Christine Montenegro McGrath

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September 16, 2014  |  DGB14  |  No Comments

Christine Montenegro McGrath, Vice President External Affairs and Well-being of Mondelēz International As Vice President, External Affairs, Chris is responsible for leading The Call For Well-being, a global platform that supports the company’s growth strategy to protect the well-being of the planet. It includes Mindful Snacking, Sustainability, Safety, and Community Partnerships through the Mondelēz International Foundation. Chris works with business teams around the world to reduce Mondelēz International’s global environmental footprint and deliver its Sustainability and Health & Wellness commitments. She also leads Cocoa Life, a $400 million program to create thriving cocoa communities and help transform the cocoa supply chain through

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Victoria Summers

Victoria Summers

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September 12, 2014  |  DGB14  |  No Comments

  Victoria Summers, SVP Engagement Strategy & Analytics of Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness   Victoria works with clients to plan the brand experience for consumers and physicians in digital and off-line channels.  She leads a team of strategists and analysts that leverage data to ensure continuous optimization and maximize engagement. With over 18 years of pharmaceutical marketing experience, she has led initiatives on launch planning, integrated digital strategy, multi-channel strategy, peri-LOE strategy and physician/consumer RM programs for products at Abbott Labs, Pfizer, BoehringerIngelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, Amgen, Alcon, Novartis and Schering-Plough. Victoria has extensive experience in cardiology, respiratory, CNS, oncology, women’s health, pain and anti-infectivestherapeutic

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Rajesh Anandan

Rajesh Anandan

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September 11, 2014  |  DGB14  |  No Comments

Rajesh Anandan, SVP and Head of UNICEF Ventures   Rajesh is a growth strategist, intrapreneur and entrepreneur. After a stint at Microsoft as a program manager, he joined Bain & Company where he focused on business incubation and corporate strategy for technology, media, financial services, healthcare and retail clients. For the past decade, he has worked in the social sector, most recently as SVP at UNICEF USA where he developed a $400 million partnership portfolio and launched UNICEF Ventures to accelerate high impact social innovations. Rajesh is the Founder of ULTRA, a network of onshore technology services, including ULTRA Testing, a high quality software testing company

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Ben Goldhirsh

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September 11, 2014  |  DGB14  |  No Comments

Ben Goldhirsh, Founder of GOOD/Corps   Benjamin Goldhirsh is the co-founder and CEO of GOOD, an editorially led, member-driven community of people, NGO’s, and corporations pushing our world forward. GOOD’s mission is to provide content that ignites a new wave of changemakers to live well by doing good. Active in both regional and international philanthropic endeavors, Ben is one of the directors of The Goldhirsh Foundation, which supports dynamic social programs, environmental initiatives, innovative medical research, and leading cultural institutions. Ben also serves on the advisory board for 826LA and the Imagination Foundation, and is one of the founding board members of City Year Los Angeles. A graduate of

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Nancy Mahon

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September 11, 2014  |  DGB14  |  No Comments

  NANCY MAHON, ESQ. SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, THE ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES GLOBAL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, M·A·C AIDS FUND   Nancy is Senior Vice President, Global Philanthropy and Corporate Citizenship, for The Estée Lauder Companies and Global Executive Director of the M·A·C AIDS Fund. In this role, she is responsible for Estée Lauder’s global corporate citizenship strategy, encompassing all philanthropic, cause-marketing, employee engagement, and product donation programs.  Nancy also oversees the strategic direction and day-to-day operation of the M·A·C AIDS Fund. Currently, the Fund gives away $44 million annually throughout the world, particularly in the 72 countries in which M·A·C has affiliates.   In December 2011, Nancy was appointed

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Eric L. Sawyer

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August 28, 2014  |  DGB14  |  No Comments

    Eric L. Sawyer, Civil Society Partnership Advisor of New York UNAIDS   Eric Sawyer has been living with symptoms of HIV disease since 1981. Prior to entering the HIV/AIDS field Eric worked for 14 years in corporate America for such organizations as the City of Boulder, Colorado, American Standard Corporation, Citibank NA, and Towers Watson, a management-consulting firm. He has significant entrepreneurial experience through real estate development projects in Harlem. Mr. Sawyer is a co-founder of three of the most influential AIDS organizations in the US. He is a founding member of ACT UP NY, the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power which has organized

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Aria Finger

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August 28, 2014  |  DGB14  |  No Comments

  Aria Finger, COO of DoSomething.org and President of TMI   As Chief Operating Officer, Aria Finger oversees the business development, finance and campaigns departments at DoSomething.org, the national not-for-profit that empowers millions of young people to take action around causes they are passionate about. With her cause-related marketing experience, Finger has managed initiatives with Johnson & Johnson, Aéropostale, Sprint, American Express and other top brands. She has spoken at numerous conferences including a panel on youth unemployment at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  During her tenure at DoSomething.org, Aria launched their Teens for Jeans campaign which now clothes half of all homeless children

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Howard Lenn

Howard Lenn

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August 25, 2014  |  DGB14  |  No Comments

  Howard Lenn, Group Creative Director of JWT New York   Howard is a Group Creative Director at JWT on J&J's Zyrtec and Pepcid brands, as well as NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). For NAMI, Howard and his team created the #IWillListen movement, a campaign that encourages listening as a way to break down the stigma associated with mental illness.  It has become a beacon for the mental health community – rallying organizations and communities nationwide. His team’s work for Zyrtec has been honored at the Webby's, hailed by Mashable as "harnessing the magic of online," and awarded back to back Gold and Silver Clios in

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Peter Twyman

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August 18, 2014  |  DGB14  |  No Comments

Peter Twyman, CEO of Keep a Child Alive   Peter Twyman became the CEO of Keep a Child Alive in July 2012 having dedicated the past 20 years to the fight against HIV/AIDS.  In his current role he leads a dynamic organization committed to bringing dignified HIV treatment, care and support to children and families affected by HIV in India and Africa. Prior to joining Keep a Child Alive, Peter worked for eight years at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health where he directed large scale HIV prevention, care and treatment programs in Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Rwanda and

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Christine Church

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August 18, 2014  |  DGB14  |  No Comments

  Christine Church, Director of Marketing at The National Campaign   Christine Church is the Director of Marketing at The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. The National Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan initiative organized in 1996 and dedicated to improving the well-being of children, youth, and families by reducing both teen pregnancy and unplanned pregnancy among single, young adults. Ms. Church oversees marketing aspects for Bedsider, a free online birth control support network, designed to help reduce unplanned pregnancy among young adults. Ms. Church has over 14 years of strategic marketing experience, including developing, executing, and analyzing marketing initiatives that

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