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Global Action Forum: Private Sector Support for Women’s empowerment principles

Global Action Forum: Private Sector Support for Women’s empowerment principles

Editor’s Note: Over the next couple of months, we will be sharing videos from the 2011 Global Action Forum and Awards with some of the worlds’ leading activists and emerging social entrepreneurs. Celebrities, and charity and corporate leaders were invited to speak on panel discussions, and educate people on issues around the globe. Celebrity attendees included America Ferrera, Rebeca Romijn, Maria Bello, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Camila Bell, and more.

Session 6 Panel: Private Sector Support for Women’s empowerment principles. Video by Africare prefacing session.Panel moderation by Cindy Judd, CMO for Mobility & Communications & Media Industries, Accenture. Joining the discussion: Joan Libby-Hawk, Special Advisor, Women’s Empowerment Principles at UN Women and UN Global Compact, David Alport, VP of Communications for Global Business Coalition, Ursula Ann Wynhoven, Head, Policy & Legal, Special Assistant to Executive Director, UNCG, and Christine Grumm of the Women’s Funding Network.

Session 7 Panel: Creating Powerful Media Campaigns. Opening remarks and panel moderation by Sharon Lawrence, award winning actress and Former Chair of Women in Film. Joining the discussion: Sheri Howell, VP of Music & Talent at MTV, David Driver, Producer, Michael Daube, Executive Director of CITTA, Shannon Darke, Director of Media & Marketing Alliances, CARE, Michael Angelo, Founder of Michael Angelo Wonderland Studio and artist behind “The Lipstick Portraits”, Grant Garrison, Activation Director & GOOD Projects Lead for Pepsi Refresh Project, and Jamie Kantrowitz, Partner of Made with Elastic & Co-Founder of Think Social at the Paley Center.

Closing Keynote for Day 1 of the Global Action Forum by Kerry Kennedy, President of RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights. Plus closing video and remarks by Frances Skinner-Lewis.

Register now for the 2012 Global Action Forum and Awards — May 10-11 in Los Angeles. Join the leading gathering of influential activists, emerging social entrepreneurs, innovators and agents of change from business, entertainment, professional sports and non-profits unifying for the shared goal of achieving positive societal change. Leverage your assets and build a network that translates your passion into actionReserve YOUR Place in the Marketplace of Action; Register to attend at


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Sue Anne Reed is the Communications Manager for Care2 and blogs on Trailblazers for Good and the Care2 Team Blog. Sue Anne is passionate about social change and businesses doing good.

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