2019 Speakers

Carol Bremer-Bennett

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Ms. Carol Bremer-Bennett is World Renew's U.S. Executive Director. She is born to the To’aheedliinii (Waters Flow Together) Clan and born for the Todich’iinii (Bitter Water) Clan of the Navajo Nation. Bremer-Bennett is an educator by training, with a B.A. from Calvin College and a Master's from Western New Mexico University.


Kate Kooyman

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Rev. Kate Kooyman is the Education Team Leader at the Office of Social Justice. Kate is an ordained minister in the Reformed Church of America (RCA) and will be the devotional speaker for FIDC this year.


Kuki Rokhum

Friday, February 8, 2019

Ms. Kuki Rokhum is the Director of Training and Mobilization at The Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief (EFICOR).


Charles Owubah

Friday, February 8, 2019

Dr. Charles Ebow Owubah, is an independent consultant in international development with over 10 years of experience in executive leadership in a nonprofit organization. He has extensive experience in program design, monitoring & evaluation of relief and development programs.


Sami Awad

Friday, February 8, 2019

Mr. Sami Awad is the Executive Director of Holy Land Trust. Sami has engaged himself locally, through promoting and engaging in nonviolence, healing and transformation work primarily in Palestine, but also globally.


Saulo Padilla

Friday, February 8, 2019

Mr. Saulo Padilla is the Immigration Education Coordinator at Mennonite Central Committee. Since 2008 Saulo has worked with Mennonite Central Committee, providing learning opportunities about the need for better and safer mechanisms for people facing migration, and advocating to reform the U.S. broken immigration system.