President/Founder, International Academy for Multicultural Cooperation
Audrey E. Kitagawa, J.D., is President/Founder of the International Academy for Multicultural Cooperation, President of the Light of Awareness International Spiritual Family, Chair of the Anti-Racism Initiative & Co-Chair of the Gender Equality Working Group of the G20 Interfaith Forum, and former Advisor to the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict at the United Nations. She is an Ambassador of Religions for Peace International, a URI UN Representative – as a member of URI CC “Voices for a Nuclear Weapons Free World,” a co-facilitator of the URI UN CC, and Chair Emerita of the NGO Committee on Spirituality, Values and Global Concerns. She has been enstooled into the royal family of Ajiyamanti, Ghana as the Nekoso Hemaa (Queen Mother of Development) where the Nana Ode Anyankobea Junior Secondary School which she helped to build is named after her. She is the recipient of the Spirit of the UN Award given to outstanding individuals who have demonstrated the vision and spirit of the UN as expressed through the UN Charter and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. She was conferred an Honorary Interfaith Minister degree by the New Seminary.