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We The Future (FREE, online)

The Skoll Foundation and the United Nations Foundation are pleased to present We the Future: Accelerating Sustainable Development Solutions on September 21, 2017. Tune in here to watch live!

The Sustainable Development Goals, created in partnership with individuals around the world and adopted by world leaders at the United Nations, present a bold vision for the future: a world without poverty or hunger, in which all people have access to healthcare, education and economic opportunity, and where thriving ecosystems are protected. The 17 goals are integrated and interdependent, spanning economic, social, and environmental imperatives.

Incremental change will not manifest this new world by 2030. Such a shift requires deep, systemic change. As global leaders gather for the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in September, this is the moment to come together to share models that are transforming the way we approach the goals and equipping local and global leaders across sectors to accelerate achievement of the SDGs.

Together with innovators from around the globe, we will showcase and discuss bold models of systemic change that have been proven and applied on a local, regional, and global scale. A curated audience of social entrepreneurs, corporate pioneers, government innovators, artistic geniuses, and others will explore how we can learn from, strengthen, and scale the approaches that are working to create a world of sustainable peace and prosperity.

Speakers Include:
Jerry Brown, Governor of California
Rocky Dawuni, GRAMMY Nominated Musician & Activist, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves & Rocky Dawuni Foundation
Emmanuel Jal, Musician, Actor, Author, Campaigner
- Professor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Prize Laureate, Co-Founder Yunus Social Business – Global Initiatives
- Debbie Aung Din, Co-founder of Proximity Designs
- Gillian Caldwell, CEO, Global Witness
- Kathy Calvin, President & CEO, United Nations Foundation
- Dolores Dickson, Regional Executive Director, Camfed West Africa
- Dr. Orode Doherty, Country Director, Africare Nigeria
- Safeena Husain, Founder and Executive Director, Educate Girls
- Dr. Mehmood Khan, Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Office, PepsiCo.
- Mindy Lubber, CEO and President, Ceres
- Kate Llyod Morgan, Producer, Shamba Chef Co-Founder, Mediae
- Radha Muthiah, CEO, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
- Josh Nesbit, CEO, Medic Mobile
- Sally Osberg, President and CEO, The Skoll Foundation
- Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots, X, the moonshot factory
- Jake Wood, Co-founder and CEO, Team Rubicon USA

Earlier Event: September 19
Global Citizen: Movement Makers Summit
Later Event: September 22
Global People's Summit (FREE, online)