New Profit’s Gathering of Leaders is one of the nation’s most influential convenings of top social innovators and their counterparts in business, government, philanthropy, media, technology and academia. This invitation-only event brings together approximately 250 Gathering participants annually for an intimate two-day convening to accelerate solutions to our nation’s toughest problems in early childhood development, K-12 and post-secondary education, workforce development, community health, poverty, and related areas.
John Rice, Founder & CEO, MLT; Maria Teresa Kumar, President & CEO, Voto Latino; and Allen Blue, Co-founder, LinkedIn,
discussing what it means to be on a path to opportunity in America today.
Vanessa Kirsch, Founder & CEO, New Profit, and Kim Syman, Managing Partner, Field Leadership and Early Learning Fund, New Profit.
New Profit Board Members Jeffrey Walker (MDG Health Alliance-CHW) and Steve Barnes (Bain Capital)
Tim Harford, U.K.'s Undercover Economist and author of Adapt,
giving the keynote address on evolution and adaption as means of solving complex, dynamic problems.
Elisabeth Mason, Co-Founder & CEO, Single Stop
presenting on the organization's new online marketplace that connects families with services and resources to reduce poverty.
Eric Dawson, Co-Founder & President, Peace First
presenting on the power of mobilizing young people for social impact.
Jim Shelton, former Deputy Secretary of Education, and Alex Bernadotte, Founder and CEO, Beyond 12,
lead a discussion on race and the social innovation field.
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, Founder & CEO, Center for Youth Wellness,
presenting on efforts to transform pediatric healthcare to get better outcomes for children who have experienced extreme adversity.