Human Rights Speakers

Chartwell represents several Human Rights Speakers from a variety of backgrounds, who share a vision of equality, rights and resources for all.

These speakers are committed to improving the world and defending the rights of individuals whose freedoms are threatened. They share stories of their experience campaigning and what inspired them to take action.

Human Rights speakers

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Matthew Gitsham Speaker
Matthew Gitsham
Professor of Sustainable Development and Director of the Ashridge Centre for Business and Sustainability, Hult International Business School
Maxine Bédat Speaker
Maxine Bédat
Director of New Standard Institute and Author of 'Unraveled'
Ali Tabrizi on a boat
Ali Tabrizi Speaker
Ali Tabrizi
Filmmaker, Conservationist and Director of Netflix’s groundbreaking documentary, Seaspiracy
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Rico Jacob Chace Speaker
Rico Jacob Chace
LGBTQIA+ and Black Rights Activist
Karen Attiah Speaker
Karen Attiah
Opinion Columnist, Global Opinions Editor - The Washington Post
Ryan Shorthouse Speaker
Ryan Shorthouse
Founder and Chief Executive of BrightBlue; British Writer and Thinker
Adah Parris Speaker
Adah Parris
Futurist, Keynote Speaker, Cultural Strategist; TED2019 Emerging Innovator
Ramesh Srinivasan Speaker
Ramesh Srinivasan
Expert on how ethical technology solutions can support innovation, diversity, equity and inclusion.
Lara Setrakian Speaker
Lara Setrakian
Journalist and Trust Expert
Charlotte Clymer Speaker
Charlotte Clymer
Transgender woman & Former Press Secretary, The Human Rights Campaign
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Susie Alegre Speaker
Susie Alegre
International human rights barrister
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Andrew Leon Hanna Speaker
Andrew Leon Hanna
Entrepreneur, Lawyer, and Author of 25 Million Sparks
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Michael Sheldrick Speaker
Michael Sheldrick
Co-Founder of Global Citizen
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James Bacchus Speaker
James Bacchus
Former Chief Judge of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization
Vitaly Klitschko Speaker
Vitali Klitschko Speaker
Vitali Klitschko
Mayor of Kyiv and Hero of Ukraine, Founder of Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform (UDAR), Former World Boxing Heavy Weight Champion (1999-2000) (2008-13)
Scott Harrison Speaker
Scott Harrison
Founder and CEO of charity: water
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Kersti Kaljulaid Speaker
Kersti Kaljulaid
President of the Republic of Estonia between 2016-2021
Eliot Higgins Speaker
Eliot Higgins
Founder of Investigative Journalism Platform 'Bellingcat'
Keisha Lindsay Speaker
Keisha Lindsay
Associate Professor in the Departments of Gender & Women's Studies and Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tammy Smith Speaker
Tammy Smith
The US military’s first openly LGBT General/Flag officer


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Ali Tabrizi on a boat
Ali Tabrizi, Filmmaker Of Netflix's Ground-Breaking Documentary - Seaspiracy