Ideagen Global Goals 2030 - Empowering Women & Girls Summit at the United Nations

Ideagen Global Goals 2030 - Empowering Women & Girls Summit at the United Nations

Ideagen Global Goals 2030 - Achieve the Goals!

Ideagen Global Expansion

CEO of the National Restaurant Association - Dawn Sweeney

AARP Board Chair - Joan Ruff

Gretchen O'Hara - Microsoft

Rosa Wang, Opportunity; Eduardo Martinez, UPS Foundation; Asahi Pompey, Goldman Sachs

Dr. Rhonda Medows

Chaitra Vedullapalli - Co-Founder of Women in Cloud

Kim Smith, IBM

Mani Dasgupta - IBM

Atul Tandon, Opportunity International

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 4:55pm

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Annual Ideagen™ Global Goals 2030 - Empowering Women & Girls Summit 2019 - Achieve the Goals.

September 13, 2019 – Ideagen™ together with leaders and luminaries from the world’s leading Companies, NGOs, and Public Sector convened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City for the Annual Ideagen Global Goals 2030 - Empowering Women & Girls Summit.

Ideagen™ -- A Global Accelerator where the world’s leading Companies, NGOs, and Public Sector organizations convene to accelerate systemic solutions via catalytic collaboration to achieve the global goals by 2030.

Leaders and Luminaries from the world's leading Brands, Companies, Trade Associations, NGOs and Public Sector convened at the Annual Ideagen Global Goals 2030 - Empowering Women & Girls Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City on September 13, 2019 to discuss solutions to achieve the Global Goals by 2030.  Leaders and Luminaries, CEO's, Artists, Athletes and Diplomats came together to generate new ideas and solutions to the world's most vexing issues via catalytic collaboration change the world. Topics included Women in Cloud, Investing in Women and Girls, Call for Code, Women's Leadership and inspiring PowerTalks and PowerPanels focused on accelerating progress toward and ultimately achieving the Global Goals of the United Nations by 2030.

George Sifakis, Global Chairman, CEO and Founder of Ideagen™ Global, shared insights on the overall objective and mission of the summit and achieving the SDG’s, “Ideagen serves as a global accelerator of solutions and scale, we are all humbled and inspired by the global leaders and luminaries in the room today, ranging from CEO’s of Global Companies and NGO’s to Global  Leaders."

Ideagen™ PowerChats, PowerTalks and PowerPanels lead by over 55 global leaders and luminaries, conducting PowerTalks, PowerPanels and PowerChats included Joan Ruff, Board Chair of AARP; Sharon Price John, CEO Build-a-Bear Workshops; Gretchen O’Hara, VP of Go-to-Market Strategy for Microsoft; Chaitra Vedullapalli, Co-Founder of Women in Cloud; , Student Ambassador; Jeff Terry, Global Head of Corporate Responsibility at Amway Corporation; Kim Smith, Vice President, Ventures, IBM; Leah Terry, Student Ambassador; Dr. Rhonda Medows, Executive VP of Population Health at Providence St. Joseph Health; Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief of New York UNCTAD; Taylor Smith, Student Ambassador; Atul Tandon, CEO of Opportunity International; Rosa Wang, Global Director of Digital Financial Services at Opportunity International; Asahi Pompey, Global head of Corporate Engagement and President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation; Eduardo Martinez, President of UPS Foundation; Dawn Sweeney, CEO of the National Restaurant Association; Kathleen Ciaramello, President, Foodservice and On-Premise, Coca-Cola North America; Kate Shearer, Senior Manager, Sustainability & CR Engagement at Sodexo; Karen Hanner, Vice President, Manufacturing Partnerships for Feeding America; Robert Reiss, Forbes Magazine; Mani Dasgupta, Chief Marketing Officer, IBM Global Business Services; Daniela Bas, Director of DESA’s Division For Inclusive Social Development; Alber Manero, President of Limbitless Solutions; Annika Emmert, Limbitless Solutions; Karon Bryson-Emmert, behavior technician in the St. Johns County school district; Akiko Ito, Chief of the United Nations Secretariat for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Chief; Sarah Kelliher, Senior Public Relations & Branding Intern at Limbitless Solutions; Cristina Shapiro, head of Global Strategy, Management and Employee Engagement for the Goldman Sachs Foundation; Linda Rose, CEO of RoseBiz; Dr. Lisa Coleman, NYU inaugural Senior VP for Global Inclusion and Strategic Innovation; Maia Loi, Celebrity Chef; Rebecca Cameron, Vice President, Corporate Strategy at Nasdaq; Lourds Lane, founder and creator of the SuperYou Fundation; Tiffani Bova,  growth and innovation evangelist at Salesforce; Jeff Terry, VP, CSR &; Sustainability for GAF Materials Corporation, Ally Bernstein, Vice President of Bernstein Strategy Group, Janet Villareall, HOSA - Future Health Professionals; Patricia Cornet, Co-Founder and Vice President of Women of Color in Pharma; Bryleigh Loughlin, cross-functional Corporate Social Responsibility team; Shannon Meade, Vice President of Public Policy and Legal Advocacy for the National Restaurant Association; Dr. Stefanos Gialamas, President of the American Community Schools of Athens, Greece; Dr. Emma Felipe, Social Responsibility Studio Leader, Partner IBM Services; Odile Ducatez, Vice President, IT Strategy, Architecture and Data, for Retail Business Services, the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA; Nana Meriwether, philanthropist; Aaliyah Charles, P-Tech Student; Jeremy Vallerand, CEO of Rescue Freedom; Patti Dobrowolski, Founder of UpYourCreativeGenius; Chirag Vedullapalli, Student Ambassador; Sarah Fleischman, HOSA - Future Health Professionals; Mimi Ryder, Broadway star, Tahlia Ryder, Actress; Charu Jain, CIO of Alaska Airlines; Nikki Jean, Artist among many other leaders and luminaries.  

Ideagen’s leadership includes George Sifakis, M.S.P.S., Global Chairman, CEO & Founder of Ideagen Global; Adriana Sifakis, President and CO-Founder of Ideagen and CEO The Italian Place; Dr. Kenneth Moritsugu, Former United States Surgeon General and Chairman Emeritus of Ideagen Board of Directors; Kevin Donnellan, Chairman Impact & Thought Leadership Council; Gretchen O’Hara, Co-Chair of the Ideagen Impact & Thought Leader Council; Dr. Sidhant Gupta, Board Chairman; and Christian Angelson, Vice President of Global Operations. .

The Annual Ideagen™ Global Goals 2030 - Empowering Women & Girls Summit was presented at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.  Ideagen is a Global Accelerator focused on convening the world's leading Companies, NGOs and Public Sector organizations to accelerate solutions to solve for x.  Presented globally by Microsoft, Ideagen and its supporting and participating organizations have included AARP, IBM, Nasdaq, Global Good, Johnson & Johnson, The Walt Disney Company, Google, Coca Cola, Viacom, Wells Fargo, BrightFocus Foundation, Auto Alliance, Geoffrey Beene Foundation, Michael Best Strategies, Grant Thornton, PCH Films, Opportunity International, Bridgepoint Education, UNCTAD, UNAIDS, Georgetown University, National Restaurant Association, Amway, Providence St. Joseph Health, Etihad Airways, Gallup, Toyota, WomenAgainstAlzheimer’s, Dalia Empower and BSA among many other leading Fortune 500 Companies and NGOs.



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