Jordan Howard

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Jordan Howard is a social good strategist at the intersection of youth engagement, sustainability, education and politics. Since her teen years, Jordan has developed strategies and advised non-profits and corporations on relevant ways to educate, engage and activate to find solve global social issues. Alliance for Climate Education, United Nations Foundation, The U.S. State Department, Hulu and Dell are some of the brands she has worked with over the years. Whether it’s writing curriculum to teach the science of climate change, equip youth with the art of public speaking, train educators on empowering students to use their voice or connecting communities of color to sustainability, Jordan has done it. Ebony Magazine named her Ebony’s Power 100, as one of the most influential African Americans in the nation. Jordan’s work has been featured in the NY Times, National Scholastics, ABC, NBC, FOX, GOOD, and the book Girls Gone Green. From opening for Secretary Hillary Clinton at fundraisers for President Obama to developing youth programs to educate pre-teens in middle schools across India, Jordan’s journey to spark change among millennials around the world has only just begun. When Jordan isn’t doing everything mentioned above, she is an undergraduate at UCLA.

Jamira Burley

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Jamira Burley is an advocate for civic engagement, comprehensive education reform and violence prevention, recent graduate from Temple University, with dual degrees in International Business and Legal Studies. Currently, Jamira works as a Senior Campaigner for Amnesty International USA, where she leads on issues of gun violence and criminal justice. Prior to joining Amnesty, Jamira served as Executive Director for the City of Philadelphia Youth Commission. In her international capacity, Jamira serves as the United States representative and co-chair to the UN Global Education First Initiative, Youth Advocacy Group. Jamira’s passion for challenging the status quo has led her to this journey of fighting for something bigger than herself. Her work has been featured in the Philadelphia Tribune, BET, Daily News, New York Times, ABC, Philadelphia Inquirer, USA Today, Settle Times and Huffington Post. Jamira has also had the opportunity to share the stage and speak alongside a number of world leaders, including Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Gordon Brown, President of the World Bank Jim Young Kim, United Nations Secretary General Ban Kim-moon, Attorney General of the United States Eric H. Holder, Jr. and Social Rights Leader Desmond Mpilo Tutu.