Rebeca Rios-Kohn has over 30 years of experience working for the United Nations in the areas of human rights, women’s and children’s rights and held senior level positions.
Since 2015 she serves as Director of Arigatou International New York Office, a not-for-profit organization working for children with headquarters in Japan and leads the global initiative Prayer and Action for Children.
Ornella is originally from Colombia. She has more than twelve years of international experience in child rights, research and advocacy with a focus on child protection and care, children’s participation, and child rights governance. She is a trainer, practitioner, evaluator and advocate.
She has widespread direct experience working with vulnerable communities, children and youth including communities affected by armed conflict, children and youth in conflict with the law, working children, victims of abuse and exploitation, and communities highly affected by poverty.
Adriana Gómez, a compassionate force in humanitarian work, utilizes photography to uplift individuals and foster positive societal impact. Communications Officer at Arigatou International, New York, Prayer and Action for Children initiative. Rooted in Editorial and Multimedia Production during Social Communication studies in Bogotá, Colombia, her academic journey extends to a dual degree in Literary Studies. With refined photographic skills from immersive studies in Argentina and Colombia, Adriana crafts a visual language resonating with the human experience.
Alibe Hamacher is a public affairs professional with experience in nonprofit management, corporate communications, marketing, fundraising, strategic partnership development, event management and research.
Nonprofit executives, United Nations leaders, government agencies, cultural entities and private sector professionals have recognized her for creating innovative, effective programs and forging strategic alliances.