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Susan Bissell

Director of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children & Former UNICEF Chief of Child Protection

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Susan Bissell Biography

Since 1987, Susan Bissell’s career has focused on the rights, safety and security of children and she is currently serving on a number of Boards, teaching, and writing. Bissell spent over twenty-five years working in various capacities for UNICEF, and from 2016 until 2018 led the establishment of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and its associated Fund.

From 2009 to 2015, Bissell served as Associate Director and Chief of Child Protection for UNICEF. Author of a number of research studies, she has worked with UNICEF in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Italy (at the Innocenti Research Centre in Florence), and New York City. Bissell earned a PhD in public health and medical anthropology from the University of Melbourne, Australia. While completing her doctorate, she joined Trudie Styler and the Bangladeshi film team Catherine and Tareque Masud to produce the documentary A Kind of Childhood which has won awards and been screened widely. She holds a BA and MA from the University of Toronto.

On behalf of her UNICEF Child Protection colleagues, Bissell accepted awards including an honorary professorship at Barnard College/Columbia University, the Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship award from Tufts University, the Flambeau D’or from Panathlon International, and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Bissell was also honored as the Weissberg Chair in International Studies, at Beloit College.

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Director of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children & Former UNICEF Chief of Child Protection

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Susan Bissell Biography

Since 1987, Susan Bissell’s career has focused on the rights, safety and security of children and she is currently serving on a number of Boards, teaching, and writing. Bissell spent over twenty-five years working in various capacities for UNICEF, and from 2016 until 2018 led the establishment of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and its associated Fund.

From 2009 to 2015, Bissell served as Associate Director and Chief of Child Protection for UNICEF. Author of a number of research studies, she has worked with UNICEF in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Italy (at the Innocenti Research Centre in Florence), and New York City. Bissell earned a PhD in public health and medical anthropology from the University of Melbourne, Australia. While completing her doctorate, she joined Trudie Styler and the Bangladeshi film team Catherine and Tareque Masud to produce the documentary A Kind of Childhood which has won awards and been screened widely. She holds a BA and MA from the University of Toronto.

On behalf of her UNICEF Child Protection colleagues, Bissell accepted awards including an honorary professorship at Barnard College/Columbia University, the Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship award from Tufts University, the Flambeau D’or from Panathlon International, and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Bissell was also honored as the Weissberg Chair in International Studies, at Beloit College.

Susan Bissell Videos

  • Crisis at the US/Mexico Border: A New Film and Panel
    Susan Bissell, the former Chief of Child Protection at UNICEF; Sister Norma Pimentel, a longstanding advocate for migrants along the border.
  • Susan Bissell, End Violence Founding Director
    "We know why we need to act: 1 billion children are victims of violence. But we are now focused on how we will change the lives of these...
  • Unveiling a New Superpower | Susan Bissell | TEDxAmherst
    Susan Bissell will talk about her experiences stopping child labor, child trafficking, and domestic child abuse throughout the globe. She is the...

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  • How to book Susan Bissell?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Susan Bissell for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Susan Bissell, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Susan Bissell or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Susan Bissell?

    Booking fees for Susan Bissell, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Susan Bissell, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Susan Bissell?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Susan Bissell for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Susan Bissell for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Susan Bissell or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Susan Bissell or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Susan Bissell is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Susan Bissell for your event is available upon request. Susan Bissell generally travels from Boston, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Alezandra Russell, Rachel Lloyd, Ed Smart, Allison Mahoney and Theresa Flores. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Susan Bissell for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Susan Bissell Speaker Videos

  • Crisis at the US/Mexico Border: A New Film and Panel
    Susan Bissell, the former Chief of Child Protection at UNICEF; Sister Norma Pimentel, a longstanding advocate for migrants along the border.
    Susan Bissell, End Violence Founding Director
    "We know why we need to act: 1 billion children are victims of violence. But we are now focused on how we will change the lives of these children." Susan Bissell, Founding Director of the Global...
  • Unveiling a New Superpower | Susan Bissell | TEDxAmherst
    Susan Bissell will talk about her experiences stopping child labor, child trafficking, and domestic child abuse throughout the globe. She is the head of the Child Protection division of...
    Susan Bissell - UNICEF’s Prevention of Violence Against Children
    This lecture was organised as part of the WHO and University of Cambridge Global Violence Reduction Conference 2014. We are grateful to the UBS Optimus Foundation for making this conference...

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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