Critical training to better protect, support, and heal vulnerable children

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No Limit Generation is led by a team of proven social and tech entrepreneurs in close collaboration with with leading humanitarians, child wellbeing experts, educators, and mental health professionals.

We are driven by a mission to bring love, healing, and hope to children who need it most.

 

The No Limit Gen Core

 
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Samier Mansur

CEO & FOUNDER

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Samier Mansur is a social entrepreneur, innovator, and writer who is driven by ideas that can help support more just, peaceful, and better organized world.

Samier is the founder of No Limit Generation (NLG), an organization that supports thousands of displaced and vulnerable children rise and thrive into their full potential. It does this through an evidence based, trauma-informed digital library of engaging, accessible videos that equips humanitarian organizations, aid workers, and teachers with critical tools to build safe, supportive, and healing environments for children.

This initiative builds on his previous work in founding the "Safe Haven" for Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh in partnership with the award-winning JAAGO Foundation. The facility provides 500 Rohingya refugee children and orphans a safe space for learning, play, and healing every day.

Samier is also the co-founder of LiveSafe, a revolutionary smartphone app that empowers millions of students, employees, and service men and women with the tools to keep themselves and their communities safe. He has as served various US Govt agencies and initiatives from global policymaking to human rights and security, and facilitation of trade and development programs in the rapidly developing economies.

He has over 40 national and international publications on range of topics: from international relations and global policy; to humanitarian intervention, self-improvement, gender, among others. He has spoken on the TEDx stage on the topic of Pluralism and religious identity politics and inclusion; and continues to advise technology companies and global policy makers.

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Swetha Amruthur

DIRECTOR OF PARTNERSHIPS AND GROWTH

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Swetha Amruthur is an executive with over 15 years of functional experience in change management and customer engagement with proven success in the areas of product evaluation and development, client retention, business development. She is passionate about using her skills in making a better tomorrow.

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Jasmine Aguilera

PRODUCTION LEAD

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Jasmine is a journalist and producer based in Brooklyn, NY, specializing in covering social justice issues. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, NowThis, Public Radio International, and more. She is passionate about leveraging her talents to serve the children of the world.

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Kevin Thompson

CFO

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Kevin has served in a financial leadership capacity for a number of charitable organizations. Complementing this is over 10 years of financial consulting experience at various public accounting firms. He is passionate about using numbers as a tool to help organizations accomplish their strategic vision.

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K.A

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

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K.A is a lecturer of operations management at one of Canada's renowned business schools. He brings over two decades of progject management experience in aerospace and technology, and currently provides operational oversite over NLG's client pipeline and production.

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Mursal Atif

PROJECT SPECIALIST

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Mursal is an Advisory Consultant at Deloitte. As a former Afghan refugee she understands the importance of resettlement programs and aid agencies. In 2016 she worked with a refugee education program in Chios, Greece and understands well the need for programs offered by NLG. Mursal is passionate about technology innovation for social justice.

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Jonathan Beaton

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

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Jonathan is a Montreal-based Producer and Creative Director. He specializes in creating exciting promotional content and developing scalable creative workflows.

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Olivia Larouche

EDITOR & PRODUCER

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Olivia is a video editor, producer, videographer who loves to cook (and eat, of course), to take pictures with her iPhone and read comic books in French. Her motto is: "it's never too late to try something new unless you break a bone so just be the best that you can be but never forget to be kind and considerate".

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Christine Nolan

COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

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Christine is an Independent Communications and Creative Content Consultant. She served as public speaker and broadcast on-air talent in Public Outreach and Communications at NASA. Prior to her work in Communications, she performed on Broadway. She is on a mission to use her talents in the arts and sciences to propel innovation and change the world for the better.

 
 

Our Stellar Advisors

 
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Somiari Fubara

Child & Adolescent Trauma Specialist

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Somiari Fubara (Demm) MA/M.Div, CYT, CTS is a certified trauma specialist, a certified yoga teacher, and a certified breath body and mind teacher. Her areas of concentration include children and adolescents, trauma, mindfulness, and spirituality. Somiari is a passionate scholar-practitioner in the field of clinical psychology who has divided her time between clinical practice, training, workshops, and consulting. As a mental health practitioner, she uses mindfulness cognitive behavioral therapy (MCBT) and other evidence-based practices to help adolescent and adult clients with a wide range of emotional, and behavioral issues.

Somiari has received extensive training in the treatment of addiction, mental illnesses, affect regulation, and trauma. In her consulting work, she has provided bullying, violence, and trauma training for elementary and residential schools. In addition to clinical practice, for 3 years she worked as a consultant counseling Chibok girls that escaped Boko Haram.Somiari has been interviewed by 60-Minutes, CNN, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, BBC, and Aljareeza.

As a trauma thriver, her life experiences have fostered her love of, and dedication to the mental health field. Following the words of Gandhi, she believes that “purity of life is the highest and truest art.” Somiari also believes she is here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. Through her work, she is enriching the world through love, healing, and peace

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Jim Brasher

Strategic Growth Advisor

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Jim has served as chief development officer and consultant to a number of highly successful national and global institutions. Jim was also a pioneer in developing intergenerational learning for HNW philanthropic families as the Founding Director of the Global Philanthropists Circle at the Synergos Institute. His in-depth understanding of the substantive issues of global health, peace and conflict resolution, human rights, and agriculture comes in part from serving as Special Assistant to President Jimmy Carter in the founding, development, and expansion of The Carter Center.

