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Elsa Al Maalouf's picture
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Soon to be a graduate in Public Policy, I have a 7 years - food security and nutrition focused - experience in the humanitarian sector. I am interested in most of the policy areas that are linked to food and nutrition.
Aurélie Vollerin's picture
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I am an intern in the Sport team
Jonatan Pinkse's picture
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Jonatan Pinkse is Professor of strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship and the Executive Director of the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester. His passion is innovation and sustainability. He is a regular speaker on topics related to strategy and innovation for net-zero and sustainability, business model innovation for disruption, managing the green transition, and sharing platforms. In his research, Jonatan analyses how firms make strategic decisions to create a sustainable economy and deal with tensions between issues and actors. He investigates opportunities and barriers for firm adoption of disruptive and sustainable technologies from cognitive, organizational, and institutional perspectives.
Joyce King's picture
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Professor, Benjamin E. Mays Endowed Chair for Urban Teaching, Learning & Leadership, Georgia State University
Giovanna Carnevali's picture
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As the Executive Director of Urban Planing at NEOM, Giovanna Carnevali leads the development and implementation of NEOM’s core urban development plan. This first-of its-kind model puts communities and nature at its heart and supports NEOM’s ambition to be a beacon for new ways of living and working. At beginning of 2021 Carnevali settled Architecture Department inside NEOM as the Guardianship of the Architecture Design quality across all the Regions and all the Assets Design. Carnevali has more than 20 years’ experience in the fields of urban design and architecture and a track record of designing, managing and delivering award-winning projects. During her career, she has worked in Europe and the Middle East across all stages of the design process, from concept through to detailed design, leading large multidisciplinary teams on projects of varying sizes and building typologies. Prior to joining NEOM, Carnevali was Director of International Projects at Strelka KB, a leading think tank in the urban design space in Russia, specializing in urban planning, urban anthropology and economics. In this role, she developed and implemented master plans, architecture projects and urban standards. Carnevali has held numerous senior management and director roles as part of her long career in the industry, including at the Mies van der Rohe Foundation, and co-founded her own consultancy, Self Arquitectura SLP, which undertook projects across numerous locations in Europe. An architecture consultant at the European Commission, Carnevali is a guest lecturer at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Venice Biennale, the Shenzhen Biennale, Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia in Barcelona and the Moscow Urban Forum, Sci-Arch, Los Angeles. She holds a Ph.D. in Urban Development and Planning from the Universitá degli Studi di Genova, a Master’s in Architectural Projects from ETSAB, Barcelona Polytechnic, and a dual Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Genoa and Barcelona universities.
Yalan Liu's picture
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I am currently working as an intern with the sport team of Social and Human Sciences Sector at UNESCO, and my work focuses on the communication and partnership of the delivery of Fit for Life, UNESCO's new sport-based flagship. I am passionate about sport for development and sports diplomacy, as well as keen to explore relevant policy and practice in these fields.
John Paul Oluoch's picture
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Senior Programme Officer - Social & Human Sciences (SHS)
Marie Pessiot's picture
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Marie Pessiot holds a Master degree in political sciences from Sciences Po Toulouse and a Master in Latin American studies from the Institut of Latin Amercian Studies of La Sorbonne nouvelle. Her research focused on indigenous movements in Ecuador and Argentina. She has joined Unesco in 2020 to work on stakeholder engagement and partnerships for the Moroccan office. She’s working as a program manager for UNESCO in the project “HABITABLE, linking climate change, habitability and social tipping point”, one of the most ambitious U.E. funded projects on climate change and migration. She previously worked for Oxfam in Morocco as a migration adviser. She was involved in studies on migration policies and on access to health services for migrants. She has also worked as a journalist for France 24 in Bogota, specializing in a number of subjects, ranging from climate change to migration and culture, and as program manager for the French Ministry of Foreign affairs in Angola and Cameroon.
Line Skov Hansen's picture
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I am a Teaching Associate Professor at Laboratory for Research-informed ECEC and School Development (LSP), Department of Culture and Learning, Aalborg University, Denmark. I am especially interested in how partnerships between research, policy and practice can contribute to equity and inclusive learning environments in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) and Schools.
Wayne Lewchuk's picture
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Professor Emeritus School of Labour Studies and Department of Economics at McMaster University. Economic historian by training but research focus on the changing nature of labour markets, the rise of precarious employment and its impact on household wellbeing. See https://pepso.ca.

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