Vashti Singh, PhD 
Programme Leader
Centre for Education Programmes
The University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) ​

Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies

Najiba Benabess, PhD

Director- School of Business and Management and ​

Associate Professor of Economics

Norwich University

Northfield, VT

Kunter Gunasti, PhD 
Assistant Professor
School of Business
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT

Spencer H. Kimball, Esq, MA, JD
Senior Scholar-in-Residence
Director of the Washington Program

​Emerson College
Boston, MA


Tonya Ladipo, LCSW

Director & Trainer

The Ladipo Group LLC Philadelphia, PA

Lilian de Jonge, PhD
Assistant Professor

College of Health and Human Services
George Mason University
​Fairfax, VA

List of Amazing Keynotes and Honorary Guest Speakers:

Kyung-Sook Bang, PhD, RN


College of Nursing

Seoul National University

Seoul, South Korea

Kris Marsh, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Sociology University of Maryland ​

College Park, MD

Dave Bose

Vice-President Modeling and Simulation ​Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc. Hampton, VA


Angela Marshall, MD, FACP
President and CEO 
Comprehensive Women’s Health, Inc., 
Silver Spring, MD


Janice Riley
HCC Technical Innovation Center
​Hagerstown, MD

Shannon Bergman
Business Development Manager
World Wide Technology
Planning Commissioner

San Carlos, CA

Meg Mingchen Lu, PhD

Program Leader/ Asst. Professor

National University of Tainan

Tainan City, Taiwan

Dr. Rana Raddawi
Associate Professor
Department of English

American University

Sharjah, UAE

Marco Vincenzi, PhD
Lecturer in Economics
Paul College of Business and Economics
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH

Eva A. Millona
Executive Director
Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA)​
Boston, MA

Christina Robinson, PhD
Assistant Professor 
and Assistant Chair

Department of Economics
Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, CT

Solome Tibebu


Technology & Healthcare Speaker ​Cognific- Behavioral Health​ ​Consulting and Online Resource

New York, NY

Anna M. Nielsen​

Research Analyst

Argonne National Laboratory

Washington DC

Mike McGill, PhD
Atlanta, GA

André de Waal, MSc, MBA, PhD 
Academic Director
HPO Center
Associate Professor of High Performance Organizations
Maastricht School of Management
​Maastricht, Netherlands 

Dr. Mansur Hasib, CISSP, PMP, CPHIMS 
Global Speaker and Cybersecurity Faculty 
UMBC, Baltimore, MD 

Amy E. Blitz, PhD
Professor of Management Practice/Bobson Global

Babson College
Babson Park, MA

Madelyn Blair, PhD
Founder -Pelerei, Inc.
Speaker, Author, Executive Advisor, and Faculty

Columbia University

New York, NY

Dr. Deborah Osgood 
President and CEO
Knowledge Institute for Small

Business Development (KISBD)

Exeter, NH

Sylvia Henderson
Springboard Training LLC 
Olney, MD 

Izabella Barati-Stec, PhD

Visiting Professor of Finance and Government

Central European University Budapest, Hungary

​Dr. Cenker Goker
Associate Professor
Faculty of Law
- Ankara University
Visiting Scholar- College of Law
Michigan University, 
East Lansing, MI 

Fatemeh Emdad, PhD
Associate Teaching Professor

Data Science Program
​Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA

Connie Van Guilder
Director of Student Services

Bergin University
San Francisco, CA

Cortney Baker, M.S., CCC/SLP
KidsCare Therapy
Addison, TX

Hill Krishnan, PhD
Political Science Faculty
California Polytechnic State University
​San Luis Obispo, CA 


Advena World 2015 Most Outstanding Speakers 
CEOs, Business Leaders, Academics, Researchers, Experts, and Consultants from Various Industries

Hundreds of excellent speakers have spoken at our conferences and other great speakers are coming this year

Dr. Cliff Cockerham

Chair, TN  Environmental Justice Committee/International Outreach Director, The Climate Mobilization President- TN Chapter
Nashville, TN 

Chiquita Howard-Bostic, PhD    
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Department Chair
Shepherd University
Shepherdstown, WV

Imke Reimers, PhD 
Assistant Professor 
Department of Economics
College of Social Sciences and Humanities
Northeastern University
​Boston, MA

​​​​​Estrella Durá

University of Valencia ​Fellow Polibienestar Research Institute
Valencia, Spain

Dr. Elmira Ibrayeva
VP-Kazakhstan Academy of Information and Business
Associate Professor
Kazakh American University
​Almaty, Kazakhstan

Ken Perez
VP of Healthcare Policy Omnicell,Inc.

Advisor to CliniCast 
Mountain View, CA

Dr. Wei Song

Associate Professor of Marketing

School of Business

Black Hill State University

Spearfish, SD