As a senior non-profit executive and consultant to more than 40 leading national and global organizations, Jim has provided a broad range of professional services including organizing and managing comprehensive development and communications divisions, directing historic capital campaigns, designing branding and positioning strategies, and building highly effective institutional development staffs.

His early work in directing capital campaigns including those for the UNCF and The Carter Presidential Library and Museum; helping to build organizations like the Carter Center from the ground up; manage fundraising in turn-around and spin-off situations like the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); diversifying the donor bases for global research institutes like icddr,b in Bangladesh, The International Vaccine Institute in South Korea, CIAT in Colombia; and building and staffing comprehensive development functions at other institutions.

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Gretchen Steidel

Gender & Social Impact Executive

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Founder and President of Global Grassroots, an international organization that leads a social venture incubator and mindful-leadership program for women and girls in East Africa. She has an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth and a BA in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. She is author of the recently published: Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change and Mindfulness for Social Innovation, and lectures and teaches on mindfulness and social change worldwide.

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Dr. Richard Brown

Pioneering Clinical Psychiatrist, Author

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Dr. Richard P. Brown is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons where he obtained his medical degree 1977. The recipient of numerous awards, he has authored over 100 scientific articles, books, and book chapters on pharmacological treatments, clinical studies, and complementary and integrative treatments in psychiatry.

Dr. Brown developed a comprehensive neurophysiological theory of the effects of breathing exercises on the mind and body, particularly its benefits in anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Dr. Brown gives over 100 lectures and courses every year. Since 1998, he has taught full-day courses on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as well as Mind-Body trainings for the American Psychiatric Association, other national and international conferences, veterans, and community service programs.

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Dr. Patricia Gerbarg

Pioneering Clinical Psychiatrist, Author

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Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry, New York Medical College. Dr. Gerbarg has lectured and taught about a wide range of topics in psychiatry, psychoanalysis, women’s issues, trauma, neurobiology, natural treatments (herbs, nutrients ), and the integration of mind-body practicesin psychotherapy for the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Meetings and many other conferences, academic centers, and community organizations.She serves on the APA Caucus on Complementary and Integrative Psychiatry and is a board member of the American Botanical Council.

Dr. Gerbarg practices Integrative Psychiatry, combining standard and complementary treatments. Her research focuses on mind-body practices for reducing the effects of stress and trauma, particularly in survivors of mass disasters, including the Southeast Asia Tsunami, 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, 2010 earthquake in Haiti, war in Sudan, Gulf Horizon Oil Spill, veterans, and stress-related medical illnesses.

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Meera Seshadri

Youth & Adolescent Global Health Communication Specialist

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Meera is a health communications specialist, researcher, and activist working at the intersection of gender-based violence prevention and sexual health promotion. She has spent over a decade working to increase access to, and utilization of, comprehensive sexual health resources for adolescents in communities worldwide, developing violence prevention and education programs at Emory, Georgetown, and Harvard Universities and working as a consultant and curriculum development specialist for Soteria Solutions, the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the World Bank.

She is passionate about confronting the ideological and institutional challenges that affect young people's health, wellness, and autonomy. Meera works in coalition with university, non-profit, corporate, and community stakeholders to create policies and environments that prioritize gender equity, intersectionality, and social justice.

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Sahar Hafeez

Human Rights Law

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Sahar practices international trade, sanctions, and human rights law at Pillsbury law firm.  Sahar is passionate about using global rules/mechanisms to create economic opportunities for people all over the world.

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Swamy Ramaswamy

Technology Executive

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Driven with a passion for bringing order out of chaos, Swamy serves as NLG's technology and digital platform advisor. He is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Sandboxx, and brings a proven record of leading technology teams and launching complex and innovative solutions into the market.

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Ambassador Farooq Sobhan

international Diplomacy & Public Policy Executive

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Ambassador Sobhan is the President and CEO of the Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI). He has served as Special Envoy to the Prime Minister, and Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh1995-1997. He was also the Ambassador/High Commissioner to India, China, Malaysia and the United Nations. Additionally, Ambassador Sobhan served as Chairman of the Group of 77 at the UN (1982-1983), and of the UN Commission on TNCs (1991-1992), and is a member of the Board of Governors of the South Asia Centre for Policy Studies (SACEPS). He was a visiting professor at the Elliott School for International Affairs at George Washington University in 2003.

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Dr. Ahmad Ahsan

Online Education & Global Development

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Dr. Ahmad Ahsan has worked at the intersection of technology and education, having supported the expansion of Khan Academy content into local contexts; and developed online educational platforms in Bangladesh. He is a former Lead Economist of the World Bank, Consultant to the United Nations, New York, Food and Agricultural Organization, the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies and a Dhaka University faculty member.

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Meshal Lakhani

Financial Education & Venture Capital

 
 

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