Ebenezer Norman, is a recently elected Global Goodwill Ambassador (GGA) , Liberian born American philanthropist, children’s advocate and the founder/director of A New Dimension of Hope. He obtained a B.A. in Organization Development from Regis University and is currently completing his Master of Development Practice. Norman has served as a leader for various organizations, including the “Father’s Project.” In 2013, he was a nominee of the World of Children award. His passion and commitment to change the world is what drives Norman daily. He has sacrificed tremendously to launch and maintain A New Dimension of Hope and has dramatically impacted the future scholastic opportunities for his first selected Liberian community. Ebenezer Norman is the Founder and Executive Director of A New Dimension ofHope.
Laura has been an educator for over 20 years. She has been a teacher, an immersion coach, and an administrator. She has taught multiple subjects pre-school through college at universities and in private and public schools.
Laura was born in Romania and moved to Germany when she was 4 years old. There, she grew up among different cultures, speaking three languages. Later on, she learned four additional languages. She went to University of Braunschweig in Germany and holds three masters (English, Philosophy, and Education). She has lived the in Denver since 2003 where she has continued to enhance her learning about new language and cultures. Laura believes that giving students the opportunity to learn multiple languages not only is an important step to opening their doors to new career opportunities, but it also paves the way to building a better world. Learning new languages builds an understanding for different cultures and communities. By doing this, we learn how to be tolerant and celebrate diversity. In her home, four different languages are spoken.
In her free time, she enjoys eclectic music, spending time with her family, cooking for friends, and being active. Traveling and trying new foods are always on the list.