Global Goals in a Global Spotlight at Net Impact Conference with Laura Asiala

Global Goals in a Global Spotlight at Net Impact Conference with Laura Asiala

Laura Asiala, VP, Public Affairs, PYXERA Global to Present at Net Impact Conference on the Global Goal
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Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 1:00pm

CONTENT: Press Release

Washington, D.C., November 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Laura Asiala, Vice President of  Public Affairs at PYXERA Global, will speak about the Global Goals and sustainable development at this year’s Net Impact Conference on November 6 and 7. Students and professional leaders will come together at this landmark event to discuss the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges. Ms. Asiala, who serves on Net Impact’s Board of Directors, will join in two sessions with other leaders in global engagement.

In the first session, Can it Be Done? Achieving Sustainable Development Worldwide, Ms. Asiala will address trends in global development and the importance of inclusive business practices and tri-sector engagement. Ms. Asiala will speak alongside:

  • Beth Hartford, Operations and Education Manager, Action Center, Mercy Corps
  • Erin Houston, Director, Partnerships, Devex
  • Dipika Matthias, Director, Global Health Innovation Hub, PATH
  • Tamara Chao, Director of Strategy and Partnerships, myAgro

Ms. Asiala will later moderate the featured talk, Sustainable Development Goals Take the Global Stage, on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, also known as the Global Goals, and the implications of shared goals for organizations in the public, private, and social sectors.  Panelists for this talk include:

  • Miguel Veiga-Pestana, Chief Communications Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Brad Sparks, Executive Director, Global Corporate Citizenship, KPMG LLP
  • Michael Schreiber, Chief Operating Officer, RFK Human Rights

About PYXERA Global 
For more than 25 years, PYXERA Global has leveraged the unique strengths of corporations, governments, social sector organizations, educational institutions, and individuals to enhance the abilities of people and communities to solve complex problems and attain mutually beneficial goals.

The PYXERA Global team is passionate and dedicated to navigating challenges and pinpointing purposeful global engagement opportunities for its clients and partners. Initiatives include a wide range of services from local content development to global pro bono programs and integrated community development efforts that transform lives and livelihoods.

PYXERA Global is hosting a series of events to bring the #GlobalGoals to life, including “The Global Engagement Forum” November 10-12, 2015. The forum will bring together leaders and organizations from across the public, private and non-profit sectors to discuss how best to partner and move the goals from aspiration to achievement.