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Tariq Mohammed is a certified squash coach who has played and coached squash at several elite prep schools, colleges and universities in the United States. During 2003-2004, he served as a United Nations Volunteer in Uganda to foster peace and human development. He has a Masters in Education with a specialization in coaching.
After a first degree in Economics at the University of Freiburg (Switzerland), Rolf Schwery went on to do an MA at the University of Manchester, UK and a PhD in Sociology at the Russian Academy of Science. During his studies in Russia he also worked as a consultant for the World Bank, the Russian Federation’s Chamber of Commerce and for F. Hoffmann-La Roche. From 1999 Rolf Schwery worked for the Swiss Academy for Development (SAD) which he headed from 2001 to 2006. 2007 he became a social entrepreneur (sole proprietorship) supporting international organizations and companies to develop a comprehensive CSR strategy. Rolf Schwery has project management experience in various countries, with special focus on Eastern Europe. He speaks fluent German, English, Russian, and French.
Growing up between France and Singapore, I have always been interested in using sport as a tool for development, cooperation, or a tool for social progress to human welfare. My academic background combines Sports Management with Peace, Conflict and Development studies. On a professional and volunteer level, have had the opportunities to learn and grow through different organisations namely, UFOLEP, ENGSO Youth, ISCA, CNOSF, CoE, Decathlon, UNOSDP, Peace and Sport, streetfootballworld. I am now putting my efforts in the Legacy (sustainability) and Dream Building (field projects) of the ITTF Foundation.
As a aport policy consultant working for governments across the Middle East and Africa I recognize the power of sport to provide opportunity and act as an agent for economic and social change. I also focus on the power of potential and the use of education, technology and mentoring to develop athletes through Imagine Champions, a purpose based organisation supporting and connecting young athletes across the globe through our mobile and web enabled 'Imagine' learning and development programme and knowledge sharing platform.
Was a soccer player, and a leader of the Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA). Mathare is a sprawling slum in Nairobi, and host to some of Kenya's most difficult challenges with urban youth that arise from rampant poverty, including starvation, homelessness, unemployment, HIV/AIDS, and violence, among other problems. MYSA has used sports to provide hope to several of these youth, some of whom are now on athletic and academic scholarships in universities across the world. Mathare United FC, a team formed from youth in these slums, is now one of Kenya's best soccer teams, and contributes a majority of players to the national team, Harambee Stars.
Neeraj kumar Mehra
Working as Research Officer with Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India.Formerly worked as Lecturer (Teaching of Health & Physical Education) with State Council of Educational Research & Training, Delhi and Project Officer with Organising Committee Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010
Sara Potler LaHayne
A life-long dancer and previous professional performer, Sara was a Fulbright Scholar in Bogotá, Colombia when she authored, implemented, and evaluated the original Move This World curriculum. Today she is the Founder & CEO of Move This World, a social emotional learning program that provides PreK-12 educators and students with digital tools to strengthen their social and emotional wellbeing in order to create healthy environments where effective teaching and learning can occur. Through evidence-based, developmentally appropriate digital tools, Move This World ritualizes a daily practice of identifying, expressing and managing emotions. To date, Move This World has impacted nearly half a million students across 17 states. By providing 24/7 access to educational videos, classroom resources, and a dedicated wellbeing consultant, Move This World is increasing accessibility to effective social emotional learning.