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Head of Community Development, EMEA
Rachael joined Citi in October 2012 to lead community development in the EMEA region. Prior to joining Citi, Rachael was at Barclays for 16 years. Most recently she was Head of Global Community Investment, responsible for development and delivery of Barclays global community investment strategy and management of major community partnerships around the world. Rachael was also responsible for the establishment and leadership of a social innovation facility within Barclays to promote development of products and services that have a social impact. Rachael holds a first class honours degree from the University of Manchester. She is also an Aspen Institute First Mover Fellow and was nominated as one of Devex's Top 40 Under 40 leaders in development in 2011.
Founder & Executive Director
Ramon Marmolejos is the Executive Director and co-founder of Emzingo Group. Emzingo is a hybrid leadership and social development company. Emzingo provides transformational leadership experiences to business students and executives by connecting them to social impact opportunities in emerging markets. Currently Emzingo is operating in South Africa, Peru, and Brazil, and has provided technical assistance to over 40 social enterprises. Ramon has worked in consulting for over 10 years, with a focus on human capital strategy and leadership development. He has a passion for the intersection of business and society, and how to create authentic linkages between the two. He has designed curriculum and facilitated sessions on topics ranging from emotional intelligence, cross-cultural competency, innovation, and social entrepreneurship. Most recently as a consultant for Monitor Group, he also worked in economic development projects in Africa for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation. Ramon gr
World Literacy Foundation
I am founder & CEO for a global programme to address the high rates of illiteracy.The World Literacy Foundation is a not-for-profit body committed to harnessing new digital technologies to reach the unreachable with new education tools. We acknowledge education as a basic human right, and believe that literacy unlocks the door to a life of learning. The ability to read & write can enable people to overcome the barriers of poverty. We started using the mobile phone tablets, and computers to help young people to access literacy and educational resources. We are witnessing a radical change in the education landscape, whereby new ways to learn to read and write are available to the most poor and isolated communities. I have 25 years experience in the NGO sector with experience in marketing and business development.
Author and Speaker
Founder and Executive Director
Salman Khan is Founder and Executive Director of Khan Academy, a non-profit organisation providing free, high-quality education worldwide. With an MBA from Harvard Business School, he began tutoring his cousin by phone and using an interactive notepad, then he posted videos of his tutorials on YouTube. In 2009 he committed fully to Khan Academy. Salman has been recognised in Fortune’s '40 Under 40', Fast Company’s '100 Most Creative People in Business' and TIME’s '100 Most Influential People in the World'. In 2012 he released his book 'The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined'.
Director of Corporate Citizenship
Erin Dieterich is the Director of Corporate Citizenship at NetSuite, helping to oversee the NetSuite.org portfolio with a focus on designing and implementing global employee volunteerism initiatives - including the signature SuiteVolunteer pro bono and SuiteImpact Team community service programs. Previously, she was the manager for Corporate Social Responsibility at Discovery Communications, where she spent eight years developing and facilitating programs for the Discovery Impact brand, creating award winning employee volunteerism programs and coordinating charitable giving, cause marketing, disaster relief and public-private partnerships. Erin can be found online @edieterich.
Business Development Lead
Pearson Affordable Learning Fund (PALF)
Yiming Ma leads African investments for the Pearson Affordable Learning Fund (PALF), a $15 million education-focused venture fund that invests in for-profit, scalable enterprises that address the growing demand for affordable education. In his role, he provides strategic management advice to companies across South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and India. Yiming is also an active advisor on Pearson's global strategy, efficacy, research and innovation agenda as well as a frequent contributor to high level policy discussions and roundtables with a variety of foundations, NGOs, governments and donor agencies. Yiming also represents Pearson on the board of eAdvance, a network of high quality low-fee private schools in South Africa. Previously, Yiming was a consultant in McKinsey and Company's Corporate Finance and Strategy practice in New York. He has also worked at Goldman Sachs Investment Partners in New York and graduated with high distinction from the Richard Ivey School of Business.
Director of Google Giving
Jacquelline Fuller leads Giving at Google which provides more than $50 million yearly to support tech innovators making transformational impact in areas such as education, development, disaster relief and renewable energy. Jacquelline joined Google in 2007 to help launch Google.org, and directs Google’s advocacy in support of Google’s sustainability and philanthropic efforts. Jacquelline previously served as Deputy Director of Global Health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where she was a member of the senior management team for eight years. In 2004-2005, Jacquelline and her family moved to Delhi, India where she helped to launch a $300 million health initiative for the Gates Foundation. Prior experience also includes serving as speechwriter to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Dr. Louis Sullivan. Jacquelline ghostwrote the inspirational autobiography, “Never Forget,” by Kay Coles James. She received her BA in political science from UCLA and a Masters in Public Policy from
Author and Speaker
Social Finance Fellow
Bertha Centre for Social Innovation
Aunnie Patton is a Fellow at both at the University of Cape Town and the University of Oxford and the Co-Founder of Insight Capital Partners. She spends her time across three areas: driving the Bertha Centre's Innovative Financing initiative, which includes projects on Social Impact Bonds / Development Impact Bonds, impact Investing and sustainable philanthropy, consulting to a range of organisations including start-ups, financial intermediaries, investment funds, family offices and foundations on social investment strategies, and researching and lecturing in financial modeling, social finance and impact investment. Aunnie has experience in both the mainstream and the impact oriented finance sectors in North America, the UK, Africa and Asia. She has a B.A. in International Political Economy from DePauw University and an M.B.A. from the University of Oxford's Saïd Business School.
Director of Global Programs
Kjerstin Erickson is a Skoll Skollar at Oxford’s Saïd Business School. Prior to Oxford, Erickson spent 9 years as the Founder and Executive Director of FORGE, a strategic-impact nonprofit that provides education, skills training, and entrepreneurial resources to more than 70,000 refugees in war-torn Africa. Erickson’s awards include the Skoll Scholarship for Social Entrepreneurship, the Do Something Award for public service, and the Stanford Haas Public Service Fellowship. She has also been named a “Top 40 Leader Under 40” by the New Leaders Council, a “Person You Should Know” by CNN, and a “Top 10 College Woman” by Glamour Magazine.
Minister of Finance
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed in July 2011 as the new Minister of Finance for the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Prior to this appointment, she was the Managing Director of World Bank (October 2007 - July 2011) and has also held the position of a Finance Minister and Foreign Minister of Nigeria, between 2003 and 2006. She is notable for being the first woman to hold either of those positions. She served as finance minister from July 2003 until her appointment as foreign minister in June 2006, and as foreign minister until her resignation in August 2006.