Global Challenges and Opportunities Facing Children, Youth and Families

A conference exploring global issues in education, health and human rights.

19 22 June 2013

Wheelock College, an institution on the cutting edge of preparing professionals to work with children and families across the globe, stands on the premise that every child's equal and full access to education and economic, physical and emotional health is a basic human right. Thus the College's 2013 International Conference will address three strands of importance to the global community: education, health, and human rights.

7 speakers

  • Ögmundur Jónasson Minister of the Interior of Iceland
  • Cherie Blair Founder of Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
  • Emiliana Vegas Chief Education Division Inter-American Development Bank
  • Deogratias Niyizonkiza Founder of Village Health Works
  • Ebrahim Rasool Premier of the Western Cape Province, South Africa
  • Kevin Carroll Author, Speaker, Agent for Social Change, Founder Katalyst LLC
  • Kerry Kennedy President of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights

2 known attendees

  • Giorgi Makhviladze
  • Wheelock College

3 people tracking this event

  • Diane E. Williams
  • Rebekah Roulier
  • Daniel Bigler

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