THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW

ATHENA & TELEMACHUS ALUMNI

2018

TELEMACHUS

 Abdellah El Bouchikhi The Kingdom of Morocco

Abdellah El Bouchikhi
The Kingdom of Morocco

"Finding joy in a world full of suffering is attainable."
 Alpcan Gencer Turkey

Alpcan Gencer
Turkey

"We are enabled to shape the future we want to live in."
 Amy Bobbins South Africa

Amy Bobbins
South Africa

"The concept of a better world, involves solidarity."
 
 Ashleigh Hayward South Africa

Ashleigh Hayward
South Africa

"You are never too old to learn something new."
 Azza Abdelmagid Sudan

Azza Abdelmagid
Sudan

"There is no clear vision for young people in Sudan."
 Daniel Sing Un Kang Canada

Daniel Sing Un Kang
Canada

“Live According to Your Own Purpose, Ideas and Rules
 
 Etuk Ekom Nigeria

Etuk Ekom
Nigeria

"A mentor helps me separate emotional sentiments from purpose."
 Evangelos Chrysochoou Greece

Evangelos Chrysochoou
Greece

"Try the thing that you’re always dreading!"
 Gaia Verhulst Belgium

Gaia Verhulst
Belgium

“Never Give Up and Always Keep Going
 
 Hafiz Jawad Sohail Pakistan

Hafiz Jawad Sohail
Pakistan

"Political leaders have failed to deliver prosperity."
 Hajar Ibrahiem Egypt

Hajar Ibrahiem
Egypt

"As a girl I faced many negative social forms."
 Jessa Gavilla Philippines

Jessa Gavilla
Philippines

"Having my GTF mentor made all the difference in what I am doing."
 
 Karam El Dik Uganda

Karam El Dik
Uganda

"My mentor has been instrumental in assisting me to learn more about myself."
 Maria Pia Napoletano Italy

Maria Pia Napoletano
Italy

"The southern part of Italy is often culturally underdeveloped, so there is a need to educate young people."
 Mohamed Chahbi Tunisia

Mohamed Chahbi
Tunisia

"We need to keep fighting as life is a big long fight."
 
  Mubarak Noor  Sudan

Mubarak Noor
Sudan

"We are all engaged in the same thing: humanity."
 Nfor Oliver Ngeh Cameroon

Nfor Oliver Ngeh
Cameroon

"Poverty and unemployment are my main hurdles."
 Nicoleta Paladi Cameroon

Nicoleta Paladi
Cameroon

"One of the biggest lessons that life has taught me is to never judge, but listen."
 
 Oluwaferanmi Muraina Nigeria

Oluwaferanmi Muraina
Nigeria

"We as humans are very quick to criticize those who don’t share our opinions."
 Prachi Gupta India

Prachi Gupta
India

"Disparity in education and poverty are the two most important challenges in India."
 Prayank Jain India

Prayank Jain
India

"With platforms like the Global Thinkers Forum every individual has a potential to influence."
 
 Precious Nemutenzi Zimbabwe

Precious Nemutenzi
Zimbabwe

"Most Zimbabwean women suffer discrimination under the patriarchal social system."
 Sarah Hesterman United States

Sarah Hesterman
United States

"When people feel disenfranchised, they become less involved in political processes."
 Sareeka Balakrishnan Malaysia

Sareeka Balakrishnan
Malaysia

"In my country Malaysia, despite 60 years of independence, racism still prevails."
 
 Sharifu Tusuubira Uganda

Sharifu Tusuubira
Uganda

"As a young person, the biggest hurdle was the stigma and discrimination because of sickle cell"
 Silvia Pencu Romania

Silvia Pencu
Romania

"The fear of dreaming big, creates small enemies within ourselves."
 Siosaia Mataele The Kingdom of Tonga

Siosaia Mataele
The Kingdom of Tonga

"My concept of a better world is one where everybody has equal access to opportunities and resources."
 
 Stelios Kavvadias Hellas

Stelios Kavvadias
Hellas

"The dominating element of the today’s world is complexity. However"
 Sudarshan Ananta Nepal Nepal

Sudarshan Ananta Nepal
Nepal

"As an Asian woman, I was assumed to be and expect to be docile, obedient and easy to control."
 Uliana Avtonomova Ukraine

Uliana Avtonomova
Ukraine

"The biggest challenge in Ukrainian society is a post-soviet mindset."
 
 Victoria Yu USA

Victoria Yu
USA

"As an Asian woman, I was assumed to be and expect to be docile, obedient and easy to control."
 Yeser Meziani Algeria

Yeser Meziani
Algeria

"Don't Think too Much and Just Do It!"
 
