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Meet Our Youth Ambassadors

Meet Our Youth Ambassadors

Fellows of 2023

Dr Emilia Bellew

Northern Ireland, British

Children’s Development Officer in Northern Ireland, Radio Presenter

Murshad Habib

United Kingdom

Sustainability Corporate Reporting Manager at EasyJet; Former Assistant at UNHCR in Egypt

Tiffany Lourdraj

United States

Software Deployment Engineer at General Motors Innovation Facility

Akumtoshi Lkr


District team leader for Nagaland Forest Management Project, funded by JICA

Yanan Rahim Melo


Writer for Sojourners’- an online magazine that covers faith, environment, and politics

Zahra Al Hilaly


Journalist focusing on writing stories about social justice-related issues

Hersh Thaker

United Kingdom

Senior Product Manager at EV Charging, Shell; Founding member of Hindu Climate Action

Kemal Gaitnazarov


Communications Consultant at UNICEF Cambodia

Savanna Sullivan

United States

Program Executive for Youth, Lutheran World Federation

Rubby Haji Naif


Project Assistant for policy, research, and foresight with The Solferino Academy

Cogie Cogan


Works for a Quaker anti-poverty charity; Climate Change Analyst at Royal Bank of Canada

Dr. Yehuda Silverman

United States

Instructor at Northwestern University – Civic Education Project

Katherine Mei Hasnain

United States

Yale Environmental Fellow for the NorthLight Foundation

Wietske Merison

The Netherlands

Author on ‘inclusive sustainability’ for a Dutch online platform called ‘Nieuw Wij’

Anesa Colakovic


Advisor in the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for Human Rights

Brian Jason Delos Santos


Information Officer at Climate Change Commission

Isabella Tello


Climate Justice and Gender Equality Activist; Member of UNICEF Colombia

Haris Murtaza

New Zealand

Energy Engineer, working on Decarbonisation and Energy-Efficiency

Shamir Shehab


Co-founder the Catalyzing Sustainable Transformation (CaST) Network

Joanna Spencer

United Kingdom

Associated with Totnes Transition Town, Sadhana Forest, Dharmananda

Emilia Miki


Founder and CEO of Denis Miki Foundation and Efeti Ventures

Maria Virginia


Co-founder, The Farm of Francesco; Project Development Educator, Scholas Ocurrentes

Bashir Kishk


PhD scholar in Islamic Law and Politics – Entente International University in Niger

Sougourounoma Henri

Burkina Faso

Former Peacebuilding Advisor with Oxfam in Burkina Faso; Founder of Religions for Peace

Abdoulie Ceesay

The Gambia

Deputy Majority Leader of Gambia’s National Assembly

Braden Hammond

United States

Assistant to the Director of Polis: Center for Politics at Duke University

Sarah E Seibert

United States

Director of Christian Education at Hillyer Memorial Christian Church