About Us

As we turn to look forward towards a new normal, we are passionate that change needs come from a place of compassion and solidarity.

Our vision is to create a novel, visual narrative from which we can gain insight into Global Perspectives at this important time.

Catherine Russell

Project Lead

Medical Doctor with a passion for people, their stories and global health. Advocating for change that comes from a place of understanding, and better considers people and environment.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/catherine-russell-220a847b/

Anisa Abeytia

Core team and California Local Lead

Anisa Abeytia is a research and policy professional with a background in humanitarian diplomacy, refugee integration, higher education inclusion and the role of online platforms on the social inclusion of vulnerable populations in offline environments. She regularly presents her work in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Abeytia holds a master’s degree from Stanford University and is currently a graduate student in Migration Studies at the University of San Francisco.

Heather Morgan

Core Team

Dr Heather May Morgan is a social scientist and Lecturer in Applied Health Sciences at the University of Aberdeen

Grace Annis

Core team member

Grace is graduating at the University of Eau Claire, Wisconsin with a degree in Spanish, Communications & Journalism. 

Lawrence Missipo 

Local Lead : Brazil

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lawrencemissipo1211/

Cindy Russell

Local lead: Canada

Leader, adult educator, and entrepreneur. Passionate about creating conditions for people to engage in decision-making and strategy, locally and globally.  

https://www.linkedin.com/in/cindyrussell1/

Charles Mugarura

Local lead: Uganda

Sharing knowledge and methods of Permaculture, with energy, drive and passion. Capturing perspectives from Rural Uganda.

Kate Carr

Local lead in Wales

Kate is a policy, strategy and communications professional with a passion for helping people share their stories. She helps organisations and communities to deliver sustainable change for a brighter, safer future.  

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kate-carr-a292164b/ www.arc.cymru

Alain Philippe

Local lead in Cameroon

President chez OMEP (World Organisation for Early Childhood Education) Cameroon. He is a Not for Profit and also corporate leader. He has always favoured the welfare of communities by supporting sustainable development education, promotion of rights and disaster protection.

Khurshid Akbar

Local lead in Canada

Learner of Philosophy and Information Management, I am focused on reducing societal harm and increasing social benefits of community action by disintermediation. Am a co-organizer of local meetup groups which connect thought-leaders to knowledge seekers. 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/khurshid-akbar/

Juanita Uribe

  • South America representative.
  • Juanita has dedicated her professional life to finding ways of
    making sense of the world and communicating complex things so that most people can understand them.She is a founding member of Imaginario, a foundation created by a group of Colombians to promote social change through culture and quality media for children and young people. She has a degree in Strategic Communications from Universidad Javeriana in Colombia, and lives in Washington, DC.

Andres Jimenez

South America representative

Andrés Jiménez has a BA from CESA University in Bogota and a Scholar Program Degree in Political Management from George Washington University. He has been National Editor for Semana Magazine, Political Counselor for the Colombian Embassy in Washington D.C., former Editor in Chief of Poder Magazine and he won the ANIF National Economic Journalist Award in 2006. Andrés worked as Communications Advisor for the President of the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington D.C. 

Abdullah Conteh

Local lead in The Gambia

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