Social Good Summit

Social Good Summit

#2030NOW: New Goals. New Power. New Technology.

The Social Good Summit explores how technology is being used for social good around the world. Our theme, #2030NOW, asks the question, "what type of world do I want to live in by the year 2030?" During the summit, global citizens around the world unite to unlock the potential of technology to make the world a better place.

A unique mix of speakers will share their visions for the future, including:

  • Adrian Grenier, Actor, Entrepreneur & Dell Social Good Advocate
  • Savannah Gurthri, Co-Anchor of “Today” & Chief Legal Correspondent, NBC News
  • Kweku Mandela, Co-Founder, Africa Rising Foundation
  • Sienna Miller, Actress and Activist, Internatioanl Medical Corps Global Ambassador
  • David Milliband, President & CEO, International Rescue Committee
  • Amina Mohammed, Special Advisor, UN Secretary Generatl
  • David Rose, Product Designer, Entrepreneur & MIT Media Lab Researcher
  • Charlize Theron, UN Messenger of Peace
  • Jimmy Wales, Founder & Chairman, Wikimedia Foundation
  • Among many others!

New speakers will be announced every week between now and September 27. Visit the Social Good Summit website to get the latest list of confirmed speakers and join the conversation online by following #2030NOW.

Be a part of the world’s largest conversation on how technology can foster creative connections and new ideas to improve life for all of us. Join us for the 2014 Social Good Summit, brought to you by Mashable, 92nd Street Y, the United Nations Foundation, the United Nations Development Programme and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Last year, people in over 300 cities in 150 countries joined the Summit conversation happening in New York City by organizing in-person or online meetings in their own communities, and connecting via video and social media. Once again, this year’s Summit will be a GLOBAL CONVERSATION and we want you to take part!

  • Attend the New York event
  • Participate via Livestream and join the conversation on social media using the hashtag #2030NOW. For more information visit
  • Organize or attend a Social Good Summit Meetup in your own hometown or anywhere around the world.

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Learn more about global social good! Visit the +SocialGood website at


How do YOU think technology can grow communities and improve life for all of us? Leave your comments below.


Join Us Sun-Mon, Sep 27-28, 2015

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