Former Professor of International Security Studies Director, Program in Security, Stability, Transition and Reconstruction, George C. Marshall Center, Germany
Ann Phillips worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) from September 2000 until September 2007, where she helped develop USAID’s policies and strategies on fragile states, stabilization and reconstruction, and promotion of good governance. Ann then went on to work for the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch, Germany, where she was...
Ph.D. Candidate, Cultural Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center, NY
Senior Associate, Institutions and Governance Program, World Resources Institute
The New Jersey Turnpike has an unfettered view of one of the most spectacular industrial landscapes in the world. I remember as a child when the drums had names like MOBILE and DUPONT on them, and one of those majestic towers in that sea of pipes and drums was painted like a giant milk carton with the words "Tuscan Milk." In the 1970s, all the words and ads were removed. The landscape became stark...
University of Maryland, Department of Government and Politics
Professor, University of Dar es Salaam
I was previously Executive Secretary, African Association of Political Science (AAPS), Pretoria, South Africa and am Professor of Development Studies at the University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Born in Bukoba, Tanzania, 1950, I hold a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Maryland, College Park. Before taking up the job as Executive Secretary, I was both professor, at the University...
International Affairs Adviser, Director of Communications and Outreach, Africare
UNESCO Representative in Ethiopia, Djibouti, the African Union, and IGAD
Chairman, Liberian Governance Reform Commission
Co-Founder, Aie Serve
Abbas Sibai is from Beirut Lebanon, part of Leaders of Democracy Fellows Program at Maxwell School, Syracuse University NY. He is passionate about creating new initiatives related to active youth participation, environment and health issues. Lately he developed "Live Love Beirut" a crowd source platform for youth mobilization in Lebanon. He is also Program Manager and Communications cons...