GLF 2019: Cross-Sector Leadership for the SDGs

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The Rotunda

1826 University Avenue

Charlottesville, VA 22904

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A part of the Presidential Precinct’s fifth annual Global Leadership Forum, this public conference will focus on the power of partnerships to further the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity. Participants will have the opportunity to strengthen their leadership capacities, engage with experts in the field, and build a global professional network with attendees from 20 countries!

At the University of Virginia’s iconic Rotunda, start your morning by networking with top executives and young leaders from around the world. Students, faculty, Charlottesville community members, friends of the Presidential Precinct, and any others who are committed to social impact are encouraged to attend.

24 global emerging leaders, participants in the week-long Global Leadership Forum, will serve as featured guests at this event. They are all deeply engaged in promoting gender equality, access to healthcare, economic opportunity, and sustainability worldwide.

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8:30AM - Doors open, networking hour with coffee and light breakfast
9:00AM - Conference begins

Welcome to the University of Virginia
Jim Ryan, President, The University of Virginia

Keynote Conversation: The UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Power of Multi-Sector Problem Solving
Rachel Bowen Pittman, Executive Director, United Nations Association of the USA
Rick Goings, Chairman Emeritus, Tupperware Brands Corporation
Moderator: Nancy Hopkins, Director of Programs, The Presidential Precinct

Toward SDG 5: Women's Economic Empowerment in Brazil
Denise Poiani Delboni, Global Links Scholar, Professor of Labor Law, Compliance, and Labor and Employment Relations, Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM) and Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)
Mary Conway Dato-on, Professor of International Business and Social Entrepreneurship, Crummer Graduate School of Business, Rollins College
Luiz Fantini, Global Links Graduate Assistant, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV)
Moderator: Elinor Steele, Senior Advisor, Tupperware Brands Corporation

Strategic Partnership around the SDGs: What Works?
Dessie Nash, Managing Director, Market Investment Executive, Bank of America Private Bank
Ellen Bassett, Professor and Chair of Urban Environmental Planning, UVA School of Architecture
Erin Kennedy, Senior Director of External Engagement, ChildFund International
Kelli Palmer, Head, Global Diversity, CFA Institute
Moderator: Mark Shamley, Vice President for Global Social Impact, Tupperware Brands Corporation

Keynote: Social Innovation and the SDGs
Dhairya Pujara, Founder and CEO, Ycenter

The Power of Ideas
Nancy Hopkins, Director of Programs, The Presidential Precinct

12:00PM - Conference concludes, guests gather for group photo

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The annual Global Leadership Forum is a premier, multi-regional gathering of young professionals. Each year brings a new program topic, spanning across a week of plenary sessions, small group discussions, breakout workshops, and site visits to community organizations. Since its launch in 2015, the Global Leadership Forum has convened emerging leaders from 63 countries in every region of the world.

The 2019 Global Leadership Forum is presented in partnership with Tupperware Brands Corporation. To learn more, visit www.presidentialprecinct.org/glf.

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1826 University Avenue

Charlottesville, VA 22904

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