Speakers

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Kimberly Almeida

Director, Worker Well-being, Levi Strauss Foundation

Kim is a corporate philanthropy, CSR and international development professional. She joined the Levi Strauss Foundation in 2012, where she oversees the foundation's worker rights and well-being grant portfolio. In her role she is leading the design and implementation of Levi Strauss & Co.’s Worker Well-being initiative, which aims to improve apparel workers’ lives through partnerships with the Company’s vendors and community organizations. Kim leads impact measurement activities and efforts to address gender inequality in the initiative.... Read more about Kimberly Almeida

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Jeff Behrends

Lecturer in Philosophy, Harvard University, Co-director, Embedded EthiCS Program, Director of Ethics and Technology Initiatives, the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics
Jeff Behrends is Lecturer in Philosophy at Harvard University, Co-director of the Embedded EthiCS Program, and Director of Ethics and Technology Initiatives at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. He is an ethical theorist with broad interests, and of late has been especially concerned with the ethics of machine learning applications.
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Lisa Berkman

Director, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies and Professor of Public Policy and Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Lisa Berkman, Ph.D.- Director of the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy, Epidemiology, and Global Health and Population, School of Public Health Dr. Berkman is the director of the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (HCPDS) and the Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy, Epidemiology, and Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She currently is the Director of Graduate Studies for the School of Public Health/GSAS new program in Population Health Sciences.... Read more about Lisa Berkman

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Bob Chapman

Chairman & CEO, Barry-Wehmiller

Recently named the #3 CEO in the world in an Inc. magazine article, Bob Chapman is very intentional about using his platform as a business leader to build a better world.  Chapman is CEO of St. Louis, MO-based Barry-Wehmiller, a $3 billion global capital equipment business with more than 12,000 team members.... Read more about Bob Chapman

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Eric Dawson

CEO, Peace First
Eric Dawson is the CEO of Peace First, an organization he helped launch at 18.  Eric received three degrees from Harvard University: a specialized B.A. in economics, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, and political science; M.Ed in human development psychology; and an M.Div. in pastoral care and counseling. He is an Ashoka, Echoing Green, and Pop! Tech Fellow.... Read more about Eric Dawson
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Barbara Dyer

Senior Lecturer in Work and Organization Studies, MIT Sloan School of Management and Executive Director, Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative, MIT Sloan School

Barbara Dyer is a Senior Lecturer and Executive Director of the Good Companies, Good Jobs Initiative at MIT’s Sloan School of Management.  She arrived at MIT in 2017 to launch the Initiative, which sponsors research and course development and facilitates the cross-fertilization of ideas at the intersection of technology, people, and profits.  Dyer’s own work concentrates on how work is changing and the implications for low-wage workers.... Read more about Barbara Dyer

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Amy Edmondson

Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management, Harvard Business School

Amy C. Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, a chair established to support the study of human interactions that lead to the creation of successful enterprises that contribute to the betterment of society.... Read more about Amy Edmondson

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Eileen Fisher

Founder and Co-CEO, EILEEN FISHER, Inc.

Eileen is the Founder and Co-CEO of EILEEN FISHER, Inc, the design company known for creating simple, timeless garments, where she also serves as the Chairwoman.  Eileen ventured into clothing design in 1984. Her original concept—pieces that work together to help women get dressed easily—still defines the company’s collections, which are sold at 66 EILEEN FISHER stores and over 300 department and specialty stores across the US, UK and Canada, as well as at 2 Renew stores as part of the company’s innovative recycling program.... Read more about Eileen Fisher

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Ruediger Fox

CEO, Sympatex Technologies and Founder, Gross Corporate Happiness Institute

Dr. Ruediger Fox is CEO of Sympatex Technologies, Founder of the GCH-Institute, University Lecturer, Author, experienced Change Leader and Consulting Partner for large M&A and Transformation processes.  Having a Masters in Aerospace Engineering, a Bachelor in Economics and a PhD in Communication Sciences, he serves since multiple decades as CEO of medium and large corporations in Aerospace, Telecom, Textile and Engineering/Innovation.... Read more about Ruediger Fox

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Ryan Golt

Co-Founder, Ignite Mental Health, Harvard Innovation Lab

Having lived experiences with mental illness, Ryan Golt is a mental health advocate and entrepreneur dedicated to addressing some of the biggest mental health problems that we’re facing today. ... Read more about Ryan Golt

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Donna Hicks

Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
Donna Hicks, PhD, is an associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University. Dr. Hicks was the deputy director of the Program on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution (PICAR) at Harvard for ten years, and she has worked extensively on international conflict issues and diplomatic efforts in the Middle East, Sri Lanka, Columbia, Cuba, and Northern Ireland.... Read more about Donna Hicks
Holycross

Bob Holycross

Vice President, Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering, Ford Motor Company
Bob Holycross is Vice President, Sustainability, Environment and Safety Engineering, a position he has held since December 1, 2019. He serves as the company’s top environment and safety officer. In this role, Holycross is responsible for implementing sustainability best practices throughout the company and leading our global env ironment and safety strategy, policy and performance.... Read more about Bob Holycross
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Heloisa Jardim

Research Program Manager, SHINE

Heloisa Jardim is a Program Manager for the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  In her role, she leads the strategic planning and implementation of SHINE’s initiatives, by promoting business strategies to foster the well-being of populations. She believes in the catalytic power of evidence-based research as a basis for business action.... Read more about Heloisa Jardim

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Laura Kohler

Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Stewardship & Sustainability Member, Board of Directors Kohler Co.

Laura E. Kohler Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Stewardship & Sustainability Member, Board of Directors Kohler Co.  Laura E. Kohler is a business leader who is passionate about driving purposeful change in our workplace and world while serving alongside three Kohler family members leading one of the oldest and largest privately held companies in America.... Read more about Laura Kohler

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Jody Kohner

Senior Vice President, Employee Engagement, Salesforce

Jody Kohner, Senior Vice President, Employee Engagement, Salesforce Jody Kohner is the Senior Vice President of Employee Engagement at Salesforce. The span of her work ranges from managing employer brand reputation and recruitment marketing initiatives, through on-boarding new hires, internal communications and all sorts of awesome programs designed to make employees love their jobs. Follow all the happenings around Salesforce culture on Twitter @JodyKohner.... Read more about Jody Kohner