is the Executive Director and founder of African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET) in Uganda. He is also Advisor to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and a UN Global Ambassador for Peace and Justice (UN Sustainable Development Goal 16). Victor has leadership education from Stanford University’s Business School, and University of Oxford’s Business School.
is the Founder and one of the Directors of Monkeybiz in South Africa. Monkeybiz is an economic upliftment project for women that creates contemporary artwork from traditional African beading. Monkeybiz has created a sustainable and empowering business, and celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2020. Their artwork is sold around the world.
is Professor and Head of Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the Norwegian Business School, BI. He has written numerous articles and books in the field of Innovation, as well as being involved in innovation processes with large businesses and complex organizational structures.
is a South African lawyer and the former UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Slavery. Ms. Bhoola has been the Executive Director of International Women’s Rights Action Watch for the Asia Pacific, and has served as an Acting Judge of the High Court of South Africa. Ms. Bhoola is currently a Principal Research and Policy Fellow at the Rights Lab, University of Nottingham.
is a Principal with the Skoll Foundation. He has over 20 years experience as a journalist, author and activist. Jimmie founded the global youth initiative, Man Up to stop violence against women and children. He has written for Washington Post, LIFE Magazine and others, and has authored the book ‘Innocents Lost: When Child Soldiers Go To War’. Jimmie is an adjunct professor in journalism.
is Assistant Professor and responsible for the Conflict Transformation Studies at the Norwegian School of Leadership and Theology. He is also the the founder and Executive Director of the Coretta & Martin Luther King Institute for Peace. Thomas is a renowned practitioner and mediator in Norway and abroad.
is a Special Advisor and Researcher at the King Institute. She works in the area of business and human rights, development and education. Tina has led an initiative for a Norwegian business and human rights law, and did the global mapping for the Norwegian government’s Development Programme to End Modern Slavery. She is Assistant Editor of the Journal of Modern Slavery, an award-winning documentary maker, and has a PhD in Sociology.
is the former Country Manager of Ashoka. She has extensive experience working with social innovation and social entrepreneurship as a practitioner, and is responsible for multiple startups. Sarah lectures in social innovation, and also has a PhD in geology.
is the founder and Community organiser of Okere City in Uganda. Okere is a village in Northern Uganda that is now being transformed into a green town led by locals. Ojok works at Makerere University. He has Masters from London School of Economics and from Makerere University.
is the co-ordinator of the Summer School. She is head of Research at the King Institute in Oslo. Elida has a PhD in Peace and Development and is a former Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO).