Sandeep Nath - Summit Convener, Event Manager at GYMHA, Founder at RENEWALism, Inner Power, Energy & Mindfulness Coach
Sandeep Nath is the founder of RENEWALism. An IIT-IIM alumnus, he founded and ran a successful strategy consulting company before heading to the Himalayas in search of the purpose of life and what drives our energetic consciousness. As a Coach, he has taken the sacred wisdom of our Inner Power to more than 46 cities spread over four continents. An international Reiki master, Business Qigong guide, Mindfulness coach, and Author of two books, Sandeep is an expert on Stress Management and applying ancient oriental wisdom to modern business challenges. He is actively involved with the Professional Speakers Association of India.
Prof. Jude Ediae – Chairperson Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Global Youth Mental Health Awareness (GYMHA) Inc., Certified Mental Health Practitioner, Humanitarian, Award-winning Entrepreneur, Leadership Expert, and International Speaker.
Jude is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Global Youth Mental Health Awareness (GYMHA) Inc., as well as a Certified Mental Health Practitioner, Award-winning Entrepreneur, Leadership Expert, and International Speaker. Jude has more than 28 years’ experience in leadership and over 10 years in mental health, hosting and participating in global youth mental health events in Australia, Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda and Zimbabwe. He specialises in delivering global mental health events, telephone and online counselling, seminars, and workshops to organisations and communities focused on building compassionate global communities and workplaces, with a particular focus on youth support services. Jude’s focus is on understanding the impacts of youth mental health and wellbeing, gender balance, drugs and alcohol issues in their staff, members and communities as well as providing linkages to appropriate support.
Amadi Vivian Akuyoma - Member GYMHA Board of Directors
Vivian is passionate about rediscovering and restoring and beauty of human beings. She is a member and a volunteer of Nigeria red cross society, she went to educate herself more under first aid training, 2006-2008 she was giving award as a good first aider in Enugu state Nigeria. And a religious and Economics graduated from Alvan Ikoku federal college of education Owerri (Afflicted to UNN) currently join global youth movement against gender bases violence. She is an activist against (GBV) rape and domestic violence as a member and volunteer. As a result of her humbleness, she was awarded a certificate of honor for distinguished and bright efforts to spread the thought message, culture of love, tolerance, peace, brotherhood and Noble human value, among all component of society without distinction separation. Currently, she became an International Board member and volunteer Director at Global youth mental health awareness (GYMHA) Inc., Australia.
DeepShikha Tripathi - Member Counselling Psychologist and GYMHA Training Manager
Deepshikha is a die heart passionate about helping people through spreading awareness about significance of emotional, mental as well overall Psychological Wellbeing. Love to infuse happiness and sense of purpose in lives through compassion and enable people to live their life to the fullest. Some of her experiences include Life-Coach, Soft Skills Trainer, International Speaker, Active Humanitarian, Law of Attraction Practitioner, EFT and TFT Practitioner, CEO / Founder at Prayas, Project Director at Poornpeetham, Counselor at Thrive Global platform, A member of American Psychological Association (APA), and NLP MASTER Practitioner.
Edith Wanyonyi - Member GYMHA Advocacy Manager/ Counseling Psychologist/ Community Development Worker
I am a graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Community Development at Maasai Mara University in Narok Kenya and pursuing my master’s degree in counseling psychology at Kenyatta University in Nairobi Kenya. I am a highly skilled Community Worker, passionate in issues affecting the community and have a great interest in Mental health issues affecting the members of the community. With over four years’ experience engaging in Community Voluntary work, I am adept in public relations, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. Moreover, while my on-the-job experience has afforded me a well-rounded skill set, including first-rate communication skills. I excel at: Advocacy, Counseling, Mental Health, Trainings In addition to my experience and personal qualities, I have a solid educational foundation and a passion for working with and advocating for diverse groups within the community.
Saviour Effiong - Member Clinical Psychologist and GYMHA Ambassador
Saviour Effiong is a clinical psychologist with ample years of experience in the mental health industry. Currently, he is a psychotherapist at Mobile Manna Foundation, and also a volunteer psychologist at Global Youth Mental Health Awareness, Australia, where he offers free tele-counselling to people both Nationally and Internationally. He served as child psychologist at El Olam Rehabilitation Center during his National Youth Service Year. In furtherance, he is the content and community manager at ZeroToOne Foundation, Nigeria. On top of his educational background and experiences, he is a fellow of Africa Future Work Industry Leaders fellowship, Fellow of Jelas’ Development Initiative-Leadership Exchange Programme, and a fellow of ZeroToOne High impact Leaders Fellowship. He is an alumni of Commonwealth100 Leadership Training program. He is currently one of the participants at West African Institute of Public Health – Virtual Internship Program, 2021.
