Paul Shoemaker describes leadership for the next decade. His new book, Take Charge of Change: How Rebuilders Solve Hard Problems is a Must-Read!
Kimberly Jung is a woman of many skills. A US veteran, Harvard grad, and now at MIT, Jung helped Afghan women start and operate a global spice business.
Matt Griffin: Army Ranger, SharkTank partner and Sundance producer, describes how to achieve lasting peace and honoring fallen friends.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Professor Joe Lawless, Milgard School of Business, University of Washington (Tacoma), described corporate social responsibility in 2018.
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.
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.
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.
Neal Keny-Guyer, Mercy Corps CEO, discussed global humanitarian work. He emphasized work to overcome conflict caused extreme poverty.
Finland’s ambassador to the US, Kirsti Kauppi, explains her country’s high ranking livability. She also describes tensions with Russia, in Europe, with the US and working with the challenges of massive emigration from the Middle East.
International business guru Carol Sanford discusses her latest book about building business. She emphasizes analyzing the DNA of companies and building human capacity.
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.
The densely-populated northwest part of Seattle is represented by state Senator Reuven Carlyle. In this interview at the Global Washington conference, he discusses the importance of trade to Washington state and its residents.
Gail DeGiulio from Global Partnerships shows how microcredit builds lives. Having expanded to Africa, the organization gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to forever change their lives and their communities.
Capria Ventures, based in Seattle, with offices around the world, works in impacting investing. Jack Knellinger, co-Founder, explains the “whys” and “hows” of fund development to do good things on a global basis.