Program Director, Institute for Economics and Peace, USA

Michelle Breslauer is the Director of the Strategic Partnerships and Programs of the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), a global think tank that uses data to understand and communicate the drivers of peace. Michelle has had a leadership role in the execution of the strategic communication of IEP`s internationally recognized research and education products, as well as its public programs, from the initial start-up phase. She holds a Master’s Degree in urban studies from the London School of Economics, where she researched the impact of social capital and a Bachelor’s Degree in international affairs from the American University of Paris.

Professor of Citizenship and Diversity, Netherlands

Dr. Baukje Prins is a Professor of Citizenship and Diversity. She studied Dutch Language & Literature (MA, cum laude) and Philosophy (MA, cum laude), and acquired her Ph.D. at Utrecht University in 1997. She was a Visiting Scholar at the History of Consciousness Program, the University of California at Santa Cruz (1994), and at the Institute of Women’s Studies, University of Lancaster (1998). Dr. Prins taught Social and Political Philosophy at various universities in the Netherlands. From 2009 to 2017 she was the Chair of Citizenship and Diversity at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. In 2018, she started her own company Philosophy & Diversity and is active as a freelance lecturer, coach, and writer.


Director of Development and Communications, Nashville International Center for
Empowerment (NICE)

Parvez Mohsin is a nonprofit industry professional and social justice advocate with a unique combination of management skills in organizational development, social services, fundraising, and community outreach. He also has extensive experience in international development, higher education, refugee resettlement, and empowerment of vulnerable and underserved communities.

Mohsin served as Director of St. John’s University’s Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery in New York City from 2003 to 2016 and as Adjunct Professor from 2007 to 2015. He received an MA in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Cultural Studies and Philosophy and also an MA in Global Development and Social Justice from St. John’s University. Currently, he works at the Nashville International Center for Empowerment as the Director of Development and Communications in Nashville, Tennessee.



42nd President of the United States

Dr. Suchart Setthamalinee is the Head of the Department of Peace Studies at Payap University, Chiang Mai and is a specialist of Muslim studies. He received his MA and PhD degree in Sociology from University of Hawai’i. His most recent books are entitled Muslim Youths and in the Modern World (ed 2015); and In the Name of Islam: A Survey of Islamic Teaching on Peace, Violence, Family and Woman (2017). He also serves at the sub-committee of the National Human Rights Commission for Southern Regions Affairs and is the Deputy Director of Wasatiyah Institute for Peace and Development, The Sheikhul Islam Office of Thailand and Vice President of the Islamic Committee of Chiang Mai.