MEDIA FOR SOCIAL

IMPACT SUMMIT

2016

THE SUMMIT

PVBLIC Foundation and the United Nations Office for Partnerships hosted the third annual Media for Social Impact Summit on June 1st, 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. The summit united nearly 250 top media & advertising executives to foster intelligent conversation about the power of media to address the world’s most pressing social and developmental issues.    

 

Some of the featured campaigns included: a sneak peek of UNICEF’s ‘Imagine’ song, the ‘Angry Birds Happy Planet’ Campaign launched at the International Day of Happiness by Sony Music Entertainment, Department of Public Information and the UN Foundation. ‘Love Has No Labels’ by the Ad Council and ‘Youth 4 Global Goals’ presented by AIESEC to name a few.

Award-winning journalist Nadira Hira hosted the daylong event, which engaged media specialists and UN delegates in a series of panel and roundtable discussions, keynotes, and interviews, directed toward attaining the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Speakers included Geena Rocero, Founder of Gender Proud; Christie Marchese, Founder of Picture Motion, Mauricio Sabogal, Global CEO of Kinetic Worldwide; Jacki Kelley, COO of Bloomberg Media; Terre Blair, Executive Producer of Big Problems. Big Thinkers. Film; Jesse Robinson, Founder of Tyler Robinson Foundation and Peter Koechley Co-CEO of Upworthy.

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SPEAKER HIGHLIGHTS

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LEADERSHIP COUNCIL 2016

MARIO CADER-FRECH

Senior Vice President Public Affairs and Social Responsibility, Viacom

KAY KOPLOVITZ

Managing Partner, Springboard Fun

GREG PROPPER

Co-president, Propper Daly

 

TAL CHITAYAT

Co-founder & CEO, Full Circle

 

LEANNE MAI-LY HILGART

President & Creative Director, Vaute Couture

 

JOSHUA SASON

Founder & CEO, Magna

 

ALISON FAHEY

CMO, 4As

AMY KELLER

Principal, Advancement Projects

 

CHRIS PHOENIX

CEO, Phoenix Media Group

 

JENNIFER TUFT

Business Development Executive, CAA

 

ED MARTIN

CEO & Chairman, Goodxchange.com

 

SAMMY SILVER

Creative Director (CCU Unit), ABC/ESPN President, The Electric Elephant

 

LILIANA GIL VALLETTA

CEO & Co-founder, XL Alliance

 

HEIDI MESSER

Chairwoman, Collective[i]

 

JOHANNA SKILLING

Director ofPlanning, US, Ogilvy CommonHealth

 

LORENA GUILLE

Director of Corporate Social Responsibility & Executive Director, Cinepolis Foundation

 

HEIDI NEL

President, Picture Motion WDC

 

DANIELLE ZAPOTOCZNY

Global Partnerships & United Nations Creative Community Outreach Initiative, UN Foundation

 

 

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