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Wednesday, October 16 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Harnessing the Power of Music for Social Change

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Music is a critical component of social movements everywhere in the world, facilitating change in unique and compelling ways. From the civil rights’ movement to the Egyptian Revolution, music has been integral for igniting action and mobilizing people to harness their collective power. This panel of socially conscious musicians and activists examine the history, current hotspots and the future of music as a catalyst for social change.

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Interim Director, Georgetown University, Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution
Dr.Craig Zelizer is the Interim Director of the Georgetown MA in Conflict Resolution Program and the Founder/CEO of Peace and Collaborative Development Network, one of the global networks connecting over 34,000 individuals and organizations involved in social change, peacebuilding... Read More →
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Nusrat Durrani

Nusrat joined MTVN in 1996 and served in key business & creative roles, incl. launch of MTV.COM & creation of MTV World, Viacom’s global engine for content & innovation. He is GM/SVP. He produced award-winning live music series: The Music Experiment & The Best New Band in the World... Read More →
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Jeb Gutelius

Jeb builds ideas into organizations, foundations and progressive companies; most often with musicians. He is currently collaborating with the band FUN. to build and grow The Ally Coalition.
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Mohamed Helmy

"Life is a journey, not a home" Mohamed is a serial entrepreneur, social entrepreneur, activist, investor. Involved in/started many businesses and projects in both the profit and the nonprofit worlds. MasterPeace Co-Founder/CEO; Co-owner/Advisor EWS Egypt, Country Coordinator - Dance4Life... Read More →
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The Narcicyst, aka Yassin Alsalman:a musician/actor/multimedia artist who shared his work at TedEx, The Dubai Intl Film Fest, Melbourne Fest & Montreal Intl Jazz Fest. He performed in the Middle East, Europe & N America, sharing the stage w/hip-hop elite; rocking festivals, classrooms... Read More →

Wednesday October 16, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm EDT
NYU Kimmel Ctr. Room 405, 60 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012

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