. Sollano

Co-Founder, Youth for a Liveable Cebu, Cebu, Philippines

Chunnoonsong-e Song

Heritage Consultant, Bamiyan Cultural Centre, Bamiyan, Afghanistan

Seema Sridhar

Independent Researcher on Foreign Policy in South Asia, New Delhi, India

Bun Rith Suon

Culture and Arts Education Project Manager, Cambodia Living Arts, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Narumol Thammapruksa

Doctorate Student in Peacebuilding, Payap University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Eiichi Tosaki

Artist, Art Historian, and Philosopher, Melbourne, Australia

Derek Tumala

Transdisciplinary Artist; Founder, STEAM/Projects, Manila, Philippines

Dmitriy Voyakin

Director, Kazakhstan Archeological Institute, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Matariki Williams

Curator Matauranga Maori, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand

David Wright

Senior Research Fellow, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology; Text-Tube Futures Studio; f3 Futures Film Festival, Brisbane, Australia

Ayaka Yamashita

Co-Founder and Director, EDAYA, Toyko, Japan

Parul Zaveri

Principal, Abhikram Architects, Ahmedabad, India

Jinghuan Zhang

Professor, School of Psychology, Shandong Normal University, Shandong, China

EUROPE

Anwar Akhtar

Director, The Samosa Media Project, Pakistan

Jordi Albareda Ureta

Founder and Director, FairSaturday, Bilbao, Spain

Patricia Alberth

Head, World Heritage Office, Bamberg, Germany

Henry Alt-Haaker

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Natasha Athanasiadou

Founder and Chief Generous Officer, Generation Generous, United Kingdom

Chadi Bahouth

Journalist, Author, Lecturer, Germany

Christopher Bailey

Arts and Health Lead, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Jean-Christophe Bas

former Senior Advisor, Strategic Development and Partnerships, United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, New York, New York, United States

Sonja Bäumel

Artist, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Camilla Bausch

Director, Ecologic Institute, Germany

Anna Beech

Managing Director, Governance, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, UK

Wolfgang Bellwinkel

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Mathias Benedek

Professor, Institute for Psychology, University of Graz, Austria

Hasnaa Benlafkih

Computational Designer, Design by Data, Ecole des Ponts, Paris, France

Airan Berg

Artistic Director, Festival der Regionen, Upper Austria; Theater Maker, Vienna, Austria

Pauline Beugnies

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Martin Bohle

Advisor "New Organizational Structures," DG Research and Innovation, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

Enrico Bossan

Director of Photography, Fabrica, Treviso, Italy

Stefan Brandt

Director, Futurium, Berlin, Germany

Fred Branson

Co-Director, Amantani, UK

Ella Britton

Designer, London, United Kingdom

Françoise Callier

Program Coordinator, Angkor Photo Festival, Siem Reap, Cambodia and Paris, France

Inge Ceustermans

General Director, The Festival Academy, Brussels, Belgium

Silvija Ciuladyte

Founder, CROSSROADS Festival, Salzburg, Austria

Alberto Cottica

Head of Research, Edgeryders, Brussels, Belgium

Helen Crisp

Editor, BMJ Open Quality, UK

Ian Cross

Professor of Music & Science, Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge University, United Kingdom

Jennifer Crouch

Artist, Founder, Teacher, Maker, London, United Kingdom

Catherine Cullen

President, Committee on Culture, United Cities and Local Governments, France

Tom de Waal

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Rose de Wend Fenton

Freelance Arts Producer and Advisor, UK

Patrick Degeorges

Foresight and Strategy for Climate Change, French Ministry of Environment, France

Kathrin Deventer

Secretary General, European Festivals Association, Brussels, Belgium

Mary Ann DeVlieg

Artists at Risk Case Worker, Belgium

Teresa Dillon

Artist & Researcher, Curator Urban Knights, Berlin, Germany

Alan Dix

Artistic Director, 509 Arts, UK

Marina Djabbarzade

Independent Heritage Management Expert; Board Member, Senior Advisory Board, Global Heritage Fund, USA

Philipp Ebeling

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Adam Farquhar

Head of Digital Scholarship, British Library, London, UK

Yasmin Fedda

Documentary Filmmaker, London, United Kingdom

Alexandre Fernandes

Head of Marketing and Audience Development, Museum of Tomorrow, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Maria Fernandez Sabau

