In this Wednesday, June 17, 2020 session of the digital 2020 Religious Freedom Annual Review, speakers address the conference theme of "Religion and Religious Freedom in the COVID-19 Era: Finding Community and Hope."
Keynote speakers include Dr. Alaa Murabit: a medical doctor, Canadian Meritorious Service Cross recipient, one of 17 Global Sustainable Development Goal Advocates appointed by the UN Secretary-General, and a UN High-Level Commissioner on Health Employment & Economic Growth.
In 2016 she founded a global Mentorship Programme for emerging leaders and co-founded The Omnis Institute, an independent non-profit organization committed to challenging critical global issues through the empowerment of emerging local leaders, and became the Executive Director of Phase Minus 1, which provides thought leadership in conflict resolution and inclusive security. Alaa previously founded and spearheaded The Voice of Libyan Women at the age of 21.
Alaa completed her medical degree at the University of Zawia and went on to complete her Masters in International Strategy and Diplomacy with Distinction at the London School of Economics.
Read Alaa’s full bio here: http://alaamurabit.com/html/about.html
Joining Alaa is Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus…
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