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A sustainability exchange virtual event june 17, 2020

Watch this interactive, online event convening diverse participants from around the globe to hear about urgent insights, pragmatic approaches, and creative collaborations to Connect the Disconnected.

AGENDA

17
JUNE
WEDNESDAY
8:45AM - 1:15PM EST
8:45 - 9:00 AM

#IFCExchange TikTok & Global Art Show

9:00 - 9:30 AM
Philippe Le Houerou CEO, IFC
  • Graça Machel Founder, Graça Machel Trust
  • Mark Cutifani CEO, Anglo American
Veronica Nyhan Jones Manager, Sustainable Infrastructure Advisory, IFC

Mural from Kenya
Poetry from Colombia

9:30 - 9:55 AM
Morgan Landy Senior Director Infrastructure, IFC
  • Tania Ortiz Mena CEO, IEnova
  • Lanre Kolade CEO, CSQUARED, Pan-Africa
  • Aïssata Béavogui Director General, Guinea Alumina Corp.

Leading Through Arts
New Song by Fonseca
Coffee Break in Colombia

9:55 - 10:00 AM

Break

10:00 - 10:35 AM
Georgina Baker Vice President Latin America & the Caribbean, Europe & Central Asia, IFC
  • Tunc Soyer Mayor of Izmir, Turkey
  • Juan Mauricio Ramírez Cortes Secretary of Finance, Bogota
  • Carlo Ratti MIT, Director of Senseable City Lab
Live Q&A Session
Cartoon Creation
10:35 - 10:40 AM
  • Ernesto Ciorra Chief Innovability Officer, Enel
  • Bertrand Heysch de la Borde Director, Energy and Mining, IFC
  • Nuru Lama Global Manager Energy, IFC
  • Lopa Shah Senior Investment Officer, IFC
11:05 - 11:15 AM

Break

11:20 - 11:45 AM
Sergio Pimenta Vice President Africa & Middle East, IFC
  • David Moinina Sengeh Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education & Chief Innovation Officer, Sierra Leona & Michala Mackay Chief Operations Officer and Director, DSTI, Sierra Leone
  • Mugo Kibati CEO, Telkom Kenya & Laila Macharia Executive Chairman, Africa Digital Media Group
  • Naadiya Moosaje & Hema Vallabh Cofounders, WomEng & WomHub
  • Antonio Zappulla CEO, Thomson Reuters Foundation & Mercy Adhiambo Features Writer, Standard Newspaper, Kenya
Behavior and Climate Insights Game
Pablo Suarez Visiting Fellow, Boston University
11:45 - 12:10 PM
Diep Nguyen-Van Houtte Global Upstream Manager, IFC
  • Obi Ozor Co-Founder, Kobo360
  • Roza Vasileva Digital Economy, University of Nottingham (UK) & Steve Hellen Director of ICT for Development, Catholic Relief Services
  • Mountaga Keita Inventor & Founder, Tulip Industries Ltd
  • Yvonne Macpherson U.S. Director, BBC Media Action
Viral Influencers
Moussoukoro Diop Communications Officer, IFC with social influencers: Ifedayo Durosinmi -Etti, Oscar Contreras-Villaroel, Swarnima Bhattacharya
Poetry from Tanzania
Mental Health Wake Up
Yoga With Hawah
12:10 - 12:20 PM

Break

12:25 - 12:55 PM
Abdoulaye Magassouba Minister of Mines & Geology, Guinea
Linda Munyengeterwa Director Middle East & Africa Infrastructure, IFC
  • Teresa Vernaglia CEO, BRK Ambiental, Brazil & Gabriel Goldschmidt Director, Latin America & the Caribbean, IFC
  • Mark Podlasly Chairman of First Nations Limited & Pearl Hewitt Council Member, Nlaka’pamux Nation, Canada
  • Nabou Fall CEO Vizeo & Azize Fall Student
  • Gillian Davidson Executive Board, Global Battery Alliance & Jeff Carbeck CEO, 10EQS
  • Adam Kahane Director, Reos Partners & Author, Collaborating with the Enemy
12:55 - 1:15 PM
Namrata Thapar Global Manager Mining, IFC
  • Ville Skinnari Minister Development Cooperation, Foreign Trade, Finland
  • Matt Damon & Gary White Co-founders, Water.org
  • Janti Soeripto CEO, Save the Children US
  • Aric Dromi Founder, Tempus.Motu
Stephanie von Friedeburg COO, IFC
Mural Reveal Kenya
Your Feedback!

