Evgenia Samodelkova (Russia)
Evgeniya graduated from Moscow State University, MA in Philology, Russian language and literature. She works in French engineering company as a head of HR department. Correspondent in Youth Time magazine since 2012. Freelance journalist and blogger. Member of Friend’s Club of Gorchakov Fund of Public Diplomacy in Moscow. Interests – photography, writing, shivananda yoga and tae-bo, psychology, Balkan culture.
Maria Semenova (Russia)
Maria is a musician, leader of music band “Maria Majazz”. Graduated from St.Petersburg State University of economics and finance, studied at Fachhochschule fuer Wirtschaft in Berlin, worked in the PR Department of JSC VTB Bank for 5 years, but later made her final choice in favour of music and international youth and social affairs. Maria’s interest lies within such spheres as jazz music, travel, foreign cultures and languages. At the same time Maria currently works as a professor assistant and teacher of economics in St.Petersburg State University of technology and design.
Omnia Elkhayat (Egypt)
Omnia is a journalist and Novelist. Her first novel was nominated to the International Prize for Arabic Fiction and sold in many countries like Egypt, Emirates, Germany and Tunisia. Graduated from the Faculty of Mass communication, Cairo University, Journalism department. She prepared studies in journalism and has a diploma in translation from the American University in Cairo. Omnia worked in many Egyptian and international media stations and currently she’s a radio reporter in Radio SAWA. She contributed the political and social changes in Egypt since 2011 till now.
Baptiste Amieux (France)
Baptiste is a young professional for the UN Country Team in Tunis, Tunisia. Graduated with a Master in International Relations from the Catholic University of Lille, he gets a first UN experience as a trainee in Kosovo, and then at the UN in Laos. He moderated the last Youth Mediteranean Forum (Monastir). Participating to RYF 2013, moderating RYF 2014, and New Paradigm for Education 2013. Passionate about sports, history and languages, He dedicates his life goals to enhance youth representative power and participatory role in the society, including at the decisions making level.
Rakesh Biswas (India)
Rakesh is an Indian entrepreneur. Founder and Chairman of International Youth Society of Eco friendly and Renewable Technology. He is the Recipient of Sam Global Youth Award 2014 and the Recipient of Best Suggested Project Award ( Social and Quality Improvements in India) at Rhodes Youth Forum 2012. He had Chaired many national and International conferences on renewable technology and environmental affairs in Greece, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Athens, Rhodes, Criotia, Italy, France, Russia, England, USA, Nepal. He is currently working on many research projects related to Renewable technology, Waste management, Social and Political Affairs, Biotechnology, Youth affairs. He dilivers his famous talk on tedx Mumbai “Transformation of Youth Ideas into technology”.
Taulant Hoxha (Kosovo)
Taulant was Born and raised in Prizren — Kosovo, CEO & Founder of Eventor HUB. Social activist eager to contribute in every possible initiative that has to do with the improvement of youth sector. Special interests on social entrepreneurship, Life-Long learning processes, non-profits, environmental activism. Passionate mountaineer and photographer.
Themistoklis Papadimopoulos (Greece)
Themis studied in University of Aegean and University of Piraeus in Greece, attended seminars from Georgetown University and Baruch College in the US, and after his MBA he started lessons about Art in University of Athens. His interests are philosophy, dance, travel and politics. He works since 2007 in tourism industry as a marketing and business consultant and he also is a proud follower of Youth Time Movement since the moment of its founding.
Tigran Shadunts (Armenia)
Through his life Tigran received several university degrees on diplomacy and international relations, has been a volunteer for several organizations and participated in various international projects. He is a founder of “Serund Pan-Armenian Youth Center”. He organizes projects related to education, science, human rights, gender issues, cultural and intercultural issues, environment, youth activity and etc. In 2014 he initiated “OSCE 4 You(th) — You(th) 4 OSCE”-the aim of the initiative was to give an opportunity to youth organizations to learn about OSCE activities and main objectives. In 2014 he became the representative of UN (New York headquarters) Global Partnership for Youth Network in Armenia and established Armenian network.
Božidar Rados (Croatia)
Božidar is Marketing Assistant in Ernst & Young, based in Zagreb, Croatia. He holds a Master’s degree in Public relations. During his studies, he worked as a teaching assistant at university on the subjects of Public Relations and Political Communication. Božidar is a frequent speaker and facilitator at numerous international conferences and for two years he was a Croatian representative in the Youth Council of the United Nations.
Hassan Rassmy (USA)
Hassan is currently an undergraduate student from Southern California pursuing a degree in political science and international studies with a minor in conflict resolution at the University of California, Irvine. He was an American fellow during the 2011 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Institute, and was involved in Model United Nations and Mock Trial — experiences which opened his eyes to the world. Ever since, and over the course of his studies, he participated with the Reaching Zero Conference at Yale University, was a mentor with the Global-In Fellowship in Berlin, and participated with many other projects both in the US and abroad. Hassan has traveled extensively studying conflict regions in Europe, the Caucuses, and the Middle East. In the States, he is passionate about access-to-education advocacy in his home state of California, and has lobbied in Sacramento multiple times. Hassan is an adventurist, Eagle Scout, and enjoys camping, hiking, and Thai food.
Adi Kolasevic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Mr. Kolasevic has more than 10 years of experience in civil society sector and over 5 years of experience in capacity development of youth and sport CSO’s in developing countries. MSci in Sport and Youthworker with extensice experience in areas of education and non formal education. A passionate runner and photographer interested in nature and different cultures trying to connect it all in every day life. Extrovert personality makes him social animal always ready to meet new people.