University of Washington PhD candidate from Uganda, describes her research in the interaction of wildlife and humans.
Isabel Zamanillo discusses social factors of how humans interact with the environment.
Judy Anderson, who grew up in the Democratic Republic of Congo, discusses the difficulties the country faces as it tries to reform itself.
Suzanne Mayo Frindt, President of The Hunger Project, describes a multi-pronged approach to solving hunger and poverty.
Agros International’s Chris Megargee explains how land ownership saves Latin American farmers.
Cancer is a worldwide phenomenon. The Max Foundation works to get needed, life-saving medicines to those who need relief from one of the Earth’s most prevalent killers.
The Nature Conservancy works to preserve life of, and on, the Earth. Kari Vigerstol leads a Nature Conservancy water conservation effort.
Marty Kooistra, King County (WA) Housing Consortium, addresses problems associated with housing. Duncan Marsh, international policy expert, discusses the policies involved with addressing climate change on an international basis.
Duncan Marsh, international policy expert, discusses the policies involved with addressing climate change on an international basis.
Kathleen Colson, Founder of the BOMA Project, explains a proven way to end poverty.
Justin Spelhaug, Microsoft Philanthropies, describes the importance of IT for nonprofit organizations.
Patrick Awuah, Founder and CEO of Ashesi University, describes the need for education in leadership, among other things.
Heidi Peterson, Mobility Outreach International, describes how prosthetics mean so much to people in developing countries. Thousands of people have regained much of their lives with help from this organization.
Where can you train to be a Global Leader? At the Global Leadership Forum. Founder Peter Bloomquist describes the benefits of the cohort that people can
Preventing disease epidemics is a matter of global health security. Dr. Linda Venczel of PATH explains worldwide efforts to help countries insure their people become and stay healthy.
Scott Jackson, CEO of Global Impact, explains how the organization helps companies and nonprofits achieve their humanitarian missions. The author of Take Me with You: One Person’s Journey to Find the Charity Within, Jackson discusses how the US Pacific Northwest influence is so strong.
Akhtar Badshah is the board chair of Global Washington, the organization that hosted its 9th Annual Conference on November 29, 2017. The focus was on global leadership, and, once again, Global Washington showed that much of the world flows through Seattle.
Kerosene can be a killer, when the kerosene is used for light to study by. Jo Lonseth, Co-Founder/Executive Director of Extend the Day, explains how a $5.00 solar light can save the life of a child and brighten the stars for a young one who wants to learn.
Microsoft’s Cameron Birge describes the tech giant’s humanitarian efforts around the world. Microsoft integrated it’s philanthropic work into the company like other business units. “Helping the world to become a better place” has become a part of Microsoft’s essential framework.
One of planet Earth’s largest humanitarian organizations is World Vision and its 40,000+ employees. Rich Stearns, CEO, describes providing sanitation, comfort for refugees and saving childrens’ lives.
Neal Keny-Guyer, Mercy Corps CEO, discussed global humanitarian work. He emphasized work to overcome conflict caused extreme poverty.
David Owens from World Vision describes how one of Earth’s largest NGOs works to help people overcome horrendous challenges. From famine in Africa to war in Syria to natural disasters in the US, World Vision works locally to address problems.
A tech wizard who fled Myanmar with her family returns to help people in poverty. Financial inclusion is where Pwint Htun of Partners Asia now places her focus in her advice to Omidyar and the World Bank.
From someone who knows, girls in developing countries can make a huge positive impact. Shelmina Abji, UN Foundation’s Adviser on the Girl Up initiative, discusses how girls can succeed with opportunity in some of the world’s most difficult places.