John Ryle - Co-founder and Executive Director of Rift Valley Institute, Legrand Ramsey Professor of Anthropology at Bard College
Emmanuel Yoanes Akol Ajawin - South Sudanese Diplomat at United Nations
Jacob Atem - Founder of South Sudan Health Care Organization , featured on BBC, New York Times, and USA Today's coverage of South Sudan conflict
Robecca Thor - Alliance for South Sudanese in Diaspora, Acting Director of DC office
Benaiah Yongo-Bure - Kettering University, Associate Professor of Social Science, widely publicized on South Sudan
This event is co-sponsored by the Michigan Students for South Sudan.