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Ideagen Global 2023 Global Goals Summit Press Release


Oct 31, 2023


Hosted at the Nasdaq Global Headquarters, New York, NY

10/20/23: Manhattan, NY — On October 20, 2023, Ideagen Global, in collaboration with The Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations, convened at The Nasdaq Global Headquarters in New York City for the annual Global Partnerships and Global Goals Summits. Aimed to define, highlight, and connect the work of individuals and organizations from across industries in their efforts to create sustainable business impact and foster the achievement of the UN Global Goals by 2030, the Global Goals Summit featured global leaders and luminaries from the public and private sector, along with visionary thought leaders dedicated to fostering partnerships and solutions to the world’s most vexing issues as approach 2030.

The list of included speakers and their organizations are as follows: The Deputy Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations, Antonios Papakostas, Lana Wong of Moderate The Panel, Sami Hassanyeh, Scott Frisch, and Barb Quaintaince of AARP, Gretchen O’Hara of Splunk, Georgette Bennett of Multifaith Alliance, Dr. Bettye Perkins of Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Teachers, Phyllis Barkman Ferrell of The Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative, Esteban Olivares, Kaci Schueler, and Julia Geffner of Summer Discovery, Rawle Andrews Jr. of The American Psychiatric Association Foundation, Jason Geis, Betsy Reed, and Sidhant Gupta of Cloudwerx, Robert Reiss of The CEO Forum Group, Peter Cuneo of Cueno & Co. LLC and Former CEO of Marvel Entertainment, Jeff Terry of GAF, Urban Heat expert Kurt Schickman, Jonathan Parfrey of Climate Resolve, Robert Gilpin of KPMG, Sergio Fernández de Cordova of The PVBLIC Foundation, Matthew Rose of Snowflake, Donna Bungard of Indeed, Elena Saviolakis and Marianthi Treppiedi of The Daughters of Penelope, Savas Tsivicos of AHEPA, Kim Smith of Amazon, students George Sifakis Jr, Ella Solomon, and Taylor Smith, Terry Nealon of Learning without Tears, Sheryl Kline of The Zone Lab, Mani Dasgupta and Rana Novack from IBM, and Sarah Walters, Marcus Henderson, and Nick Ballard of HOSA Future Health Professionals.

In addition, on the evening of October 19, Ideagen Global and The Permanent Mission of Greece to The United Nations recognized the following individuals and organizations with The Global Impact Award, recognizing organizations for their achievement and dedication to creating and supporting the completion of the U.N. SDGs, and The Global Leadership Award, recognizing individuals for their steadfast support of the Ideagen Mission and commitment to positioning their organizations to embrace and create sustainable development across the globe.

The awardee organizations for the Global Impact Award are as follows: AHEPA, The Daughters of Penelope, Cloudwerx, Summer Discovery, HOSA Future Health Professionals, KPMG, AARP’s Purpose Prize,

The awardees for the Global Leadership Award are as follows: Gretchen O’Hara of Splunk, Rawle Andrews Jr. of The American Psychiatric Association Foundation, Scott Frisch of AARP, Mani Dasgupta of IBM, Jeff Terry of GAF, Sergio Fernández de Cordova of The PVBLIC Foundation, Robert Reiss of The CEO Forum Group, David Wicks of Nasdaq, and H.E. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Evangelos Sekeris of The Permanent Mission of Greece to The United Nations.

The Global Goals Summit will be released on December 1, 2023, and The Global Partnership Summit will be released on January 16, 2024, exclusively on

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