We need to pay more attention to our impact as humans. We must constantly think of what legacy we will leave, how we'll give back to our communities and even more so, what can we do that will have a profound effect on the world. It's these very thoughts that drive the inspiring and innovative leaders, speakers and attendees that gather at the Social Good Summit every year in New York.
Realizing this need and the importance of including all voices in conversations pertaining to bettering the world, ColorComm, an organization of women of color in the communications field, partnered with the UN Foundation to bring 4 of their members to the Summit for an amazing VIP experience. This charge led by ColorComm member and UN Foundation employee Claire Ross, was one of insight and passion.
With the knowledge that a diverse voices help create change and thus impact outcomes, she was able to expose a group of unique women to events, in depth conversations and Master Classes with leaders and entrepreneurs. Below are the top 5 takeaways from an amazing two days in a city buzzing with excitement and filled with leaders from around the world.
- On social media: "Dialogue not diatribe."- Laura Walker, CEO & President of New York Public Radio. Be deliberate about what you share on social. Add to the conversations in a positive way and choose your content wisely.
Last week in New York at 92Y, there was a convening of positive energy that can change the world. There was a meeting of minds that put their time, sweat and energy into trying to change the lives of women, refugees and others suffering from the lack of equality in the world. There was a gathering of positivity and compassion. There was learning. There was better understanding and hopefully all of this will impact our world.