International Advisory Board

Under the leadership of Nicholas D. Young, Ph.D., Ed.D., the International Board of Advisors consists of individuals from around the globe. The International Board of Advisors works with many countries to extend LDW®'s reach to a worldwide audience.


Nicholis D. Young, Ph.D., Ed.D., Chair
Treasurer, LDW® Executive Board
Director, Department of Graduate Psychology and Counseling, Union Institute & University, U.S.A.
Officer, US Army Reserves

Obiora Ndukwe
Pastor, Stepping Stones Global Ministries, U.S.A.

Habib Malik Orakzai
President, Pakistan International Human Rights Organization (PIHRO), Pakistan

Hussein Shobokshi, M.Ed.
President, Shobokshi Development & Trading
Managing Director, Okaz Printing and Publishing, Saudi Arabia

Nadia Jameel Taibah, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Special Education, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia


Kate Esser, Ph.D.
Dyslexia Coordinator, Southampton Solent University, Southampton, UK


John Charema, Ph.D.
Ph.D. in Counseling from the University of Pretoria, Zimbabwe, he holds numerous degrees from Nelson Mandela University, Manchester University, and University of Zimbabwe. 

Georg Stawa

Secretary General and Head of Department in the Austrian Ministry of Justice, and President of CEPEJ of the Council of Europe.

James Baker

Global Head of Talent Acquisition at Jaguar Land Rover.

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