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Speaker Announcements for Bridging Borders livestream

On May 10th we’ll joining with advocates across the world to showcase the committed  work of non-profit organisations, all building a #GlobalVoiceForME. Find out who is speaking and the range of topics they are covering!


Mlindeni Gabela and Sam Pearce


South Africa

Reporting on the world’s first SICK Pride event

Giada Da Ros

CFS/ME Associazione Italiana

Writing the book “NONSOLOFATICA” (NOT JUST FATIGUE), and exploring ME and Long COVID in more depth through a podcast

Sonya Chowdhury

Action for M.E.

United Kingdom

Developing parliamentary champions and collaborating on the UK government’s delivery plan for ME

Hélène Bennès

Millions Missing France

Legal and moral support for families of children with ME who have been subjected to damaging procedures

Emily Taylor

Solve M.E.

United States

Coordinating the Long COVID Alliance, Ramsay Awards and Advocacy Week!

Linda Campbell

Hope 4 ME & Fibromyalgia

Northern Ireland

Developing the “Discover ME” film and virtual reality experience and medical education materials for universities

Martin Hippe

Mirame Arts


How high-impact, short films can assist with communications and advocacy. The power of emotional marketing.

Joan Serra Hoffman

Millions Missing Aliança and MYOS Portugal

Learnings from the 1st International Conference on Clinical and Scientific Advances in ME/CFS and Long COVID

Meet your hosts! Petr Homolka, a smiling white man from Czechia and Sian Leary, also smiling, a white woman from the UK.

Event Times in Various Time Zones:

  • UK: 10th May, 5pm BST
  • Portugal: 10th May, 5pm WEST
  • Netherlands: 10th May, 6pm CEST
  • Germany: 10th May, 6pm CEST
  • France: 10th May, 6pm CEST
  • Spain: 10th May, 6pm CEST
  • Italy: 10th May, 6pm CEST
  • South Africa: 10th May, 6pm SAST
  • USA: 10th May, 12pm EDT / 9am PDT
  • Canada: 10th May, 12pm EDT / 9am PDT
  • Mexico: 10th May, 11am CDT
  • Brazil: 10th May, 1pm BRT
  • Australia: 11th May, 2am AEST
  • New Zealand: 11th May, 4am NZST
  • Japan: 11th May, 1am JST