The Americas Business Council Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides a platform for the region’s emerging leaders – from leading CEOs to policy makers and artists – to use their influence, networks, and resources to level the attention on the region’s most pressing challenges while assisting to find tangible, compelling solutions that bring about lasting positive change in their organizations and communities across the region.
The abc* has partnered with Ashoka—the global leader of social entrepreneurs—to select 40 runner–ups out of more than 1,000 Ashoka Fellows in the Americas, who will present their projects before a community of global business, government, and philanthropy leaders. Three projects will be selected to receive financial resources, media support and guidance from an advisory committee composed of multi–disciplinary leaders from the hemisphere, with the objective of maximizing the initiative’s potential for continued growth and success.
uVu will attend the Continuity forum this year and bring you the panel of Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE , Founder, the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace on the topic: Gombe and Beyong: the Next 50 Years.
Mark Plotkin, on Shamanic Wisdom, 21st century technonoly and digital Inclusion: bringing Google Earth to the Amazon
Lance Armstrong, athlete and philanthropist, on Every Second Cuonts; Winning in Life.
You can have more information on the numerous panels and speakers at http://www.abccontinuityforum.com/
The forum starts on November 15th and ends on November 17, 2011 at the Ritz Carlton in Coconut grove.