Independent Advisor and Cultural Manager, Madrid, Spain

Torben Floerkemeier

Financial Management/Treasurer, Freiburg Scientific Theatre e.V., Freiburg, Germany

Steven Fowler

Poet & Artist, London, United Kingdom

Angele Galea

Director, Science in the City, Valetta, Malta

Beatriz Garcia

Director, Cities of Culture Research Observatory, University of Liverpool, UK

Pavlos Georgiadis

Ethnobotanist; Research Associate, Department for Societal Transition & Agriculture, University of Hohenheim, Germany

Daniel Glaser

Director, Science Gallery, King's College, London, United Kingdom

Francisco Gómez Durán

Associate Program Specialist, Executive Office, Culture Sector, UNESCO, Paris, France

Dan Gorman

Executive Director, Shubbak Festival, Ireland

Usha Goswami

Professor of Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience; Director, Centre for Neuroscience in Education, and Fellow, St. John's College, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Tom Green

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David Groß

Founder, Wastecooking, Vienna, Austria

Takis Hadjidemetriou

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Marcus Hagemann

Director, ARS Baltica Secretariat, Rendensburg, Germany; Artistic Director Nordlichter Biennale, Berlin, Germany; Cellist

Margo Harkin

Filmmaker, Derry, United Kingdom

Tina Heine

Artistic Director, Jazz & The City Festival; Artistic Director,Supergau Festival, Salzburg, Austria

Paul Heritage

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Richard Higgott

Research Professor, Institute of European Studies, Australia

Tom Higham

Creative Director, York Mediale; former Executive Director, FutureEverything, United Kingdom*

Claudia Hinterseer

Managing Director, NOOR Agency, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sarah Hopwood

Managing Director, Glyndebourne Festival, Glyndebourne, UK

Lily Hughes

Programme Manager, UK/Australia Season 2021-22, Australian High Commission, London, UK

Abid Hussain

Director, Diversity, Arts Council England, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Nura Ibold

Ph.D. Candiate, Post-Conflict Reconstruction of Aleppo, Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus, Germany

Pedro Ivo Franco

Consultant, United Nations Trade and Development Organization (UNCTAD), Berlin, Germany

Petra Jansa

Cultural Producer; Ph.D. Candidate, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Peter Jenkinson

Cultural Broker, London, UK

Nike Jonah

Director, Connecting Dots, UK

Manca Juvan Hessabi

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Ira Kaliampetsos

Founding Director, Hellenic Society for Law and Archeology, Athens, Greece

Bella Karapetyan

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Osman Kavala

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Rick Kemp

Author of Embodied Acting: What Neuroscience Tells Us About Performance; Professor, Head of Acting and Directing at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

Tanya Kiang

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Kai Klepzig

Ph.D. Student, Department of Neuroradiology, Institute for Psychology, University of Greifswald, Germany

Oleg Koefoed

Director, Growing Pathways, Denmark

Ariane Koek

Director Science Gallery Venice, Founder & former Head of Arts at CERN, Consultant in Creativity & Transdisciplinarity, London, United Kingdom

Joan Koenig

Director, L'Ecole Koenig, Paris, France

Bill Kouwenhoven

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Yuliia Kozlovets

General Coordinator of the International Book Arsenal Festival, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine

Thomas Layer-Wagner

Creative Entrepreneur, University of Applied Science Salzburg/ Polycular, Salzburg, Austria

Tina Ellen Lee

Artistic Director and Lead Producer, Opera Circus

Veronika Liebl

Co-Director, Ars Electronica Festival; Director of Organization/Finance Ars Electronica Festival/Prix/Exhibitions, Linz, Austria

Elizabeth Linder

Politics & Government Specialist, Facebook, Inc., London, United Kingdom

Kit Lykketoft

Director of Conventions, Wonderful Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Erwin Maas

Artistic Director, International Society for Performing Arts, Netherlands

Manuela Macedonia

Neurolinguist, Institute for Information Engineering, University of Linz, Austria & Max Planck Institute for Human Brain Sciences Leipzig, Germany

Catherine Magnant

Advisor on Cultural Heritage, Department for Education and Culture, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

