World YMCA Digital Conference

Youth Voices: The Future We Want, Hosted by World YMCA

World YMCA in collaboration with Area and National YMCA Movements will host a three hour digital event on Saturday, 23 May to highlight the voices of young people through a set of thematic discussions in 4 panel topic areas that include Mental Health and Wellbeing, Economic Opportunity and the Future of Work and Climate.  

Resilient YMCAs: Leaders Talks - Session Six

World YMCA invites YMCA CEOs, board members, youth leaders and senior staff to hear from experts in crisis management, overcoming adversity, mental health, planning for recovery, governance, civic engagement, risk mitigation, innovation, transformation through technology and more. Speakers will share practical tools and concrete action steps to help YMCA lead through change and into the emerging future.

Moderator:
Patricia Pelton, World YMCA President

Speakers:
Mike Federle, CEO Forbes
Christine Ntim, Chief Marketing Officer, Global Startup Ecosystem and Forbes 30 Under 30
Dr. Donald Kaberuka, Chair of the Global Fund and Africa Union’s Special Envoy on CoVId-19
Claudia Aparicio, Cofounder of GrowthX and Managing Partner of Singularity University Colombia
Peter Nasir, National General Secretary, East Jerusalem YMCA

Language: English
There will be subtitles in Spanish

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Moderator:
Patricia Pelton, World YMCA

Speakers:
Mike Federle –  CEO Forbes
Mike Federle is the Chief Executive Officer of Forbes, one of the world’s most instantly recognizable brands and one of the largest media companies by the audience. Under Mike’s direction, Forbes continues to expand its product portfolio and its reach. Today, Forbes,
which is synonymous with “success” in almost every country around the world, engages 140 million people across every platform every month – the most in its 103-year history

Christine NtimChief Marketing Officer, Global Startup Ecosystem and Forbes 30 Under 30
Mrs. Christine Souffrant Ntim is an award-winning Haitian-American & Ghanaian, startup ecosystem expert for emerging markets. She was selected and featured in Forbes 30 Under 30, AdAge 40 Under 40, Haiti Changemakers 1804 List, Singularity NASA, Entrepreneur Magazine, Huffington Post, Inc Magazine and more. She speaks on digital entrepreneurship, personal branding, and future tech for emerging markets

Dr. Donald KaberukaChair of the Global Fund and Africa Union’s Special Envoy on CoVId-19
Dr. Kaberuka was president of the African Development Bank and chairman of its board of directors from 2005-2015. Prior to that he was finance minister of Rwanda from 1997-2005. He is also Chair of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Since 2020, he is Special Envoy to Mobilise International Economic Support for Continental Fight Against COVID-19

Claudia Aparicio , Cofounder of GrowthX and Managing Partner of Singularity University Colombia

Peter Nasir, National General Secretary, East Jerusalem YMCA