Mr. Pramod Kumar Rajput - Member, Sr. Vice President & Vertical Head at Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited, GYMHA Marketing Director
Pramod Kumar Rajput is a seasoned corporate professional with a rich experience of over 39 years in pharmaceutical & Healthcare sales & marketing while working as Sr. Vice President & Vertical Head in Cadila Pharmaceuticals Limited an Indian Leading Pharmaceutical Company. In entire Cadila he has been recognized and awarded as Champion of Champions for the year 2019 and again 2020 as well due to his Vertical’s splendid performance. He is known as ‘The Rajput of Cadila’ within the healthcare fraternity. He is a thought leader, active panel list, speaker on numerous forums, events, industry meets and seminars. He is on a mission to lead by example and to create a healthier future and create future health leaders. He is a mentor, change-maker, key-note speaker & motivational speaker with his talks in various institutions – mentoring both young and seasoned minds.
Mr. Kibe Edwin Gitau - Member, Certified Addictions Psychologist, Founding Director at Uhai Centre, GYMHA Ambassador
Edwin is a Certified Addictions Psychologist in Kenya. A consultant on alcohol, drugs and substance abuse prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of persons with substance use disorders. Edwin is a recovering alcoholic (11 years sobriety and recovery). He holds M.A in Project Planning and Management – Nairobi University; B.com Accounts – University of Madras India. Edwin is the founding director Uhai Centre – Kenya, Associate Faculty Mt. Kenya University; a humanitarian and Country Director Global Goodwill Ambassadors (GGA Kenya). Edwin is a Member International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP), World Federation Against Drugs (WFAD), Addiction Prevention, Rehabilitation Association of Kenya (APRAK). Edwin offers counselling services and training in the community on matters pertaining mental health, alcoholism, drug abuse, relationship with HIV AIDS and other antisocial behaviors affecting the community.
Mr. Roshan Mansukhani - Music therapist and a motivational counselor
Mr Roshan is a music therapist and motivational counselor. Some of his experience and awards include speaker at Euro mental health 2020, Paris, Speaker on TEDxEMWS, Awarded MAN OF EXCELLENCE 2019, Awarded INDIAN ACHIEVERS AWARD 2018. His philosophy is “Music therapy does Magic”.
Ntakirutimana Pierre - Member, Head of Content Creator at GYMHA
Pierre is 23 years old; he is from Rwanda and a student at the University of Rwanda where he is doing his Bachelor of Science in Physics and material science.
Pierre is a GYMHA volunteer and Kinyarwanda tutor for nonnative people on different platforms Tutoroo, Preply (https://www.tutoroo.co/learn-kinyarwanda-with-ntakirutimana-in–260698, https://preply.com/en/tutor/1351172) and others. He loves to see happy faces and he is passionate about equality and unity and education motivator. Pierre attended different competitions in science and won some presentations.
Pierre dream is to see children from poor families succeed in their field of interest and contribute to the family. His motto is “my brain is my warehouse and life matters because of me”
Joshua Ogbonna Uchenna – Member, Head of IT at GYMHA, Software Developer, Founder at Cyber Peace Advocacy, Poet
Amb. Nur Ahmed - Youth ambassador of Access to Human Rights International and Peace ambassador of Dynamic Peace Rescue Mission International (Nigeria)
Dr. Shauli Mukherjee – Member, GYMHA Special Board Advisor, Director - School of Education & Dean - Students' Affairs at Adamas University, Former Founder Principal STEM World School at Adamas World School, India
Amb. Blessing Obaniyi - Member, CEO/Founder at Blessing Obaniyi Foundation (B.O Foundation)
Ann N.Chege – Member, Social worker and GYMHA Volunteer
Ann N.Chege is a social worker . She has studied social work and community development. Now pursuing a higher diploma is social work in an aim to specialize in social psychology and counseling. Having an interest in helping the vulnerable people in the community.
She is a member of kibe mentorship programme in kenya . Working as a project officer and a member of Global youth and mental health awareness (GHYMA) IN AUSTRALIA. She is self-motivated person.
Madu Chisom – Member, GYMHA Assistant Head of Content Creators
Madu Chisom is a multiple award-winning Poet, Folktale Writer, Historian, Poetry Editor at (ngigareview.com) and lover of Justice. The ramshackle state of Nigerian rural primary and secondary schools persuaded him to establish an organisation named SAVE THE RURAL SCHOOL CHILDREN to raise awareness on the death-watched images of Nigerian schools in the rural areas. Chisom volunteers for Centre Peace for Advocacy and sustainable development (CEPASD).
He is an associate member of the Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network (CYPAN) where he works with the communication team. He is a member of Amnesty International as an online campaigner against injustices happening all over the world. He has been a literary facilitator for Ngiga Book Bookclub. He was a delegate of UNHCR at the Global Youth Engagement Model United Nations e-conference.