Speakers

Maryanna Abdo Managing Director, Centre for Evidence and Implementation
Styliani Adamantia Pipa Student, American Community Schools of Athens
Hassan Al-Derham President, Qatar University
Asmaa Al-Fadala Director of Research and Content Development, WISE
Nayef Al-Ibrahim CEO, Ibtechar
Fatma Al Remaihi CEO, Doha Film Institute
Manos Antoninis Director of GEM Report, UNESCO
Ahmed Baghdady Research Manager, WISE
Rukmini Banerji CEO, Pratham Education Foundation
Victoria Basma Policy Officer, WISE
Staneala Beckley Chair, Sierra Leone Teaching Service Commission
Lorenzo Benussi Chief Innovation Officer, Fondazione per la Scuola della Compagnia di San Paolo
Patrick Brothers Co-Founder & Co-CEO, HolonIQ
Gordon Brown UN Special Envoy for Global Education, Former Prime Minister, Commission Chair, The Education Commission
Samantha Butters CEO, Fair Education Alliance
Akshay Chaturvedi Founder & CEO, Leverage Edu
Rosie Clayton Co-Founder, Weaving Lab
Stephane Coillet-Matillon CEO, KIWIX
Vicky Colbert Founder and Director, Fundación Escuela Nueva
Shelby Cosner Professor, Educational Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC)
Krista Davidson Head of Programmes & Operations, INJINI
Smita Deorah Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, LEAD School
Daniel Dotse CEO & Co-Founder, Lead for Ghana
Craig D’Souza Head of Global Security, Intelligence & Investigations (GSII), Executive Protection (GSEP), Facebook
Eddie Dutton Emergency Manager, Education, Education Cannot Wait
Thor Ellegaard CEO, Edtech Denmark
Thana El-Sallabi Program Officer, WISE
José Escamilla Director, TecLabs
Andrea Escobar Vila Executive Director, Empresarios Por La Educación
Maha Essid Student, Northwestern University, Qatar
Mike Feerick Founder and CEO, Alison
Meagan Fallone Executive Director, Barefoot College
Elyas Felfoul Director, Policy Development & Partnerships, World Innovation Summit for Education
Stefania Giannini Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO
Rebeca Grynspan Secretary-General, SEGIB
Owen Henkel Investment Director, Pearson Ventures
Faye Hobson Program Manager, Salzburg Global Seminar
Sean Holroyd Assoc. Professor of Teaching in Physiology and Biophysics, Weill Cornell Medicine (Qatar)
Safeena Husain Founder, Educate Girls
Ameena Hussain Chief Curator and Director of Programs, WISE
Andrew Jack Education Editor, Financial Times
Janhvi M. Kanoria  Director of Innovation, Education Above All
Amel Karboul CEO, Education Outcomes Fund for Africa and the Middle East
Surya Karki Country Director and Co-Founder, United World Schools Nepal
Julia Kirby Manager of Research & Content Dissemination, WISE
Yang Lan Chairperson, Sun Media Group and Sun Future Art Education Foundation
Dayoung Lee Associate Partner, Dalberg
Catalina Lopez-Correa COO, RUTA N
Grace Maina Senior Deputy Director, Curriculum and Research Services, Kenya Institute for Curriculum Development
Fiona Mavhinga Executive Advisor, CAMFED Association
Mikkel Mouritz Marfelt Director, Investor Relations and New Strategic Initiatives, Labster
Mona Mourshed Founder, Generation: You Employed
Ngoc Nguyen Student, Georgetown University Qatar
Darleen Opfer Vice President and Director, RAND Education and Labor, RAND Corporation
Danilo Padilla Education Programme Specialist, UNESCO
Olli Pekkah Heinonen Director General, Finnish National Agency for Education
Daniel Quintero Mayor, City of Medellín
Sungsup Ra Director Human and Social Development Division, South Asia Regional Department, Asian Development Bank
Ana Raad Founder and Director, EcosiSTEAM
Jaya Ramchandani Faculty Member, UWC ISAK Japan
Fernando Reimers Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice in International Education and Director of the Global Education Innovation Initiative and of The International Education Policy Program, Harvard University
Dominic Regester Program Director, Salzburg Global Seminar
Elizabeth Robison Founder & CEO, Strategic Fundraising Advisors
Larry Rosenstock CEO and Founding Principal, High Tech High
Sara Ruto CEO, PAL Network
Asif Saleh Executive Director, BRAC Bangladesh
Jaime Saavedra Global Director, Education, The World Bank
Sarah Shaath Class of 2020, Northwestern University, Qatar
Clare Shine Vice President and Chief Program Officer, Salzburg Global Seminar
Maria Spies Co-Founder & Co-CEO, HolonIQ
Liesbet Steer Director, Education Commission
Saran Stewart Senior Lecturer of Comparative Higher Education and Deputy Dean for Quality Assurance and Undergraduate Matters in the Faculty of Humanities and Education, University of West Indies, Jamaica
Bo Stjerne Thomsen Chair of Learning through Play, LEGO Foundation
Sidharth Santhosh Student, Sciences Po
Christos Stylianides European Commissioner For Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, European Commission
Matthew Swift CEO & Co-Founder, Concordia
Ruben Vardanyan Co-Founder, Aurora Humanitarian Initiative
Emiliana Vegas Senior Fellow and Co-Director, Center for Universal Education, Brookings Institution
Chelsea Waite Research Fellow, Clayton Christensen Institute
Sherrie Westin President Social Impact and Philanthropy, Sesame Workshop
Rebecca Winthrop Senior Fellow, Brookings
Benoit Wirz Partner, Brighteye
Amira Yahyaoui Founder & CEO, Mos.com
Stavros Yiannouka CEO, WISE