Creating a Culture of Peace Moving from Hopelessness to Shared Purpose
Summer of Peace 2013 > International Peacebuilding & Global Citizenship > Arts & Culture
Broadcast on September 17, 2013
With Eva Vander Giessen & Olivia Hansen & Nathan Otto
Eva Vander Giessen
Creative Director/MEET, Board Member/Afghan Friends Network, Founder/From Sand to Soil
Eva Vander Giessen is Creative Director at MEET (Middle East Education through Technology), which brings together young Israeli and Palestinian leaders through the common language of technology and entrepreneurship. She serves as a member of sister city committees between Afghanistan and the US, and on the board of directors of Afghan Friends Network, an NGO that promotes dignity, nurtures potential, and supports bold steps in Afghanistan. She is a guest speaker with the Association of Conflict Resolution on the nexus of arts and peace building, and is passionate about storytelling as a mechanism for social change.