Liam O’Doherty is a community organizer who has recently completed his studies in Sociology and Semiotics at the University of Toronto. In 2006 he founded Avoid.net and is currently working for TakingITGlobal as Community Partnerships Coordinator. He has a background in theatrical improvisation and has trained with advocacy organizations such as Greenpeace, the Rainforest Action Network and the Toronto Public Space Committee. He is passionate about social change, online communities and how advertising can be utilized to promote positive behaviors. When he is not connecting with young people around the world and mobilizing the youth response to global challenges he enjoys riding bikes, cooking without recipes and drinking copious volumes of tea.
Liam O’Doherty is one of the presenters in the Youth Rising for Peace Summit.