In this People First Talk, we heard from Cheryl L. Dorsey, President of Echoing Green, a global organization seeding and unleashing next-generation talent to solve the world’s biggest problems. We heard from Cheryl about what kind of leadership development work she’s seen have the greatest impact, and about her efforts to center diversity and equity to tackle injustices that persist in the system.
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In this People First Talk, we heard from Safeena Husain, Founder of Educate Girls, about her work to educate millions of girls in the most remote parts of India and enable the leadership of thousands of community-based volunteers across more than 21,000 villages in pursuit of this. Safeena will share how her organization combined a results-driven approach with a focus on mindset shifts to break patriarchal structures, in order to achieve both deep transformation at the community level, as well as system-level impact at scale.
In this Talk, we heard from Martín about his work to shift the development paradigm and how we measure poverty from a top-down approach, to one that recognizes that agency must reside with the people who are facing the challenges of poverty themselves.
In this Talk, we heard from José about his work to build a university that cultivates ethical leaders for sustainable development to create a just and prosperous society.
In this talk, Adria Goodson, Director of the Ford Foundation Global Fellowship Program, shared her lessons learned on the leadership we need now and how to cultivate it. We’ll explore questions such as: how we increase leaders’ ability to deal with complexity, what it takes to co-create leadership programs that share power, and how we can tap into collective wisdom to disrupt colonial mindsets and imagine the world in a different way.
In this talk, Wendy & Khadija shared lessons learned from across the Teach For All network about developing collective leadership.
In this talk, Heather surfaced learnings from Global Health Corps, and shared their experience in
mobilizing a diverse community of leaders to build the movement for global health equity.
In this talk, Mauricio shared his thoughts on how to foster agency and leadership from within communities themselves, and the power of peer-driven change to further activate leadership from within.
In this talk, Jacqueline will reflect on what she’s learned through building Acumen and share her insights on cultivating moral leadership as a new model of leadership for today’s world.
Vishal Talreja reflected on his own journey to build Dream a Dream, and shared what he’s learned about empowering young people to overcome adversity and thrive in a fast changing world, and how that’s shaped his beliefs about the kind of leadership we need.