CCRS 2017: Speakers

6th Conference on Child Rights & Sight
October 14, 2017
Yale University, New Haven, CT

Speakers

Ambassador Dan Mozena

Ambassador Dan Mozena

Ambassador Dan Mozena, Former United States Ambassador to Bangladesh

Dr. Rohan Perera

Ambassador Dr. Rohan Perera

Ambassador & Permanent Representative, Sri Lanka Permanent Mission to the United Nations

Dr. Richard Cash

Dr. Richard Cash

Professor, Harvard University; global health researcher; public health physician; internist; Prince Mahidol Award recipient

Dr. Muhammad Musa

Dr. Muhammad Musa

Executive Director, BRAC

Dr. Md. Akramul Islam

Dr. Md. Akramul Islam

Director, Communicable Diseases & Water, Sanitation & Hygiene, BRAC

Meg Gardinier

Meg Gardinier

Secretary General, ChildFund Alliance

Christopher Maylahn

Christopher Maylahn

Program Research Specialist, New York State Department of Health and State University of New York at Albany

Perseo Quiroz

Perseo Quiroz

Senior Advocate, Amnesty International; Public Policy & Human Rights Expert

Andrew Hassett

Andrew Hassett

Director of Global Campaigns, World Vision International

Sabina Yasmin

Sabina Yasmin

DCI Goodwill Ambassador, internationally acclaimed singer and child rights activist

Dr. Adam Schwartz

Health Program Manager, BRAC USA

Michele Riondino

Professor of Law, Pontifical Lateran University, Rome-Italy

Dr. Jennifer A. Galvin, M.D.

Dr. Jennifer A. Galvin, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Yale School of Medicine

Dr. Muhammad Abdul Mazid

Dr. Muhammad Abdul Mazid

Chief Coordinator, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh; Former Chairman, National Board of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh

Dr. Hosne Ara Begum

Dr. Hosne Ara Begum

Executive Director, Thengamara Mohila Sabuj Sangha

Dr. Chowdhury H. Ahsan

Dr. Chowdhury H. Ahsan

Clinical Professor of Medicine, University Medical Center (Las Vegas); former president of Bangladesh Medical Association of North America (BMANA)

Prof. Tirtha Prasad Mishra

Prof. Tirtha Prasad Mishra

Chairman of Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh (National Society for Comprehensive Eye Care)

Samal Sarangadhar

Samal Sarangadhar

Director, Kalinga Eye Hospital and Research Center, India

Paula Sotnik

Paula Sotnik

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

Chris Schweitzer

Chris Schweitzer

Director, New Haven/León Sister City Project

Ian Burzynski

Ian Burzynski

Development Officer, Distressed Children & Infants International

Sakeba Khatun

Sakeba Khatun

Advisor Distressed Children & Infants International (DCI) and Senior Deputy Program Manager, Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE)

Afia Kabir Anila

Afia Kabir Anila

Disability Rights Activist; Ambassador, Tauri Foundation

Kazi Enayet Ullah

Kazi Enayet Ullah

Secretary General, All European Bangladesh Association (AEBA) & President, World Bangladesh Organization (WBO)

Melissa Willock

Melissa Willock

Chief Program Officer, Worldwide Orphans Foundation

Dr. Azizul Hoque

Dr. Azizul Hoque, M.D., Ph.D.

Emory University School of Medicine

Dr. Md. Matiur Rahman

Dr. Md. Matiur Rahman

Deputy Executive Director, Thengamara Mohila Sabuj Sangha (TMSS)

Shelly Ahmed

Shelly Ahmed

Representative, DCI United Kingdom Chapter

Additional speakers will be posted as they are confirmed.