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Ideagen's 17 Days of Sustainability

October 5 - 27, 2021

(Goals #1-1 4 Available)

Achieving the Global Goals is only possible through the education, awareness, and collaboration of individuals and organizations who strive for a better society and planet

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About

During Ideagen's “17 Days of Sustainability”, highlighting one goal of the U.N. SDGs per day, Ideagen will showcase how the world’s leading organizations are addressing global sustainability. 

 

A key highlight during the 17 Days of Sustainability will include a spotlight on Global Goal 5, Gender Equality, during Ideagen's Annual Empowering Women & Girls Summit on October 11, and Goal 17, Partnerships for the Goals, during our Annual Global Partnerships Summit on October 27. 

What are the UN SDGs?

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals was an initiative put forth by the United Nations and ratified by all 193 member countries in 2015 with the goal to achieve global sustainability by 2030. 

“It is a roadmap to ending global poverty, building a life of dignity for all and leaving no one behind. It is also a clarion call to work in partnership and intensify efforts to share prosperity, empower people’s livelihoods, ensure peace and heal our planet for the benefit of this and future generations,” underscored UN Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon.

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Annette Franqui

Chair, Board of Directors of AARP

Speaking on Global Goal #5, during the Empowering Women and Girls Summit

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Julio A. Portalatin

Board Member of AARP

Speaking on Global Goal #8, Decent Work and Economic Growth 

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Margot James Copeland

Board Member of AARP

Speaking on Global Goal #3 Good Health and Well Being

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Dr. Christine Galib

Senior Director of Programs at The Ion

Speaking on Global Goal #2, #4, #5,

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Chef Maria Loi

Founder and Corporate

Executive Chef of Loi Brand

Speaking on Global Goal #3 Good Health and Well Being

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Nancy Youssef

Chief Business Development Officer, Soles 4 Souls

Speaking on Global Goal #1, #5, #12

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Charu Jain

Vice President Merchandising

& Innovation, Alaska Airlines

Speaking on Global Goal #5 during our Empowering Women & Girls Summit

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Dr. Joyce Pittman

Global Education, Technology & Research Associates

Speaking during the 17 days

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Dr. Kristen Betts

Clinical Professor, Drexel University

Speaking during the 17 days

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Ali Llewellyn

NASA Johnson Space Center, strategist

Speaking during the 17 days

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Casey McAuliffe

Executive Director, Galveston's Own Farmers Market

Speaking on Global Goal #2 Zero Hunger

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Dr. Peggy Pelonis

President of ACS Athens

Speaking on Global Goal #1 No Poverty

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Honi Alexander

Galveston's Own Farmers Market Young Gardeners Program

Speaking on Global Goal #2 Zero Hunger

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Simon Bland

Chief Executive Officer Global Institute for Disease Elimination, Abu Dhabi

Speaking on Global Goal #3 Good Health & Well Being

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Megan Bettilyon

CTO, AdAstral Labs

Speaking on Global Goal #5 Gender Equality during Empowering Women & Girls Summit

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Gretchen O'Hara

Microsoft VP U.S. AI & Sustainability

Strategy & Partnership

Speaking on Global Goal #6 & #13

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Dr. Fariba Alamdari

Former Corporate Vice President from The Boeing Company

Speaking on Global Goal #5 during our Empowering Women & Girls Summit

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Dr. Chantal Line Carpentier

Chief UNCTAD New York Office

Speaking during the 17 Days

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Former Ambassador Patrick N. Theros

Former Ambassador of the US to Qatar

Speaking on Global Goal #16 Peace, Justice, and Strong Instituions

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Sheri Hashemi

Integrated Product Team Lead at Boeing

Speaking on Global Goal #4, #5, & #17

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Dr. Jennifer Adams

Associate Professor and Program Director MS Global and Intl Education Program, Drexel University School of Education

Speaking during the 17 days

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Danita Baghdasarin

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Speaking on Global Goal #5 during the empowering women and girls summit

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Lisa Morano

Professor of Biology & Microbiology & Director of the Center for Urban Agriculture and Sustainability at the University of Houston-Downtown

Speaking on Global Goal #11 Sustainable Cities & Communities

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Omonike Arike Olaleye

Interim Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Research, Texas Southern University

Speaking on Global Goal #9  Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

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Sofia Kouvelaki

CEO The HOME Project

Speaking on Global Goal #1  No Poverty

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Robert Blancato

Board Member, AARP

Speaking on Global Goal #3  Good Health & Well Being

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Robert Reiss

Founder and CEO, The CEO Forum Group

Speaking on Global Goal #5 Gender Equality during Empowering Women & Girls Summit

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Brenda Cucci

Managing Director - Sustainability Go to Market Lead of Accenture

Speaking during the 17 days 

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Suchi Srinavasen

Vice President Corporate Strategy of Dell Corporation

Speaking during the 17 days 

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Michele J. Hooper

President and CEO, The Directors' Council

Speaking during the 17 days 

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Dr. Rachel Lovis

Director of Academics at Summer Discovery

Speaking on Global Goal #5, Gender Equality

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John Young

VP - Head of Data Science and Machine Learning of Hitachi Solutions America

Speaking on Global Goal #9, Industry, Innovation, Infrastructure 

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Rafiq Abdus-Sabur

President/CEO of Empowered Brain Institute, and Managing Partner of Prismetrics

Speaking on Global Goal #4, Quality Education

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Domenique Montgomery

Center for Justice Research Intern at TSU

Speaking on Global Goal #8, Decent Work & Economic Growth

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Tania Daniel

Senior Director of Entrepreneurship Initiatives

Speaking on Global Goal #11, Sustainable Cities & Communities

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Paula Tavares

Senior Legal & Gender Specialist at the World Bank Group

Speaking on Global Goal #5, Gender Equality During the Empowering Women & Girls Summit

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Shern Peters

Founder and President of NANCo Aero.

Speaking on Global Goal #11, Sustainable Cities & Communities

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Samantha Snabes

re:3D Inc, Co-founder & Catalyst

Speaking on Global Goal #11, Sustainable Cities & Communities

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Priyansha Bagaria

Chief Revenue Officer of Inviz AI

Speaking during the 17 days

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Samantha Lewis

Principal at Mercury Fund

Speaking during the 17 days

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Kim Raath

Founder and CEO of Topl

Speaking during the 17 days

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Tucker Stine

Founder/CEO of TUCKER STINE+Brand Architects

Speaking on Global Goal #8, Decent Work & Economic Growth

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Caroline Daniel

Director of Academics for the Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)

Speaking on Global Goal #5, Gender Equality

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Henriette Kolb

Lead, Gender and Economic Inclusion Group at the International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Speaking on Global Goal #5, Gender Equality

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Libby Sartain

Former Chief Human Resource Officer, Yahoo! Inc, Southwest Airlines. AARP Board Member and Chair, AARP Foundation

Speaking on Global Goal #5, Gender Equality

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Kathy Cheng

Associate Director of Admission at Phillips Exeter Academy

Speaking on Global Goal #4, Quality Education

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Dylan Vecchione

Founder and CEO of the ReefQuest Foundation

Speaking on UN SDG #14, Life below water

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Torbjörn Fredriksson

Head of the E-commerce and Digital Economy Branch at the UN (UNCTAD)

Speaking on UN SDG #17, Partnerships for the goals

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