Speakers & Performers

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Pioneers, campaigners, activists and trailblazers… our keynote speakers are well-known public figures who are ready to share their expertise and insight to help promote positive global change.

Nirina Rakotomalala
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Nirina Rakotomalala

Africa Alliance of YMCAs

Shane Claiborne
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Shane Claiborne

The Simple Way

Carlos Madjri Sanvee
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Carlos Madjri Sanvee

World YMCA

Jeffrey Sparr
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Jeffrey Sparr

PeaceLove

Loizza Aquino
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Loizza Aquino

Leaders of Today Canada

Christine Souffrant
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Christine Souffrant

Startup Grind Dubai

Kumi Naidoo
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Kumi Naidoo

Amnesty International

Graeme Codrington
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Graeme Codrington

graemecodrington.com

John Loughton
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John Loughton

Dare2Lead

Patricia Pelton
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Patricia Pelton

World YMCA

PANELLISTS

Committed and inspirational leaders gather to talk with young leaders about their ideas, opinions, experiences and hopes for the future. Be prepared to come away with valuable life lessons, a reignited passion to bring about social change and a sense of what needs to be done in your community.

Gerald Chifamba
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Gerald Chifamba

YMCA St Paul’s Group

Jordan Stephens
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Jordan Stephens

#IAMWHOLE

Kim Miller
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Kim Miller

RISE USA

Kutjim Gashi
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Kutjim Gashi

Kosovo Government

Hannah Skeates
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Hannah Skeates

Wells Fargo

Sophia Zahra
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Sophia Zahra

YMCA Swansea

Raj Kumar
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Raj Kumar

Devex

Jo Herbert
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Jo Herbert

Tearfund UK

PERFORMERS

Thrilling performances from singers, rappers and actors will leave you in no doubt as to the true nature of celebration at YMCA175. 

Choriosity
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Choriosity

Choir

Philippa Hannah
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Philippa Hannah

Singer / Songwriter

Guvna B
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Guvna B

Rapper

Jake Isaac
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Jake Isaac

Singer / Songwriter

Saltmine Trust
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Saltmine Trust

Theatre company

WORKSHOP LEADERS

Our workshop leaders will deliver engaging and exciting sessions to challenge your thinking, share learning and take you on an interactive journey. Be prepared to take part, share your opinions and have fun!

Felana Razakamahefa
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Felana Razakamahefa

YMCA Madagascar

Madeleine Taylor
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Madeleine Taylor

YMCA Canberra (Australia)

Lindsay Zielonka
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Lindsay Zielonka

YMCA Wapakoneta, Ohio

Johnny Poitras
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Johnny Poitras

Springfield College

Carolin Munch
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Carolin Munch

YMCA Germany

Annastasia Guilfoyle
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Annastasia Guilfoyle

YMCA USA

Rachel Basmaci
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Rachel Basmaci

YMCA of the Suncoast

Katelyn N. Brewer
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Katelyn N. Brewer

Darkness to Light

Jose Varghese
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Jose Varghese

Y’s Men International

Nita Gjoshi
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Nita Gjoshi

YMCA Kosovo

Philippa Lewis
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Philippa Lewis

YMCA England & Wales

Daniel Zuhlke
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Daniel Zuhlke

YMCA Germany

Sarah Blackmore
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Sarah Blackmore

YMCA of Greater Vancouver

David Munch
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David Munch

YMCA Germany

Renata Ferrari
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Renata Ferrari

www.ymca.net

René Schöler
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René Schöler

YMCA Eisern

Shirori Niitani
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Shirori Niitani

WWNW

Jonathan Weier
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Jonathan Weier

George Brown College

Charles Leadbeater
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Charles Leadbeater

Leading innovator

Mikaela LoPriore
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Mikaela LoPriore

Springfield College

Gerard K Atohoun
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Gerard K Atohoun

YMCA Togo

Nick Fazio
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Nick Fazio

Springfield College

George dela Coffie
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George dela Coffie

YMCA Ghana

Rukhudzo Kahlari
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Rukhudzo Kahlari

YMCA Harare

Aline Flores
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Aline Flores

ACM-RS, Brazil

Katie Waters
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Katie Waters

YMCA Downslink Group, UK

Anna Casparan
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Anna Casparan

YWCA-YMCA Sweden

Kim Castro
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Kim Castro

YMCA of Metro Atlanta

James Gaymon
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James Gaymon

YMCA Prattville, USA

Rebecca Stanley
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Rebecca Stanley

Essex Boys and Girls Club

Ester Pike
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Ester Pike

ORG. DEVELOPMENT

Danny Pizarro
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Danny Pizarro

YMCA Perú

Alyxs Shaw
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Alyxs Shaw

YMCA Perth & District

Jurgen Dotsch
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Jurgen Dotsch

YMCA Bad Ems, Germany

Courtney Aber
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Courtney Aber

YMCA of Greater Seattle

Jennifer Jones
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Jennifer Jones

Y’s Men International

Alistair Hunter
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Alistair Hunter

Esher House

Hannes Breder
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Hannes Breder

YMCA Jakobus, Germany

Mick Atkinson
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Mick Atkinson

George Williams College

Ed Eggink
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Ed Eggink

YMCA Netherlands

Caroline Daly
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Caroline Daly

YWCA- YMCA Sweden

Martina Frey
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Martina Frey

YMCA Germany

Revaz Shavladze
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Revaz Shavladze

YMCA Europe

Clare Fry
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Clare Fry

Benchmark Theatre

Liam Preston
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Liam Preston

YMCA England & Wales

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