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  • Fluent in English, Haitian, Haitian Creole; learning French
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Founder and President of Freedom Through Knowledge
  • International Politics
  • From Brooklyn NY
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Highly skilled, self-motivated and goal oriented American professional experienced working in fast paced international environments demanding strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Seeking to obtain a position in Brazil to promote adaptability an

ABOUT ME

A New York native, motivational speaker, and community activist, Hugues Sygney is a proud graduate of Queens College, founder and president of Freedom Through Knowledge, and former president of Habitat for Humanity at Queens College.

Hugues was raised in Brooklyn NY by his single mother, and learned the value of hard work with her as his inspiration. His involvement in Pace University as an orientation leader, and student activities manager are a testament to his dedication. With his intense focus on International Politics throughout his educational career, he has received praise from professors and students alike for his community building efforts and unyielding work ethic. He is a prominent and outspoken activist for those struggling with alcoholic and sexual abuse, the homeless and displaced, and those who lack the resources to improve their situation on the international level. With Freedom Through Knowledge (FTK), an organization founded by Hugues to promote the education and self-empowerment of young leaders throughout the globe, heâ

PHILOSOPHY

I Live to Live.

Interests

Networking
Reading
Poetry
Concerts
Bikram Yoga
Meditation
Traveling
Rastafari
Family
Education

  • arts
  • poetry
  • documentaries
  • concerts
  • education
  • yoga
  • modeling
  • meditation
  • politics
  • reading
  • traveling
  • teaching

Music, Movies, and Books

Bob Marley
Marley Brothers
Nas
Common
Mos Def
Coldplay
Frank Ocean

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Traveled to Haiti and shot a documentary connecting with the youth

Given Two distinguish awards from Model United Nations Conferences

Participated at the Left Forum at Pace University

Teach, Learn, Share

Freedom Through Knowledge Nonprofit, Brooklyn, New York

•Develop and bridge young leaders throughout the International Global Community to work collectively as one unit to identify and assess the effects of exploitation and oppression
•Enforce and execute FTK’s Course Curriculum at various International institutions: Self-Empowerment, Land and Personal Wealth, Social-Spiritual, Education, Civic Learning and Engagement, Cultural Arts and Self-worth and Appreciation
•Conduct lectures, Seminars, and forums at prominent events throughout the International community pertinent to FTK’s Course material

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Haiti

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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