Sergio is a Colombian architect passionate about social justice and technological innovation.
He completed his studies in architecture at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Colombia in 2019, graduating with honors and receiving the National Thesis Prize for Collective Habitat and Housing from the Colombian Society of Architects. In parallel, Sergio co-founded the eco-social organization of Apata Colombia, which was granted the National Procolombia Award in 2021 for its contribution to peace in the framework of the Colombian post-conflict.
Currently, Sergio is studying a master’s degree in architectural design, robotics and computation at the Bartlett School of Architecture of UCL (University College London), UK.
Farahana has worked as a UN Millennium Fellow and a Global Issues and Community Action Intern at the United Nations Association of Orlando. In addition she served as a Project Intern for the Consulate of Haiti and as the President of the Latin American Student Association during her undergraduate studies. Farahana was recently awarded the Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship at Carnegie Mellon University, a seven-week fellowship with leaders in policy research and cultural economics designed to prepare students for roles serving the public good.
After graduating Farahana assisted Haitian migrants and asylum seekers within Central Florida and she is passionate about introducing Latin American and Caribbean culture to her environment, through hosting conversations and cultural celebrations.
Farahana is currently pursuing an MSc in Development Studies at the London School of Economics. In the future, Farahana hopes to continue helping others by fighting for economic equity as it relates to marginalised communities.
Sean is an Anglo-Chinese student who studied International Affairs at Peking University’s SIS and is currently studying the same at the London School of Economics’ Department of International History. While in Beijing he interned for the British Chamber of Commerce in China. His primary interest lies in the intersection of security studies and East Asia, as they relate to Western (and in particular US) defence diplomacy. He hopes to better understand the region and its position as a central node in great power strategic calculations and thereby contribute in some small way to the construction of a peaceful, prosperous East-West relationship. After graduation, he hopes to work in the public sector or in a think tank/consultant capacity.
Sergio is a Colombian journalist and LGBTI Activist who completed his Master of Arts in Strategic Communications at Kings College, University of London. He has worked in different sectors, such as media, government, and NGOs and has now returned to Columbia where he has joined Women’s Link Worldwide, an international organization that uses the law’s power to advances girls’ and women’s rights, as a Communications and Advocacy Officers.
Timothy Wong is a medical doctor from Hong Kong who completed his MSc in Tropical Medicine and International Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. His interest is in refugee/forced migrant health. Before studying in London he undertook volunteer work in Greece and Bangladesh, and, after a brief period back in Hong Kong, is now working with Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) in Sierra Leone. He hopes that his clinical and research experience will enable him to contribute meaningfully to global health.