Watch 2022 Recaps

Refugee Innovators

Check out the inspirations from our four refugee innovators at the Global Innovation Forum. They talk about their entrepreneurial ventures and discuss the benefits they have brought to their communities.

Global Girl Media

Global Girl Media empowers young women to bring their often-overlooked perspectives onto the global media stage. By turning up the volume of girls’ voices globally, GGM promotes freedom of expression and strengthens substantive journalism that addresses historically marginalized voices.



Global Girl Media

Andriana Theochari



Program Director, Global Girl Media Greece

Consulado Civico de Venezuela en Valparaíso

Walter's passion for Human Mobility comes from been a Chilean Refugee in Venezuela, later a Venezuelan Migrant in Ecuador, a Chilean-Ecuadorian Expat in Mexico, a "visitor" Entrepreneur in the US and now a "Global" Returnee back in Chile.

Walter Liewald



Founder - Consulado Civico de Venezuela en Valparaíso

Generous Designs Africa

Emmanuel, Founder of Generous Designs, South Sudanese by nationality and a refugee in Uganda based in BidiBidi Refugee Settlement. He saw an opportunity to help reduce the plastic waste at the same time giving women an opportunity to generate incomes to support themselves and their families.

Lomoro Emmanuel



CEO of Generous Designs Africa

Women for Action

Cecile Losamandjo Pango, founder and director of the organization Women for Action created by refugee women, Director of Refugee Led Organization Network in Malawi and African Refugee Network Steering Committee member representing Malawi.

Cecile Pango



Founder of Women 4 Action


Aseel is social impact focused tech startup which has developed the most efficient system for delivering humanitarian aid in the world with 86% of funds going to beneficiaries.

Nasrat  Khalid



Founder of Aseel