Dr. Samantha Nutt

Founder & Executive Director, War Child North America

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Samantha Nutt is an award-winning humanitarian, medical doctor, best-selling author and acclaimed public speaker. Her debut book Damned Nations: Greed Guns, Armies and Aid was a #1 national bestseller and is currently taught in select schools and colleges across North America. Damned Nations is a bracing and uncompromising account of Dr. Nutt’s work in some of the most devastated regions of the world.

As founder of the renowned international humanitarian organization War Child, Dr. Nutt has worked with children and their families at the frontline of many of the world’s major crises – from Iraq to Afghanistan, Somalia to the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Syria to Darfur, Sudan. A leading authority on current affairs, war, international aid and foreign policy, she is one of the most intrepid and recognized voices in the humanitarian arena. With a career that has spanned more than two decades and dozens of conflict zones, her international work has benefited hundreds of thousands of war-affected children.

As an original thinker and charismatic personality, Dr. Nutt is a respected authority for many of North America's leading media outlets. Dr. Nutt was recently named one of Canada's 25 Transformational Canadians by the Globe and Mail, and has been recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Time Magazine has featured her as one of Canada's Five Leading Activists. In July 2011, Dr. Nutt was appointed to the Order of Canada, Canada’s highest civilian honour, for her contributions to improving the plight of young people in the world's worst conflict zones.


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Samantha Nutt Customizable Speech Topics

Dr. Samantha Nutt can speak to a variety of inspirational topics that are customizable to your corporation or audience. Topics include the following: Leadership Matters: What it means to be a global citizen in an interconnected world Taking Your Vision to Action Corporate Social Responsibility: What does it really mean and how can you achieve it? Humanitarianism and Aid: How to promote a more equitable world. Global Health: When prevention is worth even more than the cure. More than a Paycheque: The meaningful career path. Creating a Groundswell: Fostering movements and achieving social change.


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