A lead advocate for global education, a girl champion and former refugee from Sierra Leone, Chernor Bah is currently an Associate at the Population Council, leading an initiative to provide solutions to adolescent girls affected by the Ebola Outbreak. He Co-Founded A World at School-a campaign organization for education. Chernor was appointed by United Nations Secretary General to the High-Level Steering committee for the Global Education First Initiative and was the founding Chair of the Youth Advocacy Group. As a teenager, he founded and led the Children’s Forum Network, Sierra Leone’s Children’s Parliament. He's won many awards and accolades for his work on behalf of girls and young people affected by emergencies.