Dr. Everold Hosein, Communication Adviser/Consultant, World Health Organization, Communication Adviser/Consultant to UNICEF, UNFPA, UNDP and UNAIDS, Adjunct Professor at New York University, and formerly Senior Counsellor for Social Development at Burson-Marsteller (the largest global public relations and communication consulting company), is an international communication specialist with 40 years of experience in strategic marketing communication, advocacy and public relations, and IEC (information-education-communication) related to social development issues, particularly in public health, sexual and reproductive health (including maternal/child health, family planning and HIV/AIDS prevention), population and development, health promotion, nutrition, early childhood education, juvenile justice, children's welfare and girls education, university education, and agricultural and rural development.

Dr. Hosein's global professional experience extends from Africa and Asia to the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and North America. He has been a consultant to several United Nations agencies (UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO/PAHO,FAO, UNDP, UNESCO, UNDCP, UNAIDS), the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Asia Development Bank, USAID, the German Government, national and international non-governmental organizations, and governments in developing countries. He holds a Ph.D. in Communication and Business Administration from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Psychology from the University of Kansas.


The faculty for the Summer Institute are drawn from the World Health Organization , UNICEF  and existing staff of NYU's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development as well as practicing professionals in the marketing field working with the major international marketing/advertising/public relations agencies in the New York area and with special experience in marketing for behavioral goals in social development.