Host: Dr. David Kenneth Waldman
Around the world, children hope for a healthier life yet go to bed hungry. Girls walk miles every day to retrieve clean water, and children dream of an opportunity to get an education. The Global Child gives a voice to vulnerable children, their challenges rights, equality and justice. Host David Kenneth Waldman inspires conversations of promise with a diverse range of experts from civil society and the UN. You’ll hear from educators, governmental officials and child advocates, talking about innovative ideas and solutions for positive social change. Whether you’re a parent or a policy maker, a youth, or an educator, active in children rights, or learning about it for the first time, listen and help us change the world.
In an article from James Bernard Quilligan: Beyond State Capitalism The Commons Economy in our Lifetimes, Mr. Quilligan wrote “Our global economic system is now in grave crisis, threatening the entire planet, its institutions and species. A new kind of common wealth is needed to protect the assets of Earth, resolve our private and public debts, and create a global … Read more about this episode...
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The Global Child with Dr. David Kenneth Waldman
As an educator, consultant, publisher and author, Dr. David Kenneth Waldman is a social entrepreneur and recognized expert in sustainable educational development for children. He is an author and publisher of curriculum, journals and children’s literature. In 2002, Waldman founded an international nongovernmental organization, 501c3, called “To Love Children Educational Foundation International Inc. (TLC)” which is also registered as an NGO in Uganda and Kenya. In 2006, TLC attained Special Consultative status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
Waldman has spoken at the UN Commission on the Status of Women. He has written statements on gender justice and education for all girls which have been accepted and published in all UN languages. Recently, his paper entitled “Understanding Democratic Governance and its Effect on Educational Development Policy” has been accepted for presentation at the “International Conference on Democratic Governance: Challenges in Africa and Asia” at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.
Waldman’s approach to education is transdisciplinary, including real world experience of community based nonprofit organizations. Finally, Dr. Waldman participates in numerous online and in person UN conferences and ministerial meetings to inform from a gender justice and gender equality perspective. He is dedicated to creating sustainable educational development opportunities in the developing world for girls who are marginalized, poor and invisible.
Dr. David Kenneth Waldman received; a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education in 1976, Queens College, Queens, NY, Masters of Arts in International Relations in 2001, Golden Gate University San Francisco, CA and a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Public Administration specializing in International Nongovernmental Organizations, Walden University in 2011. When not working Waldman loves to travel and has been to 44 countries, read and watch British comedy.
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