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I was delighted to speak at the Womensphere Emerging Leaders Global Summit in New York. As many Womensphere gatherings, this event focused on accelerating gender parity and advancing women in leadership and innovation in the workplace and society. There was a special emphasis on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development–a set of 17 goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all.
Global Women’s Leadership Forum in New York at the beautiful Conrad Hotel. The theme was “Power. Purpose. Impact.” All the women who participated were senior high potential leaders selected by their business or function as a Global Women’s Initiative (GWI) ambassador with the goal of strengthening women’s leadership at MetLife.
14 Schools, Generations of Alumni, Reuniting as One – that was the amazing theme of the Harvard Black Alumni Weekend. From October 10th through 12th, 2014, I reconnected with friends, met new colleagues, learned interesting things – all in one of my most nostalgic places. Being in Cambridge brings me back to my college and graduate school days. I love the New England environment and have a great fondness for the Harvard community.
GLOBAL VIEWS: I was just in South Africa a few weeks ago and had lunch in Mandela Square in Sandton City, a commercial and entertainment hub in the heart of Johannesburg. A jovial bronzed statute of Nelson Mandela towers almost twenty feet above the sidewalk cafés and exclusive boutiques. People of different nationalities co-mingle as they dine and shop under foot. Adjacent to the luxurious Michelangelo Hotel, the statute and Square represent a South Africa that Nelson Mandela helped create – where all are considered equal under the constitution and the country itself can participate freely in the global economy.
THE BUZZ: On Tuesday, September 17, 2013 I attended Mo & Me: A Film Screening and Conversation at Tribeca Cinemas. Salim Amin, Chip Duncan and Riz Khan were on hand as speakers. I met fellow Young Global Leader Salim Amin a few years ago at the World Economic Forum meeting in Africa. This film is the powerful story of his father, Mohamed “Mo” Amin – undoubtedly Africa’s greatest photojournalist.
POWER LIVING® TV: How do you rate yourself on the sustainability scale? Could you live off the land and in a primarily self-sustainable manner? In this edition of Power Living® with Terri Kennedy, come on a journey to Slovenia in Eastern Europe including a visit to a completely sustainable home and biodynamic farm. Be inspired to travel the globe and experience the richness of life.