Brendan O’Malley

Brendan O’Malley is a freelance journalist and editor in chief of University World News, the global higher education news and commentary platform/online publication. He is also an international consultant who has worked with UN agencies and INGOs on education and development issues, including the impact of conflict on education and vice versa. He was author… Read more »

Boris Martin

Boris believes that every engineer today can play a role in helping humanity heal and adapt to climate change, and that profound impact happens when engineers embrace their own acts of generosity as a journey of personal transformation. Boris is the CEO of Engineers Without Borders USA. His personal commitment to building positive, respectful, and… Read more »

Hamid Fonooni

Dr. Hamid Fonooni is currently serving as the director of the ergonomics program in Occupational Health Services at the University of California-Davis. Prior to his appointment at UC Davis, he served as the director of the master of science in occupational safety at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina for 10 years, and from 1995-2006,… Read more »

Brian Charles

Dr. Brian Charles serves as the head managing instructor for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) cornerstone executive-education course on artificial intelligence (AI) and business strategy, delivered through 2U/edX. He facilitates this and other online courses on disruptive technologies and strategy. Charles also manages teams of the company’s 4,000+ academicians and industry practitioners charged with educating business… Read more »

Dora Smith

Dora Smith directs the global education and startup strategies for Siemens Digital Industries Software. The strategic education initiative empowers learners to create a more innovative sustainable future through access to industrial strength software, industry-aligned learning resources, and an ecosystem of more than 1.5 million students at more than 4,000 institutions worldwide. The strategic startup program… Read more »