What happens when an organization incorporates compassion throughout its policies, procedures, and culture? What is the impact on all stakeholders in an organization when human needs for care, consideration, and connection and are considered alongside business and impact outcomes? Research, and practice, show that the needs of people and the needs of organizations are not mutually […]
What practices, investments, and other financial mechanisms and policies are grassroots social organizations using to sustain their operations, build resilience, and continue to increase community impact post-covid19? How are corporate investors supporting these efforts by applying new and proven investment mechanisms?
This panel will highlight innovators and innovations from around the world in regions with challenging COVID19 outbreaks, and those in countries particularly challenged by the sudden pivot to remote work, together with leaders from technology companies investing in the infrastructure supporting civil society organizations to support digital transformation for resilience to pandemics and natural disasters.
Melvin Chibole – Executive Director, Kenya Community Development Foundation
Emma Tognia – Marketing Director, TechSoup Italia
Jessamine Chin – Director, VMware Foundation
Erin Baudo Felter – VP Social Impact, Okta
Moderator: Nana Afadzinu, Executive Director, West Africa Civil Society Institute