Virág Major

Freelance Cultural Manager, Hungary

Luke Robert Mason

Director, Virtual Futures, United Kingdom

Kristina Maurer

Producer & Exhibition Developer, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria

Elena Mavromichali

Lead for Community Engagement and Entrepreneurship, SolidarityNow, Greece

Stephen Mayes

Managing Director, VII Photo Agency, Brooklyn, New York, United States

Paula McFetridge (Artistic Director Kabosh)

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Malinda McPherson

M.Phil. Candidate, Centre for Music and Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Annette Mees

Head of Audience Labs, Royal Opera House; The Space/WIRED Creative Fellow; Founder, (plus)furthermore, London, United Kingdom

Anne-Marie Melster

Co-Founder & Director, ARTPORT_making waves, Paris, France / Stockholm, Sweden

Colin Munro

Consultant, OSCE and International Organization for Migration, Vienna, Austria

Turi Munthe

CEO and Founder, Demotix, London, United Kingdom

James Murray-White

Filmmaker, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Christine Muttonen

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Webber Ndoro

Executive Director, ICCROM, Rome, Italy

Henrietta Norton

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Nick Nuttall

Director of Communications, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, UK

Áine O'Brien

Co-Director, Counterpoints Arts, Ireland

George Oates

Art Director, Stamen Design, San Francisco, California, United States

Michael Öllinger

Research Scientist, Parmenides Center for the Study of Thinking, Pullach im Isartal, Germany

Angela Oguntala

Strategic Foresight and Designer; Director, Greyspace Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark

Nigel Osborne

Emeritus Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh; Co- Chair of the World Economic Forum on Culture, United Kingdom

Yasmine Ostendorf

Founder, Green Art Lab Alliance, United Kingdom

Deniz Ova

Director, Istanbul Design Biennial, Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, Turkey

Kajsa Paludan

Founder of Growing Pathways & Climate Policy Advisor, Stockholm, Sweden

Carsten Paludan-Müller, NIKU Norway

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Mety Panagiotopoulou

Director, Giortes Rokkas Festival; Founder Metaxoto Cultural Space, Crete, Greece

Clive Parkinson

Director - Arts for Health and the Manchester Institute for Arts, Health & Social Change, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Io Paschou

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Banu Pekol

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Margaux Portron

Rapporteur, UK

Martin Posta

Founder, Director and Curator, Signal Festival, Prague, Czech Republic

Diane Ragsdale

Doctoral Candidate, Erasmus University, USA

Anaïs Roesch

Project Manager, COAL, France

Ania Rok

Social Innovation & Governance Coordinator, ICLEI European Secretariat, Freiburg, Germany

Alain Ruche

Senior Advisor on Cultural Matters, European External Action Service, Belgium

Marie-Louise Jansen

Director, Contested Histories, Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation, The Hague, Netherlands

NERIMAN SAHIN GUCHAN

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Jette Sandahl

Founding Director of the Museum of World Cultures, Sweden; Former Director of the Museum of Copenhagen; Chair of the European Museum Forum, Copenhagen, Denmark

Monica Sassatelli

Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths University, London, UK

Johannes Schwaninger

Founder, Kultur Raum Zell, Zell am See, Austria

Sophie Scott

Deputy Director, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Anasuya Sengupta

Co-Director and Co-Founder, Whose Knowledge?, London, United Kingdom

Carlos Eduardo Serrano Vásquez

Capacity Building Coordinator, ICOM, Paris, France

Paul Sowden

Reader and Director of ILLUME: The Faculty Centre for Creativity Research, University of Surrey, Surrey, United Kingdom

Stephen Stenning

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Mark Stevenson

Author: We Do Things Differently, An Optimist's Tour of the Future; Advisor to Virgin Earth Challenge; Atlas of the Future; Civilised Bank; Futurist in Residence, National Theatre of Scotland, London, United Kingdom

Leonor Stjepic

CEO, Montessori Group, London, United Kingdom

Rupert Suckling

Director of Public Health, Doncaster Council in the North of England; Board Member, Association of Directors of Public Health, UK

Pireeni Sundaralingam

Behavior Change Scientist and Poet, California, USA

Charles Swan

Intellectual Property and Digital Content Lawyer, Swan Turton LLP, London, United Kingdom

