A champion of youth advocacy in international peace and humanitarian efforts, Mr. Venturelli serves as a Youth Program Officer for the Permanent Secretariat of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates. In this role, he helps to lead the coordination and facilitation of university partnerships for the Leading by Example program, the official youth initiative of the World Summit. He has worked in the past in the field of education policy for New Jersey’s community colleges at the state level. He received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Quinnipiac University, and a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University. Mr. Venturelli was recognized as a finalist for the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for his role in shaping education policy in January 2016. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.