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Chris Bashinelli

UN Youth Expert, Bridge the Gap Executive Director and Host

July 23rd, 2012, Civil Society, Development, English, Migration and Integration, North America, North America, Somalia, Subsaharan Africa, USA, Youth Issues

Chris Bashinelli

Chris Bashinelli is a United Nations Youth Expert and the executive producer and host of Bridge the Gap, a television series that fosters intercultural dialogue by highlighting stories of everyday life from the around the world on film. Chris travels the world as a Youth Expert for the United Nations, meeting with people and finding out [...]

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Ellen Marrone

Urban Policy Researcher

April 21st, 2010, Academia, Civil Society, Development, English, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Media, New York, North America, North America, Portuguese, Spanish, USA, Youth Issues

Ellen Marrone

Ellen Marrone is a freelance urban researcher living in New York City. Her primary research interest is urban development and social polarization or marginalization, which she has approached through studying social policy, culture, and the ways in which the two intersect in some of the world’s largest cities.

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The Challenge of Growing up Muslim in Post 9/11 America

April 16th, 2010, Comment & Analysis

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 caused Daisy Khan to re-evaluate her life and her role as a Muslim woman in American society. At the time, she was a successful interior architect for a number of Fortune 500 companies. She now dedicates her life to building bridges between America’s Muslim community and the general public through her high-profile work as executive director of the American Society for Muslim Advancement.

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