MEDIA FOR SOCIAL
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.
LEADERSHIP COUNCIL 2016
Senior Vice President Public Affairs and Social Responsibility, Viacom
Managing Partner, Springboard Fun
Co-president, Propper Daly
Co-founder & CEO, Full Circle
President & Creative Director, Vaute Couture
Founder & CEO, Magna
Principal, Advancement Projects
CEO, Phoenix Media Group
Business Development Executive, CAA
CEO & Chairman, Goodxchange.com
Creative Director (CCU Unit), ABC/ESPN President, The Electric Elephant
CEO & Co-founder, XL Alliance
Director ofPlanning, US, Ogilvy CommonHealth
Director of Corporate Social Responsibility & Executive Director, Cinepolis Foundation
President, Picture Motion WDC
Global Partnerships & United Nations Creative Community Outreach Initiative, UN Foundation