7th Conference on Child Rights & Sight

October 26, 2019
Yale University, New Haven, CT


Senator Richard Blumenthal
Senator of Connecticut

Sheikh F. Fahim
President Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI)

Senator Richard Blumenthal
Senator of Connecticut

Dr. Caroline Harper
CEO, Sightsavers, Haywards Heath, UK

Dr. Jane Aronson
CEO and President, Worldwide Orphans and Director, International Pediatric Health Services, PLLC

Dr. Angelica Ponguta
Scientist, Yale Child Study Center, Yale University, USA

Professor Niloufar Rezai
Director, Child and Family Development Resource Center, Eastern Connecticut State University

Timothy Anderson
President, World Computer Exchange, Hull, Massachusetts, USA

Anne Rapin
Co-founder A2Empowerment

Natascha Finnerty
Harvard-Smithsonian and Rotary Club of Cambridge, MA

Professor Dr. Raghib Ahsan
Department of Public Health, Pundra University Science and Technology, TMSS, Bangladesh

Regina Snowden
Founder & Executive Director, Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD)

Rachel Zelon
Founder and President & CEO, Hunger Relief International, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

Karreem Mebane
Director, Volunteer Programs and Service Learning, Sacred Heart University, CT, USA

Marijana Savic
Director, NGO Atina, Belgrade, Serbia

Paula Sotnik
Project Director, Institute for Community Inclusion,
School for Global Inclusion & Social Development, University of Massachusetts Boston 

Professor Lori K. Sudderth
Criminal Justice Program, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT USA

Professor A.K. Azad Khan
President of the Diabetic Association of Bangladesh DAB and DCI Country Director of DCI-Bangladesh

Babita Akhtar
DCI Goodwill Ambassador; internationally acclaimed actress & child rights activist

Michele Riondino
Professor of Law, Australian Catholic University (Sydney,NSW)

Masudur R. Khan
Managing Director And Co-owner, Seaside Lodging LLC

Aizhan Kul-Mukhammed
University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Md. Enamul Haque
Deputy National Director, SOS Children’s Village International in Bangladesh

Chris Schweitzer
Director, New Haven/León Sister City Project

Professor Neelima Deshmukh
Senior Fellow, Indian Council of Social Sciences & Research (ICSSR)/MHRD and
Director, Centre for Women’s Studies & Development, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, India

Asahi Hoque
Asahi Hoque, Tufts Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Asahi Hoque
Advocate Nayana Tare Sadashivan, Child Rights activist, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Afia Kabir Anila
Disability Rights Activist; Ambassador, Tauri Foundation

Shezda Afrin
DCI Youth Volunteer, University of Pennsylvania

Kavin Kathir
DCI Youth Volunteer, Cheshire Academy

Tazkyah Khan
DCI Youth Representative, DCI Portland, Oregon, USA

Nafisa Uddin
President, DCI Youth Club of Tampa

Fathin Ahmed
Galloway School, Atlanta, Georgia

Fernan Rashid
University of California San Diego

Additional speakers will be posted as they are confirmed.