SOCIAL MEDIA

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Speakers

Philippe Le Houérou
Philippe Le Houérou
CEO, IFC
Graça Machel
Graça Machel
Founder, Graça Machel Trust
Mark Cutifani
Mark Cutifani
CEO, Anglo American
Abdoulaye Magassouba
Abdoulaye Magassouba
Minister of Mines & Geology, Guinea
Tania Ortiz Mena
Tania Ortiz Mena
CEO, IEnova
Dr. David Moinina Sengeh
Dr. David Moinina Sengeh
Minister of Basic and Senior Secondary Education & Chief Innovation Officer, Sierra Leone
Tunc Soyer
Tunc Soyer
Mayor of Izmir, Turkey
Matt Damon & Gary White
Matt Damon & Gary White
Co-founders, Water.org and WaterEquity
Janti Soeripto
Janti Soeripto
President & CEO, Save the Children US
Fonseca
Fonseca
Singer, Latin Grammy Award Winner
Lanre Kolade
Lanre Kolade
CEO, CSquared
Stephanie von Friedeburg
Stephanie von Friedeburg
COO, IFC
Ville Skinnari
Ville Skinnari
Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade, Finland
Ernesto Ciorra
Ernesto Ciorra
Chief Innovability Officer, Enel
Georgina Baker
Georgina Baker
Vice President, Latin America & the Caribbean, Europe & Central Asia, IFC
Aïssata Béavogui
Aïssata Béavogui
Director General, Guinea Alumina Corporation
Obi Ozor
Obi Ozor
Co-Founder, Kobo360
Sérgio Pimenta
Sérgio Pimenta
Vice President, Middle East and Africa, IFC
Dr. Laila Macharia
Dr. Laila Macharia
Executive Chairman, Africa Digital Media Group
Teresa Vernaglia
Teresa Vernaglia
CEO, BRK Ambiental
Nabou Fall
Nabou Fall
CEO, Vizeo
Juan Mauricio Ramírez Cortes
Juan Mauricio Ramírez Cortes
Secretary of Finance, Municipality of Bogota
Morgan Landy
Morgan Landy
Senior Director, Infrastructure & Natural Resources, IFC
Mugo Kibati
Mugo Kibati
CEO, Telkom Kenya
Hind Jalal Ph.D.
Hind Jalal Ph.D.
Représentante ai, UN Women Cameroon
Yvonne MacPherson
Yvonne MacPherson
Director, BBC Media Action USA
Linda Munyengeterwa
Linda Munyengeterwa
Director, Middle East & Africa Infrastructure, IFC
Pablo Suarez
Pablo Suarez
Assoc. Dir. Research & Innovation, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre
Michala Mackay
Michala Mackay
Chief Operations Officer & Director, DSTI
Gabriel Goldschmidt
Gabriel Goldschmidt
Director, Latin America & the Caribbean, IFC
Mercy Adhiambo
Mercy Adhiambo
Features Writer, Standard Newspaper Kenya
Carlo Ratti
Carlo Ratti
Director, MIT Senseable City Lab & Founding Partner, Carlo Ratti Association
Adam Kahane
Adam Kahane
Director, Reos Partners Author, Collaborating with the Enemy
Zuhura Seng’enge
Zuhura Seng’enge
Poet, Writer & Storyteller, Khanga Rue Media
Gillian Davidson
Gillian Davidson
Executive Board, Global Battery Alliance
Bertrand Heysch de la Borde
Bertrand Heysch de la Borde
Director, Energy & Mining, IFC
Jeff Carbeck
Jeff Carbeck
CEO, 10EQS
Diep Nguyen-van Houtte
Diep Nguyen-van Houtte
Global Upstream Senior Manager, IFC
Ifedayo Durosinmi–Etti
Ifedayo Durosinmi–Etti
Founder & CEO, AGS Tribe
Oscar Contreras-Villarroel
Oscar Contreras-Villarroel
Founder, Youth Science Foundation & Executive Director, Ecoscience Foundation
Namrata Thapar
Namrata Thapar
Global Manager for Mining, IFC
Dr. Otema Adade
Dr. Otema Adade
Co-Founder, Lotus Behavioral Health
Pearl Hewitt
Pearl Hewitt
Council Member, Nlaka’pamux Nation, Canada
Nuru Lama
Nuru Lama
Global Manager Energy, IFC
Antonio Zappulla
Antonio Zappulla
CEO, Thomson Reuters Foundation
Veronica Nyhan Jones
Veronica Nyhan Jones
Manager, Sustainable Infrastructure Advisory, IFC
Ropafadzo Musvaire
Ropafadzo Musvaire
CEO & Co-Founder, Kweza Technologies
Aric Dromi
Aric Dromi
Founder, Tempus.Motu
Naty Selva
Naty Selva
Artist, Environmental Activist & Entrepreneur
Lisa Russell
Lisa Russell
Arts Curator & Emmy Award-winning Filmmaker
Lopa Shah
Lopa Shah
Senior Investment Officer, IFC
Mark Podlasly
Mark Podlasly
Chair, First Nations Limited Partnerships
Naadiya Moosajee & Hema Vallabh
Naadiya Moosajee & Hema Vallabh
Co-Founders, WomEng & WomHub
Moussoukoro Diop
Moussoukoro Diop
Communications Officer for Social Media, IFC
Swarnima Bhattacharya
Swarnima Bhattacharya
Founder, TheaCare
Mubarak Sumaila
Mubarak Sumaila
Co-Founder & CEO, BezoMoney Technologies Limited
Diana Dayaka Osei
Diana Dayaka Osei
Co-Founder & CMO, BezoMoney Technologies Limited
Hawah Kasat
Hawah Kasat
Executive Director, One Common Unity
Zabeth Tovar
Zabeth Tovar
Environmental & Social Coordinator, Elecnorte
Steve Hellen
Steve Hellen
Director of ICT for Development, Catholic Relief Services
Mountaga Keita
Mountaga Keita
Inventor & Founder, Tulip Industries Ltd
Roza Vasileva
Roza Vasileva
Digital Economy, University of Nottingham
Juliana Almeida Dutra
Juliana Almeida Dutra
Project Director, Deep
Tomás Martins
Tomás Martins
Co-Founder and CEO, Tembici

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Code of Conduct

We invite you to attend the IFC Sustainability Exchange with an open mind and an open heart, and to exhibit a friendly, kind, and respectful attitude at all times. Harassment of any form will not be tolerated.

By participating in today’s IFC Sustainability Exchange, you agree to do so only for lawful, personal, and non-commercial purposes. You also agree to abide by the World Bank’s Terms of Service, described here and which you should review prior to attending.

This includes but is not limited to the following requirements:

  • No aggressive pushing of your own services, products, and causes.
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  • Be disruptive, threaten anyone, or engage in intimidating, harassing, abusive, stalking, profane, demeaning, discriminatory, defamatory, or derogatory speech or otherwise violate the legal rights of any participants, including their rights of privacy and publicity.
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