WORLD SUMMIT OF NOBEL PEACE LAUREATES ATLANTA 2015
Dr. Mohammad Bhuiyan serves as the President & CEO of Yunus Creative Lab, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization that is based in Atlanta to promote youth and female empowerment, “social business” to solve social problems, sustainability, and the elimination of poverty and unemployment under the guidance of 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner Prof. Muhammad Yunus. Bhuiyan worked diligently with 2006 Nobel Peace Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, The Carter Center, The King Center, and a number of other individuals and organizations to bring the 2015 World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates to Atlanta. He serves as the CEO of the 2015 Summit.
With over thirty years of experience in corporate, academic, international organizations, as well as the non-profit sector, Dr. Bhuiyan has worked as a marketing executive and consultant for British American Tobacco, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Pfizer, and the United Nations Development Program . His extensive academic administrative and faculty experiences include serving as Executive Vice President and Professor of Entrepreneurship, Assistant Dean, Director, Department Head, Endowed Chair Professor of Entrepreneurship, and other positions at seven universities in the United States and abroad.
His leadership skills have been refined by the training he received at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Business School, Center for Creative Leadership, Stanford University, University of California-Berkley, MIT, Duke University, and the American Council on Education. He conducts many leadership programs for corporate executives, deans, and university presidents/chancellors.
Laura Turner Seydel is an international environmental advocate and eco-living expert dedicated to creating a healthy and sustainable future for our children. She is chairperson of the Captain Planet Foundation, which promotes hands-on environmental education projects worldwide. She works with the Environmental Working Group to limit the toxic chemicals in food, air, water and consumer products. She also co-founded Mothers and Others for Clean Air and Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.
Laura serves on her family’s foundation boards including The Turner Foundation, Jane Smith Turner Foundation, the Turner Endangered Species Fund, and Ted’s Montana Grill. She also serves on national boards including League of Conservation Voters, Defenders of Wildlife, Waterkeeper Alliance, the Carter Center Board of Councilors, as well as serving on the advisory board for the Green Schools Alliance and Ray C. Anderson Foundation. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Downtown Atlanta. Laura lives with her husband and her three children in their home, EcoManor, the first LEED certified Gold residence in the southeastern United States.