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Earth Week
Just & Resilient Global Futures:
WE Empower UN SDG Challenge - Business For Profit AND For Purpose

The WE Empower UN SDG Challenge is the first-of-its-kind global competition for women entrepreneurs who are advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals, launched by the UN Secretary General, the World Bank President, and the Council of Women World Leaders at the 2018 UN General Assembly.

Join this inspiring panel discussion with opening comments from WE Empower Co-chair, high level judge, and ASU Global Futures Laboratory founding benefactor, Julie Ann Wrigley.

Panelists [in order of appearance]:

  • Amanda Ellis, Lead, Global Partnerships & Networks, ASU Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
  • Julie Ann Wrigley, President and CEO, Wrigley Investments, LLC; Founding Benefactor, ASU Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
  • Leah Lizarondo, WE Empower Awardee & CEO & Founder, Food Rescue Hero
  • Zoya Lytvyn, WE Empower Awardee & Founder, Novopecherska School, Special Guest from Ukraine
  • Julie Hansen, WE Empower Lead Partner & Global Executive Advisor - Office of the CEO, Salesforce
  • Tea Trumbic, WE Empower Lead Partner & Program Manager for the Women, Business and the Law Project, The World Bank
  • Megan Shovlin, WE Empower Student Judge Coordinator & Program Coordinator, Thunderbird for Good
  • Maddie Handler, WE Empower SDG Intern, Program Coordinator, Global Business School Network

  • This in-person event is part of the Global Future Laboratory’s Earth Week Celebration. Go HERE for more events.

    Monday, April 18, 2022
    12:30 - 1:30 p.m. AZ Time