 

2017

TELEMACHUS

 Edita Ismaili Albania

Edita Ismaili
Albania

"Let Your Dreams Be Bigger Than Your Fears"
  Hanne Vrebos Belgium

Hanne Vrebos
Belgium

“Not to Be Afraid to Take Risks in Life

  Viktoria Kostova   Bulgaria

Viktoria Kostova
Bulgaria

“Always Give Everything the Benefit of the Doubt”
 
  Ryan Winch Canada

Ryan Winch
Canada

Each Decision Has More Consequences Than We Can Imagine”

 Achingale QueenAnyifuet  Cameroon

Achingale QueenAnyifuet
Cameroon

“I Have Learnt to Remain Simple”

  Lina Rengifo   Colombia

Lina Rengifo
Colombia

“We Need a Respectful Relationship Between People and Nature”

 
 Anan Magdy Shendy Egypt

Anan Magdy Shendy
Egypt

“Be the Change You Want to See in the World”
  Pomi Ayalew Moges   Ethiopia

Pomi Ayalew Moges Ethiopia

“Don't Give Up, And Grow a Thick Skin

  Maria Kangas   Finland

Maria Kangas
Finland

“Somehow Things Always Seem to Work Out

 
  Adithya B. Kumar    India

Adithya B. Kumar
India

“Respect and Cherish Diversity"

  Maansi Verma    India

Maansi Verma
India

“It Is Very Important to Strike a Balance Between Leading Life And Letting Life Lead You”
  Piyush Dhawan    India

Piyush Dhawan
India

“Everything in Life Teaches You a Lesson”
 
 
  Valeria Pini    Italy

Valeria Pini
Italy

“Be Caring Towards the Others and Respectful of Other Cultures, Religions and Lives”
  Victor Odhiambo   Kenya

Victor Odhiambo
Kenya

“I Learnt to Accept Diversity”
  Ponelo Kalonga   Malawi

Ponelo Kalonga
Malawi

“You Can Fall Down, but You Can Still Get Back Up
 
 Abdulhafiz Ali  Nigeria

Abdulhafiz Ali
Nigeria

“Nothing Is Impossible In This World, Just Be Proactive And Hope For The Best”
  Paola Moreno-Roman   Peru

Paola Moreno-Roman
Peru

“Personal Circumstances Have Taught Me How Valuable Mentorship Is”

  Ammar Alazmah   Syria

Ammar Alazmah
Syria

“Start With What You Have In Your Hands To Achieve What You Aspire And Dream”
 
 
  Alice Pease   UK

Alice Pease
UK

“Barriers To What You Can Achieve Only Exist In The Mind”
  Fran Baker   UK

Fran Baker
UK

“Speaking Honestly About The Way You Feel Is Not A Sign Of Weakness But Of Strength”
 
  William Leverett    USA

William Leverett
USA

“Now Is Always The Best Time To Make A Difference”
 

ATHENA

 Maria Pedro Miala Angola

Maria Pedro Miala
Angola

Expect The Unexpected
 
 Lema Jaber Jordan

Lema Jaber
Jordan

Follow Your Dream And Set A Plan To Make It Real”
 Zubeida Allie South Africa

Zubeida Allie
South Africa

Take Small Steps Towards The Bigger Goal”
 Vanessa Hernandez  Honduras

Vanessa Hernandez  Honduras

“Be Open To Ask For Help”
 
 Yasmeen Smadi Kuwait/ Jordan

Yasmeen Smadi
Kuwait/ Jordan

Everybody Is Unique And Special In Their Own Way”
 Devi Nair UK/ South Africa

Devi Nair
UK/ South Africa

If You Really Want Something, Then It's Achievable”
 Swati Mehta India

Swati Mehta
India

View All Challenges As Opportunities To Learn And Grow”
 Daniela Badalan Romania

Daniela Badalan
Romania

“Be Bolder And Less Afraid Of Failing”

 

2016

 

  Abdelrahman AlSaifi   Jordan

Abdelrahman AlSaifi
Jordan

" Never Forget the People Who Stand Alongside You. "
 Avantika Shrivastava India

Avantika Shrivastava
India

" Life Is Sheer Brilliance, Always."
 Max Hoechsmann Germany

Max Hoechsmann
Germany

" The future depends upon what you do today."
 
 Unique Zimuto  Zimbabwe

Unique Zimuto
Zimbabwe

" People need to have a change of behavior from the grassroots to the top level."
 Hagar Gamil Egypt

Hagar Gamil
Egypt

" I proved to all that I can achieve my goal."
 Chikeobi Nnah  Nigeria

Chikeobi Nnah
Nigeria

" A better world starts when we are able to love everyone."
 
 Menna Moges  Ethiopia

Menna Moges
Ethiopia

" Gender Equality is a Major Issue in Ethiopia."
 Khadija Timami  Kenya

Khadija Timami
Kenya

" Our World Currently Is A Pyramid with Resources Unequally Distributed."
 Abdullahi Yusuf Sada  Nigeria

Abdullahi Yusuf Sada
Nigeria

" Nothing Good Comes Easy, I Always Tell Myself."
 
 Paul-Angelos Filippakis  Greece

Paul-Angelos Filippakis
Greece

" A Mentor is The Paternal Figure Equivalent of The Business World."
 Shaee Mohammed Kamal  Iraq

Shaee Mohammed Kamal
Iraq

" If You Don't Like Something Don't Do It."
 Duke Yeh  Thailand

Duke Yeh
Thailand

" Everyone Has Potential To Contribute Back To Society."
 
 Yanga Totyi  South Africa

Yanga Totyi
South Africa

" It Is Important To Live For Something That You Are Passionate About."
 Manar Ahmed  UK

Manar Ahmed
UK

" Each and Every One of Us Is Unique and Important, and No-one Is Insignificant."