Dr. Helen Bond is an Associate Professor at Howard University in Washington D.C. She is affiliate faculty and former director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment at Howard University. She is also a former Fulbright-Nehru Scholar to India. With a Ph.D. in Human Development, Dr. Bond’s expertise is education in emergencies, human development, curriculum and instruction, and teacher education. She received the teaching with technology award at Howard University for her work with electronic portfolios and the Interdisciplinary Research Award for her curriculum development efforts. She was one of the contributing authors to the UNESCO publication, Teaching Respect for All: Implementation Guide, which outlines a curricular framework to promote respect for diversity which countries can adapt to their respective contexts and needs. She was also the contributing author to the UNESCO publication entitled, Teacher’s Guide on the Prevention of Violent Extremism, the first contribution to the implementation of the UN Secretary-General’s Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism, announced in January 2016.