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COMPASSION: Global CreativeMornings - September

Posted 13 days ago by Sasha Anjeli Mukerjea

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CREATIVE MORNINGS SHOUT OUT!
Are you based in Denver, CO, New York, NY, Hong Kong or Singapore?
If yes, you can't miss these upcoming exciting CreativeMorning events
this September. The illustration above was created by the very talented Sami Viljanto.


CREATIVE MORNINGS: DENVER, COLORADO 
29th September 2017 - The Curtis Hotel at 8:30am
SPEAKER: Sunni Brown
Sunni is an author, speaker, coach, expert meeting facilitator and founder of the creative consultancy SB Ink. She was named one of the “100 Most Creative People in Business” and one of the “10 Most Creative People on Twitter” by Fast Company. Her team has designed and led hundreds of group experiences in diverse industries and she is a veteran public speaker, having delivered countless presentations and “playnotes” in environments around the world. Sunni is the best-selling author of Gamestorming and The Doodle Revolution and she leads a worldwide campaign advocating for visual, game, design and improvisational thinking. Her TED Talk on doodling has drawn more than 1.2 million views on TED.com and her work has been featured in every major U.S. publication including The New York Times, The New York Post, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, WIRED, and Entrepreneur, as well as being featured twice on CBS Sunday Morning.

Please remember to look out for our Savvy Associate Director: Dave Momper. Savvy Denver is a proud local partner of CreativeMornings/Denver! Keep a look out on the official CreativeMornings website to register! 

CREATIVE MORNINGS: HONG KONG
15th September 2017 - Eaton House at 8am
SPEAKER: Alvin Yip
Alvin is Founding Partner of CIRCUS, the venture innovates across social innovation and entreprenuership, urban system and strategy, cultural and creative industry, participatory design and curatorship. He also serves as Professor (adjunct) and Vice Dean of City Design and Innovation at CAFA Beijing, after being Founding Director of Design Institute for Social Innovation at PolyU Hong Kong.
Recently, Alvin offered advanced executive education for institutions such as Hong Kong Government, Macau Government, ONE Foundation, Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups, WHO Western Pacific Region, etc., and has organized international workshop in China, France, Russia, Italy, Germany and other countries. Alvin has been appointed board and committee member of Hong Kong Federation of Design Associations, Hong Kong Architecture Centre, Ambassadors of Design, PMQ, Hong Kong Art Museums, Hong Kong Stamps, China Architecture Media Award, Bi-City Biennale, Harbourfront Commission, Highway Department, Industrial Designers Society, Good Seed, HKCSS-HSBC Social Innovation Platform, UNESCO Sustainable Development Programme amongst others. He also cofounded Fashion Farm Foundation, Wan Chai Visual Archive and Impact Hub Shanghai.

Please remember to look out for our CreativeMornings Hong Kong Co-Organizer and Savvy consultant: Sophie Lehagre. She would love to have a chat with you! Register for the event HERE

CREATIVE MORNINGS: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
22nd September 2017 - John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center at 8:30am
SPEAKER: Paola Mendoza 
Paola Mendoza was the Artistic Director for the Women’s March on Washington, the largest one-day mass mobilization in the history of the world.
For her day job, Paola is a critically acclaimed film director and author. Her films have continually tackled the effects of poverty and immigration on women and children in the United States. Her award-winning movies have premiered at the most prestigious film festivals around the world, including: Toronto, Berlin, South by South West, Pusan, Deauville, HotDocs and Tribeca. Her most recent documentary series, Behind the Headlines, was Executive Produced by America Ferrera. She was named one of Filmmaker Magazine 25 New Faces of Independent Film and she is a Tribeca All Access, Film Independent and Independent Film Week fellow. Her first novel, THE ONES WHO DON’T STAY, was published by Penguin Books.

Please remember to look out for our Savvy CEO/Founder: Juliet O'Halloran and Savvy consultant: Eleanor Schmitt.  Keep a look out on the official CreativeMornings website to register! 

CREATIVE MORNINGS: SINGAPORE
15th September 2017 - Centre42 at 8am
SPEAKER: Lynna Chandra
After spending over a decade in the investment banking industry, the death of a close friend moved Lynna to establish Rachel House in 2006, the first pediatric palliative care service in Indonesia. Over the past decade, Lynna has been a tireless champion for palliative approach in Indonesia, advocating for patient-centred care and health policies to ensure better access to excellent care for all. She has garnered support from leading palliative care experts and institutions globally, forging close collaboration to help improve the skills and knowledge of medical professionals, to help ensure optimal quality of life for those living with life-limiting conditions in Indonesia. In 2011, Lynna co-founded Absolute Impact Partners with the mission to alleviate poverty through equal access to essential services and equal opportunities for all.  AIP is currently active in Indonesia and Myanmar. Lynna is an Ashoka Fellow, and serves on the boards of Bamboo Capital Management, a leading impact investment private equity firm, Assisi Hospice (Singapore) and ICPCN (International Children’s Palliative Care Network) Rachel House is the pioneering pediatric palliative care service in Indonesia, established in 2006 to provide pain and symptom management for children living with life-limiting conditions such as cancer and HIV. Rachel House’s vision is to ensure that no child should ever have to live or die in pain.

Register for the event HERE
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CreativeMornings Official Website
George Derisley