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Thought Leaders Corner
Belt and Road Monitor
Millicent Barty is the Founder and CEO of Millicent Designs – a locally owned Design company in Honiara, Solomon Islands specializing in multidisciplinary design and consultancy.
Jeffry Feeger is an award-winning contemporary magic realist artist who grew up in various parts of Papua New Guinea before settling in Port Moresby to pursue a career in visual art.
Dr. Lisa Crampton is the Project Leader of the Kaua’i Forest Bird Recovery Project – State of Hawai’i Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) program facilitated by the University of Hawai’i.
Nicole Forrester is the President and CEO of Pacific Resources for Education and Learning – a nonprofit organization that enhances community well-being through partnerships in education.
Lalovai Peseta is an artist based in Savai’i, Samoa. His contemporary paintings draw strongly from his experience and proficiency with the traditional Samoa arts of carving and tattooing.
Béatrice Camallonga is a contemporary artist based on the small island of Lifou, New Caledonia. She is also a 2014 Pacific NexGen Artist. Her work is inspired by the light of her remote paradise.
Francis Pesamino is a young Samoan artist from South Auckland. Exhibits of his work have gained attention throughout the region, which led to a solo exhibition at the Weltkulturen Museum.
Yvonne C. Neth
Yvonne C. Neth is a a self-taught artist from Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia whose work focuses on cultural and environmental conservation, utilizing a variety of media.
Simix Simeon is a chief of the Ohlen/Matas Village of Port Villa, Vanuatu. He is also an artist who has led the creation of a successful art collective called ‘Awis Artis Blong Vanuatu’.
Briar Thompson is a Rhodes Scholar from New Zealand pursuing graduate study at Somerville College, University of Oxford.
Melissa Prokop is a young artist from Tahiti, French Polynesia.
Albert Joseph is a young artist from Western Highland Province, Papua New Guinea.
Charity Porotesano is a graduate student at New York University.
Melania Baba is a legal officer at a Fijian nonprofit concerned with the protection of the environment through law.
Lora Vaioleti is an advisor at the New Zealand Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York.
Lesley Wengembo is a young artist in Papua New Guinea.
Genevieve Neilson is a Presidential Management Fellow with the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Tevita Motulalo is a non-resident Senior Researcher at Gateway House (the Indian Council on Global Relations) in Mumbai, India.
Adi Litia Cakobau Nailatikau
Adi Litia Cakobau Nailatikau is a participant in the East West Center’s Leadership Program with Taiwan.