Shahzad Shakeel Shahzad Shakeel is an avid traveller and explorer who loves to connect with young people and helps them to bring their ideas into reality using digital solutions. Currently, he is Data and Insights Analyst at Oxfam International Secretariat specialized in Big Data, knowledge management, designing and co-creating systems that work for people. He […]

Maartje Willemijn Smits Maartje Willemijn Smits is a gender and diversity expert with a specific interest in learning and education. She is based in Sweden where she is currently studying educational theory to expand her knowledge. Maartje has been involved in the E-Motive programme since 2015, mainly as a researcher from Utrecht University, The Netherlands. […]

Bushra Ahmad Bushra Ahmad a young activist and enthusiast for innovation & Youth’s socioeconomic empowerment currently works as Programme and Information System Advisor with proficient knowledge of compliance and operation management skills in Oxfam Great Britain. She comes with an extensive dexterity of cocreation, innovative design thinking, Human centred design approach and Social Innovation knowledge […]

Alejandra Flecha Corvetto Position: trainee at Gender Justice TU of Oxfam Novib Prior to her current role in Oxfam Novib I worked as a lawyer for almost six years in Peru. She decided to have a career shift to contribute to make the world a more just place. On that search she did a Masters […]

Busara Clemence Busara Clemence is a youth gender expert based in Tanzania. He has spent most of his time in East Africa, mainly in Tanzania leading implementation of youth development programs on economic empowerment, Gender and Skills Development. He enjoys Reading, Travelling, Hiking and occasionally works as tour guide in Tanzania during his spare time. […]

Zhiren Ye Position: Jr. program officer Empower Youth for Work, Oxfam Novib As Jr program officer for Empower Youth for Work, I am interested to learn about successful models on youth participation and youth advocacy models in the rural context in India. I will ensure learning from the peer visit will be transferred to other […]

Nimesh Ghimire Nimesh Ghimire is currently a Senior Fellow at the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, housed within Swarthmore College — one of America’s most prestigious liberal arts colleges. Prior to his current role, Nimesh served as Renewal Manager (Changemaker Campus) for Ashoka, a global organization that identifies and invests in social entrepreneurs […]

Deborah Tien works at the intersection of participatory design, technology innovation, and Global South-South collaboration. She spent 5 years building ecosystems for inclusive innovation at Twende – a Tanzanian grassroots social innovation center where Tanzanians are empowered to design and make their own technologies to solve community challenges. She sits on the Steering Committee of […]