Maija Tammi

Artist and Doctor of Arts, Finland

Gevorg Ter-Gabrielyan

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Eckhard Thiemann

Artistic Director, Shubbak Festival, London, UK

James Thompson

Professor of Applied and Social Theatre, Associate Dean External Relations- Faculty of Humanities, Martin Harris Centre, The University of Manchester, Manchester

Alison Tickell

Founder and CEO, Julie's Bicycle, London, UK

Manuel Toscano

Principal, Zago, New York, New York, United States

Ali Tuncay

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Benjamin Twist

Director, Creative Carbon Scotland, United Kingdom

Hannah Van Den Bergh

Project Manager, Julie's Bicycle, United Kingdom

Clara Vannucci

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Katelijn Verstraete

Freelance / Cultural Researcher and Evaluator, Singapore/Belgium

Anamaria Vrabie

Founder and Vice President, Odaia Creativa-the Creative Room and MKBT, Romania

Stefan Wally

Director, Robert Jungk Library for Future Studies, Salzburg, Austria*

Jessica White

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Dietmar W. Winkler

Professor, Centre for the Study of Oriental Christianity, University of Salzburg, Austria

Marlies Wirth

Curator, Digital Culture and Head of Design Collection, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria

Francois Woukoache

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Shelagh Wright

Director, ThreeJohnsandShelagh and Mission Models Money; Associate, Demos; London, UK

Phil Yao

M.Sc. Student, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Ege Yildirim

Independent Heritage Planning Consultant / Scholar, Istanbul, Turkey

Lola Young

Independent Crossbench Member, House of Lords, UK Parliment, UK

Michell Zappa

Technology Futurist; Founder of Envisioning, Milan, Italy

Valentyna Zotova

President and CEO, CANactions Festival, Kyiv, Ukraine

MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

Adel Abdelwahab

Artistic Director, Theatre is a Must, Alexandria, Egypt

Iman Al-Hindawi

Independent Consultant, Arts and Culture, Amman, Jordan

Lara Baladi

Co-Founder, Radio Tahrir and Tahrir Cinema, Cairo, Egypt

Marina Barham

General Director, Al-Harah Theatre, Beit Jala, State of Palestine

Richard Crooks

Curriculum Specialist, Ministry of Education, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Arne Dietrich

Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Mohamed Dasuqi

Photographer, Cinema Jenin, Jenin, State of Palestine

Ahmed El Attar

Director, Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival, Cairo, Egypt

Rana El Nemr

Photographer / Board Member, Contemporary Image Collective, Cairo, Egypt

Karima Kadaoui

Co-Founder and Executive President of Tamkeen Community Foundation for Human Development, Tangier, Morocco

Keren Manor

Photographer / Photojournalist, Tel Aviv, Israel

Kamal Mouzawak

Founder, Souk el Tayeb, Lebanon

Moez Mrabet

President, Tunisian Association of Graduates from the Higher Institutes of Dramatic Art, Tunis, Tunisia

Omar Nagati

Co-Founder, CLUSTER, Cairo, Egypt

Nada Sabet

Artistic Director, Noon Creative Enterprise, Cairo, Egypt

Sepehr Sharifzadeh Golpaygani

Artistic Director, NH Theatre Agency, Teheran, Iran

Pradeep Sharma

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Toleen Touq

Indepedent Cultural Operator, Amman, Jordan

Doreen Toutikian

Director, MENA Design Research Center, Beirut, Lebanon

Chaymaa Ramzy

Program Officer, Arts and Culture, Anna Lindh Foundation, Alexandria, Egypt

NORTH AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN

Anna Abraham

E. Paul Torrance Professor, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States

Lisa Ackerman

Interim Chief Executive Officer, World Monuments Fund, New York, USA

Ping-Ann Addo

Associate Professor of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA

Bruce Adolphe

Resident Lecturer & Director of Family Concerts, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, New York; Composer-in-Residence, The Brain and Creativity Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; Piano Puzzler on Performance Today, American

Anida Ali

Artist, Educator, Global Agitator, USA

Mariana Amatullo

Associate Professor, Strategic Design & Management at Parsons School of Design - The New School, New York, United States

Kiley Arroyo

Executive Director, Cultural Strategies Council, Sausalito, California, United States

