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A World At School
“Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.” John Wesley
Joannes Yimbesalu is a research scientist by profession, with interests in infectious diseases and public health. He has worked with the Medical College of Wisconsin and recently obtained a Certificate in International Development from the University of British Columbia. As a strong advocate for global education, working with children and communities orphaned by HIV/AIDS, and as a Global Youth Ambassador for “A World at School”, Joannes has represented the voices of youth at several spaces, including the Global Citizenship Education Working Group on Policy, Advocacy and Communications convened by the United Nations Youth Advocacy Group (YAG), The Center for Universal Education (CUE), and UNESCO. He has also published articles that critically assess the educational challenges the worlds’ poorest children face through the lens of his organization, Hope For Children Cameroon, which he founded in 2011.