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Eri Pavlaki

Founder - Women Do Business

Natasa Grigoraki

Co-founder - Women Do Business

Boudewijn Wijnands

Founder & CEO, Deedmob

Thierry Debris

Programme Manager for International Volunteering Development, France Volontaires

Aminata Kelly-Lamin

Advocacy and Policy Manager, ActionAid Sierra Leone

Andres Morales

Volunteering & Youth Development Regional Coordinator – Americas Region, International Federation of the Red Cross)

Manolis Griparis

International Volunteering Projects Coordinator | ActionAid Hellas

Elias Galinos

Chair of Board | ActionAid Hellas

Silvia de Benito

Senior Officer in Volunteering, Alianza - ActionAid

Minna Räisänen

Communications Officer, ICYE Finland

Cristina Cruz-Hubbard

Chief Diversity Office, Peace Corps

Tracy Kandeya

M&E Advisor, VSO

simone galimberti

Co-Founder, ENGAGE

Ricar Pascoela

Coordinator of Working Women’s Centre Timor-Leste

seema khan

Chair Person, Nepal Muslim Women’s Welfare Society, Partner of CECI-VCP

Manisha Dhakal

Executive Director, BDS, Partner of CECI-VCP

Nichole Cirillo

Executive Director, IAVE

Mayuko Onuki

Assistant Professor, Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies at Waseda University

Julia Nakamura

Graduate Student, Health Psychology, University of British Columbia

Rebecca Tiessen

Professor, School of International Development and Global Studies at the University of Ottawa

Margret Damba

Volunteer as Gender & Women Empowering Advisor, Speak it Loud

Lechin Lu

Criterion Institute

Alice Tamang

Indigenous Programs Coordinator, AVI

Patience Malunga

Training Adviser, Norec

Tatiana Palouki

Volunteer, Cuso International

Francois Awounkeu

Country Representative, Cuso International

Zulqurnain Asghar

Chief Executive, Potohar Mental Health Association

Lou Talbot Beirne

Programme Manager, CBM Ireland

Jelena Wander

Project Manager for Inclusive Volunteering, bezev

Sádé Budhlall

Director of Volunteer Development, The Trinidad & Tobago Red Cross Society

Katherine Tubb

Volunteer Consultant

Darlene Grant

Senior Advisor to the Director, Peace Corps

Liz Gordy

Forum's Operations Officer

Ibrahim socrateskamara

Program Manager, VIOnet

Wan Ahmad Hazman Wan Daud

Board Director, YSS / Students Volunteer Foundation

Helge Espe

Senior Adviser, Norec

Nadira Pervin

Programme Manager Networking & Communication, Nagorik Uddyog

Ujjwal Sundas

Director of Program & Research, Samata Foundation, Nepal

David Styers

Coordinator, Volunteer Groups Alliance

Stephanie Boyd

Communications Advisor (Volunteer), Cuso International

Vanessa Dickey

Project Expert, Virtual Service Pilot, Peace Corps

Jennifer (JJ) DiBella

Chief of Programming & Training, Peace, Africa Region, Peace Corps

Nazmul Ahsan

Manager - Young People, ActionAid Bangladesh

Aarathi Krishnan

Strategic Foresight Advisor, UNDP

Nicole Dagher

Consultant of Forum Standards Working Group

Erin MacLeod

Consultant of Forum Standards Working Group

Paulino Buenconsejo

Executive Director of Philippines Coalition on Volunteering

Benjamin Lough

Director of Social Innovation, University of Illionois, Urbana-Champaign

Fredrick Sadia

Secretary & National Coordinator, Volunteer Involving Organizations Society, Kenya

Mercy Inyanya Kubasu

International Office and Programme Coordinator, ICYE Kenya

Christine Ogola

Programme Assistant, Resilient Youth and Livelihood Dept, VSO

AGODE Kossi Mensan Edem

Director of Programmes, National Volunteer Agency of Togo

Andreas Souvaliotis

Former Social Entrepreneur, Public Speaker and Bestselling Author

Ashraf Patel

Co-founder of Pravah and ComMutiny / The Youth Collective

Victor Moinina

esearcher, IVCO2021 Framing Paper – Inclusive Volunteering for Global Equality – Linking Decolonisation & Diversity,

Marta Trejo

Journalist, Photographer & Communicator | ActionAid Hellas EUAID Volunteer

Anthea Lai

Nutrition & Health Advisor | ActionAid Hellas, EUAID Volunteer

Giorgos Charitakis

International Volunteering Projects Officer & ex-EUAID Volunteer | ActionAid Hellas

Dimitris Trakaniaris

International Volunteering Projects Officer | ActionAid Hellas

Lucy Avranas

Volunteering Manager | ActionAid Hellas

Gabriela Telekfalvi

Innovation Projects Specialist - Founder of KINITRO NGO

Isidora Mytilinaiou

Due Diligence Co-Hero, YouBeHero

Klairi Prokopiou

MA Applied Theatre, Theatre Educator & Co-ordinator of Programmes in Child Protection Institutions

Chris Millora

Research Associate, University of East Anglia

Lea Sofia Simonsen

Senior Project Manager for International Programmes, ActionAid Denmark

Julia Nakamura

Graduate Student, Health Psychology, University of British Columbia

Jelena Wander

Project Manager for Inclusive Volunteering, bezev

Hasnain Syed

President of UNIRE (Italian National Union of Refugees & Exiles)