Alberta Arthurs

Principal, Arthurs.US; Former Director for Arts and Humanities, Rockefeller Foundation, New York

Mariana Aymerich

Director, Cervantino Festival, Guanajuato, Mexico

Harry Ballan

Partner, Davis Polk & Wardell LLP; Director, Institute for Music and Neurologic Function, New York, New York, United States

Guy Ben-Aharon

Founder and Director, The Jar, Boston, USA

Ron Berry

Artistic Director, Fusebox Festival, Austin, USA

Jacqueline Bertrand Lessac

Founder & Executive Producer, Global Arts Corps, New York, New York, United States

Jasmine Blanks Jones

Researcher, Founder & Executive Director, University of Pennsylvania/B4 Youth Theatre, USA

Nick Boraine

Actor and Associate Artistic Director, Global Arts Corps, New York, New York, United States

Elizabeth Brabec

Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture and Planning, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Canada

Pieter Broucke

Pieter Broucke, Director of the Arts; Professorr of History of Art and Architecture, Middlebury college; Associate Curator of Ancient Art, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, Vermont, United States

Suzanne Burgoyne

Director, Center for Applied Theatre and Drama Research, University of Missouri, United States

Karl Burkart

Managing Director, One Earth, Culver City, California, United States

Julie Burstein

Author of "Spark: How Creativity Works" and host of Spark Talks at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

John Burt

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Christey Carwile

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Javier Clavere

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Lydia Courtney

Educator & Researcher, LC Voice Studios, Marriottsville Maryland, United States

Alissandra Cummins

Director, Barbados Museum & Historical Society, Bridgetown, Barbados

Vishakha Desai

Senior Advisor for Global Affairs to the President of Columbia University, Senior Research Scholar in Global Studies at its School of International and Public Affairs, and Vice-Chair of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University, New York, Uni

Steve Dietz

President & Artistic Director, Northern Lights.mn, MN, USA

Michael Edson

Co-Founder, Museum for United Nations, Copenhagen, Denmark and Washington D.C., United States

Cecily Engelhart

Director of Communications, Thunder Valley CDC, USA

Wendy Ewald

Photographer, Hudson, New York; Visiting Artist, Amherst College , Massachusetts; Director, Literacy through Photography International Program, Duke University Center for International Studies, North Carolina, United States

David Fakunle

CEO, DiscoverME/RecoverME: Enrichment Through the African Oral Tradition, Associate Faculty, Department of Mental Health Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine

Joshua Fouts

Executive Director, Bioneers, San Francisco, California, United States

Alexis Frasz

Resident Cultural Anthropologist, Helicon Collaborative, USA

Aimee Fullman

Assistant Professor / Director NRC, George Mason University/Creative Forces, USA

Sunil Gandhi

Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine, United States

David Garneau

Associate Professor, Visual Arts, University of Regina, Canada

Eric Gottesman

Photographic Artist, California and Labrador, Canada

Katie Green

Executive Director, inPath, Montreal, Canada

Mariale Hardiman

Vice Dean, Academic Affairs; Professor of Education; Director, Neuro-Education Initiative, Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Charles T. Henry

President, Council on Library and Information Resources, USA,

Kyle Hill

Assistant Scientist, Johns Hopkins University, Center for American Indian Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Kirsten Hoving

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Noah Hutton

Filmmaker, New York, New York, United States

Seitu Jones

Visual Artist, Advisor, Seitu Ken Jones Studio, Inc., MN, USA

Benjamin Julian

Artist, Co-Founder, Conceptual Art Technologies LLC, California, United States

Patrick Kabanda

Artist / Author / Consultant, Musikaba, Adelphi, Maryland, United States

Kevin Kallaugher

Editorial Cartoonist for The Economist magazine of London and The Baltimore Sun, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Rebecca Kamen

Artist / Professor Emeritus, Northern Virginia Community College, McLean, Virginia, United States

Amy Karle

Transmedia Artist and Designer, California, United States

Rebecca Kneale Gould

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies, Middlebury College, USA

Francis Kuzler

Executive Director, DecadesOut, USA

Cameron LaBarr

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Edna Lanieri

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Patricia Leavy

Author, Sociologist and Arts-Based Researcher, Kennebunk, Maine, United States

Lisha Lercari

Director, Music and the Brain. The 42nd Street Fund/ 42nd Street Development Corporation, New York, New Yor, United States

