Panelists and Moderators

9:30 AM Opening Remarks

Carlos Aguasaco, Associate Professor, Latin American Cultural Studies

10 AM | Universal Basic Income

Reto Thumiger is an editor with Pressenza Berlin and has been an activist in the New Humanism for over 30 years. Through his work in Pressenza he wants to give a mouthpiece to the new sensibility and the new awareness appearing in the world.
Panelist | Universal Basic Income

Juana Perez is the producer of the documentary “RBUI, nuestro derecho a vivir” (our right to live) and editor with Pressenza Madrid.
Panelist | Universal Basic Income

James Felton Keith is running for a seat in New York’s 13th Congressional District.
Panelist | Universal Basic Income

1 PM | #MeToo without Borders

Pía Figueroa, Co-Director of Pressenza, life-long humanist, author of several monographs and books.
Moderator | #MeToo without Borders

Staceyann Chin is a spoken-word poet, performing artist and LGBT rights political activist.
Panelist | #MeToo without Borders

María Luisa Mendonca, Director of the Network for Social Justice and Human Rights in Brazil and a visiting scholar at the City University of New York Graduate Center.
Panelist | #MeToo without Borders

3 PM | Coffee with Kathleen Sullivan from Hibakusha Stories

Atomic Bomb survivors are referred to in Japanese as hibakusha, which translates literally as “bomb-affected-people”.

3:30 PM | Divesting from Nuclear Weapons

Tony Robinson is a life-long humanist, member of the organisation “World without Wars and Violence”, coordination committee member of the Abolition 2000 Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons, and co-director of Pressenza International Press Agency. He has been specialising in the field of anti-nuclear weapons activism since 2006.
Moderator | Divesting from Nuclear Weapons

Anthony Donovan, director of the documentary Good Thinking (Those Who’ve Tried to Halt Nuclear Weapons)​.
Panelist | Divesting from Nuclear Weapons

Jan Weinberg, founder of Show Up! America and coalition partner for the Divest from the War Machine Campaign initiated by Code Pink
Panelist | Divesting from Nuclear Weapons

5:30 PM Closing

Live Performance by Mark Lesseraux