Kudzo Nyameko GBEMOU

Programme Mgr, Association JSA

Philip Goodwin

Chief Executive, VSO

Alok Rath

Global Head, Knowledge, Evidence and Learning, VSO

Leigh Mathews


Fazirah Naser

Senior Executive, YSS

Rahim Hassanali

Global Leadership Mgr, VSO & Coordinator of Forum Standards Working Group

Lénaïk Le Poul

Programme Mgr, Climate & Ecological Transition, France Voluntaires

Christine Ogola

Programme Assistant, Resilient Youth and Livelihood Dept, VSO

Rebecca Pursell-Gotz

Research Specialist, Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

Heather E Shapter

Forum Board Chair & Executive Director of Crossroads International

Benjamin Haas

Researcher, IVCO2021 Framing Paper – Inclusive Volunteering for Global Equality, Linking Decolonisation & Diversity

Toily Kurbanov

UNV Executive Director

Christina Munzer

Director, Humanitarian & Development Deployments Section, Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Matt Baillie Smith

Professor, Social Sciences, University of Northumbria

Peter Kanyandago

Chair Board of Directors of African Volunteers Association

Mark Cumming

Head of Comhlámh / Forum Board Member

Regina Fuchs

Project Manager for Inclusive Volunteering, bezev

Christine Messier

Program Director, Crossroads International

Helene Perold

Director, Helene Perold & Associates

Courtney Kelner

Grants and Programme Officer, International Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE)

Josef Estermann

Head of Bases & Research, Unité – Comundo

Lynette Teo

Volunteer Cooperation Mgr, Singapore International Foundation (SIF)

Stephen Goodman

CEO, Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) / Forum Board Member

Melanie Gow

CEO, Australian Volunteers International (AVI)

James O'Brien

Forum Executive Director

Erin Bateman

Director of Volunteer Cooperation for WUSC / Forum Board Member

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Actionaid Hellas

ActionAid is a global federation working for a world free from poverty and injustice.


IVCO 2021 | Fair Main Booth

Inclusive Volunteering for Global Equality

ActionAid Hellas

For A More Just World

International Volunteering | ActionAid Hellas

For A More Just World

ActionAid Denmark

ActionAid Denmark: Volunteering through People4Change & the EU AID Volunteer Initiative


A global movement of volunteers working effectively for a world where no one is left behind





Women Do Business

Empower Women's Entrepreneurship

Yayasan Sukarelawan Siswa | Student Volunteers Foundation

Winning Peoples Hearts, Mind and Soul Beyond Borders

Cuso International

Skills to share. Futures to build.


Sharing Ideas and Knowledge!

Pediatric Trauma Care

Children’s Accidents: Improving Medical Care in Public Hospitals

Angels of Joy

Giving Joy Where There Is Need


Association of Parents, Guardians & Friends of Visually Impaired People with Additional Disabilities


InCommOn- Innovative Communities Onwards


Heraklion Association for Alzheimer's & Healthy Ageing


Ό,τι ψάχνεις για τον εθελοντισμό, εδώ!

Νοσηλεία - Nosilia

Δωρεάν Νοσηλεία & Φροντίδα στο σπίτι

International Bureau for Children's Rights (IBCR)

Promoting and Protecting Children’s Rights Worldwide


Scalable Volunteer & Workforce Engagement Technology

Singapore International Foundation

Making Friends for a Better World

OEKEN - YouR.Edu

Youth Organisation of Research and Education

International Cultural Youth Exchange

Tackling inequalities in IVS – South to South Fund

Irida Women's Center

A Safe Space for 450 Women from 35 Countries


Action For Global Justice

Translators without Borders

We help people get vital information, and be heard, whatever language they speak.


«Να αγαπάς την ευθύνη να λες μπορώ εγώ μόνος μου μπορώ να αλλάξω τον κόσμο. Αν χαθεί εγώ θα φταίω.»- Καζαντζάκης

Habitat for humanity International

A world where everyone has a decent place to live.

JICA Philippines

Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers


“Inclusive” donations for all!

International Association for Volunteer Effort

Enabling the leaders, organizations and environments that empower volunteers


We offer to youth, underserved communities, women, educators and SMEs the opportunity to develop their digital and business skills.





Turning burn victims into burn survivors and burn thrivers

Médecins du Monde - Greece

Wherever People Are



Library in Action | Βιβλιοθήκη σε Δράση


VSO International

A fair world for everyone

Japan International Cooperation Agency

Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers

Veterinarians without Borders/Vétérinaires sans frontières (VWB/VSF)

Greek Bank of Memories

We are our history


Lesvos Solidarity

#SaveDignity - Supporting refugees and locals in Lesvos

Αction Art / Εικαστική Δράση

Τέχνες,αφήγηση,παραμύθι για μια καλύτερη ποιότητα ζωής/Arts,storytelling,tales to improve the quality of life


Youth Empowerment in Digital Media



Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada

Building Sustainable and self-reliant cooperative communities

Volunteers Involving Organization Network


Emfasis Foundation

Steet Work - Support Units - Relief Programmes