Gilberto, born in Curacao and currently living in the city of The Hague is a Master’s student of Public Administration at Leiden University. This past year he launched a thinktank about food security in the Dutch Caribbean for the Dutch ministry of Agriculture. He also launched the Demcoratic Innovator’s network together with the US Embassy. He is a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum where he is leading a project on inclusion. Furthermore he is an Ambassador for the African Caribbean Pacific Young Professionals Network where he focuses on fighting inequities. He also co-founded his own political party in the Hague and was also president of a student-party. Next to all of this he also sings, plays the piano, does poetry and gives workshops about improvisation and project management and is launching his own consulting ocmpany on the Future of Work.
Updated May 2019
More from Gilberto Morishaw
How Can I Help?
Gilberto created a digital series that explores how to foster unity in diversity, and how to find our role in bringing about social justice.
Atlanta Fellow Gilberto Morishaw Launches New Initiative: Keda Kas
Keda Kas connects and supports the Dutch Caribbean through adequate information and news about corona, discussions and digital social activities.
Strange Fruit Podcast
Fellows from the 2019 Humanity in Action Fellowship program, Hoang Tran Hieu Hanh, Gilberto Morishaw, Elizabeth Barahona and Myrna Santos, discuss the song 'Strange Fruit' in a podcast dedicated to Songs for Resistance.
Songs of Resistance
Lyrics and melodies that narrate the harsh realities and powerful stories of slavery in the US and the ongoing struggle for justice for Black Americans.
2019 John Lewis Fellows Final Presentations
In 2019, Fellows of the Humanity in Action John Lewis Fellowship prepared final presentations on their experiences and learnings from the four-week program.
Humanity in Action The Netherlands announces the 2019 Dutch Fellows cohort
From a competitive pool of applicants, 14 Fellows from The Netherlands were selected to join the 2019 Humanity in Action Fellows cohort. Read the Fellows’ bios by clicking on their images below.