Michael Lessac

Founder, President & Artistic Director, Global Arts Corps, New York, New York, United States

Soo-Siang Lim

Director, Science of Learning Centers Program, National Science Foundation, Washington, DC, United States

Siyuan Liu

Scientist, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Monica Lopez-Gonzalez

Co-Founder and CEO, Institute for Human Intelligence, USA

Andrea López-Portillo

GCP Community and Outreach Coordinator,

Richard Lum

Chief Executive, Vision Foresight Strategy, Hawaii, United States*

Brandie Macdonald

Director of Decolonizing Initiatives, Museum of Us, San Diego, California, United States

Susan Magsamen

Executive Director, Johns Hopkins Unversity School of Medicine, International Arts + Mind Lab, Center for Applied Neuroaesthetics, USA

Kalyanee Mam

Filmmaker and Chief Executive Officer, Migrant Films, USA

Christina Maranci

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Max Marmor

President, Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York, USA

Thomas McIntyre

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Paul Dennis Miller

AKA DJ Spooky, Composer, Multimedia Artist, Editor and Author. New York, United States

Susan Moeller

Director of the International Center for Media & the Public Agenda and Professor, College of Journalism and the School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

Chloe Hakim-Moore

Founder & Director of NEXT Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Sabrina Motley

Director, Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington D.C., USA

Claire Nelson

Futurist & Sustainability Engineer, The Futures Forum, Washington DC, United States

Debra Hess Norris

Chairperson, Art Conservation Department, University of Delaware, Newark, USA

Chúk Odenigbo

Regulatory Analyst, Nimonik, Montréal, Canada

Michael Orlove

International Relations Director, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington D.C., USA

Federico Pardo

Director, 20 Fotógrafos, Latin American Photo Festival, Colombia

Sarah Parsons

Director, Graduate Programs in Art History & Visual Culture , Department of Visual Art & Art History, York University, Toronto, Canada

Rachel Plattus

Co-Editor, Beautiful Trouble, Cambridge, MA, USA

Jeff M. Poulin

Managing Director, Creative Generation, Frederick, Maryland, United States

Michael Premo

Executive Producer, Storyline Media, USA

Harvey Price

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Lisa Prosper

Independent Cultural Heritage Consultant, Inuvik, Northwest Territories, Canada

Emma Raynes

Emergency Fund Program Director, Magnum Foundation, New York, New York, United States

Damaso Reyes

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Clora Romo

Director of Creative Projects, Laboratory for the City, Mexico

Jason Ryle

Executive Director, imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival, Toronto, Canada

Emad Salem

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Battery Dance, USA

Rachel Schragis

Steward, People's Climate Arts, USA

Cynthia Selin

Director, Center for the Study of Futures, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

Prairie Rose Seminole

Program Director for American Indian Alaska Natives, Evangelical Lutheran Church, USA

Michael Shank

Director of Legislative Affairs, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Washington DC; Adjunct Faculty and Board Member, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, Virginia, United States

Holly Sidford

Helicon Collaborative, USA

Regina Smith

Managing Director, The Kresge Foundation, Troy, MI

Iyekiyapiwin Darlene St. Clair

Director of Multicultural Resource Center, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States

Aryeh Stollman

Writer & Assistant Clinical Professor Radiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York, United States

Shodekeh Talifero

Beatboxer & Vocal Percussionist, Balitmore, Maryland, United States

Elizabeth Thompson

Executive Director, The Buckminster Fuller Institute, New York, NY, USA

Erin Thompson

Associate Professor of Fraud, Forensics, Art Law & Crime, Department of Art and Music, John Jay College, City University of New York, USA

Patricia Vazquez

Director for International Cooperation, Radix Education, San Andres Cholula, Mexico

Gary Vikan

Former Director, The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Yvonne Welbon

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Frances Whitehead

Principal, ARTetal Studio, and Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, USA

Risë Wilson

Director of Philantrophy, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, USA

Kira Wisniewski

Executive Director, Art+Feminism, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Yukiko Yamagata

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Trinidad Zaldivar

Unit Chief Creativity and Culture Division, Inter-American Development Bank, USA