Grab a portable lunch and join peer-to-peer lunchtime discussions of subjects suggested by fellow Skoll World Forum delegates. Discussions begin at 11:45am.
Dark Money, Politics… and Corruption: Who Will Tell the Story?
WEST WING, LECTURE THEATRE 6
Politicians, businesses, and criminals all have vested interests in who runs a country. We will explore how civil society can reveal and explain the networks behind these forces, and how these collective efforts can best be supported by partnerships, technology, and funding.
Drew Sullivan, OCCRP
What Every Organization Needs in an ‘Everyone A Changemaker World
EAST WING, LECTURE THEATRE 5
Join an interview with Ashoka Founder, Bill Drayton, to explore insights and patterns in adaptable organizations, social entrepreneur leadership, hiring practices, career tracking, team and strategy development.
Bill Drayton, Ashoka
Defining Metrics: Measuring the Impact of Female Leadership
WEST WING, LECTURE THEATRE 7
In the private sector, data exists on the impact that female leaders have on the performance of the company. What are the performance metrics we need to understand the impact of female leaders in the social sector?
Brittany Boettcher, Skoll Foundation
Building Clever Coalitions
WEST WING, SEMINAR 1
Amidst political disorder, how can campaigners stay focused on impact and avoid consensus thinking? Come discuss how to build flexible, bespoke coalitions, organised for impact.
Nick Martlew, Crisis Action
WEST WING, SEMINAR 2
Global ecosystem health and species diversity face unprecedented threats. Traditional conservation approaches are struggling to deliver transformative impact. What are new ways of practicing conservation?
Alasdair Harris, Blue Ventures
WEST WING, SEMINAR 3
How to embrace empathy, grit, and relentless optimism in combination with your knowledge and experience to make the world a better place.
Colleen Cassity, Oracle Corporation Foundation
Designing Agricultural Solutions that Work for Women & Youth
WEST WING, SEMINAR 4
How to increase inclusive agricultural solutions and financing for women and youth, the backbone of smallholder farmers.
Anushka Ratnayake, myAgro
Development Assistance for Health: Maximizing Private Funding
WEST WING, SEMINAR 5
With the anticipated reduction in public sector funding for global health, and the shortcomings of traditional private sector donor models, how can we maximize private sector funding? What mechanisms can advance the design and impact of development assistance for health?
Peter Navario, HealthRight International
Social Impact Bonds: Feasibility & Implementation
WEST WING, SEMINAR 8
Learn how mothers2mothers and D.Capital have partnered to launch the Impact Bond Investment Fund SIB to fund early childhood development programming in South Africa. What challenges and opportunities are ahead for this 3.5 year, $3.75 million partnership?
David Torres, mothers2mothers
Addressing Spinal Health Disability
WEST WING, SEMINAR 9
Spinal pain affects 1 billion people and disproportionately affects vulnerable communities. The shift in the global burden of disease from communicable to non-communicable diseases makes it essential to raise the profile and discuss these challenges.
Scott Haldeman, World Spine Care
Systems Thinking to Enhance Strategic Leadership
EAST WING, LECTURE THEATRE 4
Share insights and challenges of employing systems analysis and systems mapping. Where can systems tools and practices enable high-leverage engagement opportunities, adaptive leadership, and deeper analysis?
Karen Grattan, Omidyar Group
Accelerating Private Sector Sustainability Leadership
WEST WING, LECTURE THEATRE 8
Private sector leadership is crucial to transition to a low-carbon, clean energy economy. Explore how capital market leaders can engage governments on social and environmental issues in a challenging political time.
Mindy Lubber, Ceres *Note this discussion was moved from Wednesday lunch*