DPDO has speakers in many areas of the US. All are well qualified to make presentations on the issues of the Darfur crisis, conditions on the ground, and the progress of DPDO’s programs.

Speakers include:

Suliman Giddo, DPDO President, a Darfuri from the Kutum area of North Darfur.
Based in Washington, DC
Susan Burgess-Lent, DPDO Program Director, with regular mission in Sudan.
Based in Washington, DC
Omer Ismail, VP of Advocacy, a Darfuri from the El Fasher area with regular missions in Sudan and Chad.
Based in Washington, DC
Steve Harrigan, Solar Cooker Program Manager
Based in Fort Wayne, IN

To request a speaker for your school, congregation, civic organization or Darfur-related event, please contact DPDO’s headquarters office at 202-393-8150, or email [email protected]:

  • At least two weeks advance notice helps to ensure availability,
  • Requesting organizations are asked to pay the speaker’s expenses if travel beyond their local area is required.
  • Honoraria for presentations are appreciated and will be donated to DPDO’s general operating fund.