Category Archives : Million.Europe

Vera Kichanova (Russian Federation)

  Originally published on Young Voices Vera was born on May 24, 1991 in Moscow. She graduated from the Department of Journalism of the Moscow State University in 2013. Her degree work was dedicated to real-time journalism and interaction between traditional media and citizen journalists. She worked for “Novaya Gazeta” and was elected a member […]

Emma Watson (United Kingdom)

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson is a British actress, model, and activist. Born in Paris and brought up in Oxfordshire. She rose to prominence after landing her first professional acting role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series, appearing in all eight Harry Potter films, previously having acted only in school plays. The franchise […]

Kanwal Ahluwala (United Kingdom)

  Originally published on Girl Effect Kanwal Ahluwala is the Interim Senior Director,Impact for Girl Effect. Kanwal oversees Girl Effect’s Impact Team which brings together evidence, learning and insights from adolescent girls to ensure sustained change for girls. The Impact team ensures rigour in the data and evidence that underpins all of our work. Kanwal […]

Virginia Rustique-Petteni (United Kingdom)

  Originally published on Girl Effect Virginia Rustique-Petteni is the Senior Director of Relationships of Girl Effect. Virginia oversees Girl Effect’s global partnerships, communications, and advocacy. Joining the NIKE Foundation in 2013, she led its work on the Girl Declaration, an alliance of individuals and NGOs that successfully campaigned to embed girls in the 2015 […]

Lesley Pan (United Kingdom)

  Originally published on Girl Effect Lesley Pan is the Chief Operating Officer of Girl Effect (Interim). After years in management consultancy Lesley brings business capabilities in strategy, operations and organisational development to public organisations. She is a passionate advocate for the rights of young people to be safe, healthy, and able to exercise the power of their own […]

Farah Ramzan Golant (United Kingdom)

  Originally published on Girl Effect Farah Ramzan Golant is the Executive Chief Office of Girl Effect. Farah brings 27 years of business experience from the private sector and creative industries. She served as Chief Executive of All3Media between 2012 and 2014, and previous to this had a 22-year career at Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, becoming […]

Maria Eitel (United Kingdom)

  Originally published on Girl Effect Maria Eitel, Chairman of Girl Effect and Co-Chair of the NIKE Foundation. Under Maria’s leadership as President & CEO, the NIKE Foundation – in partnership with the NoVo Foundation, United Nations Foundation and other partners, created the Girl Effect – a movement to tackle world poverty at its greatest […]

Sabriye Tenberken (Germany)

  Blindness is no barrier Originally published on The Moon Magazine Photo by The Moon Magazine Sabriye Tenberken embodies the notion that “impossible is nothing.” Born in Germany with a degenerative eye disease, she became totally blind at the age of twelve. Shunned by her friends and patronized by her teachers, Tenberken compensated by doing […]



Juni Kusumanto (Indonesia/Netherlands)

  Juni Kusumanto (1957) was born in Bandung, Indonesia, and migrated at the age of twelve to the Netherlands, where she attended the Breda Academy of Arts in 1990-1995.   Most of her earlier works and projects of art depict in a delicate manner the life path along which humans encounter various life circumstances and […]