Conference for Global Transformation

2021 Keynote Speakers

Olga Loffredi
Organizations: Exponential Access to Global Transformation

Discover the power of organizations in creating a new era; recommit to fulfill on your promises to the world as it is, and gain access to exponential impact.

Reference: Minority Rules: Scientists discover tipping point for the spread of ideas

Friday, May 21, 2021 – San Francisco – 1:30 PM-3:00 PM & Rebroadcast – 5:15 PM-6:45 PM

Olga Loffredi Ph.D. is the CEO of Vanto Group, a boutique global consulting firm, which was recently recognized by Forbes magazine as one of “Forbes America’s Best” Management Consulting Firms. Dr. Loffredi has spent the last 25 years developing high-performance teams to consistently deliver breakthrough results beyond what was considered achievable. She has unique expertise in building new relationships between diverse, even adversarial, groups in complex situations, including between investors, executives, unions, suppliers and the community. She is a founding member of the Barbados Group, a cutting-edge think tank dedicated to the study and application of human performance. She holds a Ph.D. in education and communication from the University of Minnesota.

Peter Mousley

International Development and One Person’s Experience of the Accomplishments of an Industry

A conversation about international development and “being at play in the world.” Discovering what touches, moves and inspires you in a world of contradictions.

Saturday, May 22, 2021 – San Francisco – 8:30 AM-10:00 AM & Rebroadcast – 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

Peter Mousley has been on the front line of international development, negotiating international agreements and managing programs with governments and stakeholders across the globe, including in Africa, the Middle East and the Balkans. Through a career with the government of Canada and now working for the World Bank, he is currently focused on the South Asia region, living in Nepal. Mousley has post-graduate degrees in economics and philosophy from London School of Economics. His publications focus on private and financial sector development and job creation.

Pam Prosser & Saurel Quettan

Haiti, a Developed Nation: It’s Not About the Water

What began as a conversation about water evolved into the transformation of communities. We will talk about failures and successes; what it takes to create sustainability and transform an island country into a developed nation.

Sunday, May 23, 2021 – San Francisco – 8:30 AM-10:00 AM & Rebroadcast – 7:15 PM – 8:45 PM

Pam Prosser is a founding board member of Haiti Outreach, an organization committed to Haiti being a developed nation. She first traveled to Haiti in 1990. After the devastation of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, she watched as billions of dollars were donated to organizations working in Haiti. There was very little impact on the lives and poverty for the people in Haiti. Her transformational moment came in realizing no amount of money will make Haiti a developed nation. Prosser also works part time as a homeopathic practitioner in St Paul, Minnesota.
Saurel Quettan is an advisor to CEOs and key executives as the founder of exeQfit, Inc. He also co-founded QM3, a utility services firm that employs a diverse workforce of more than 50 employees and currently serves clients in the states of Georgia, Virginia and Tennessee. Quettan led Landmark seminars for 10 years and he has translated The Landmark Forum and the Vanto Leadership Course in Haiti. Today, he continues to facilitate the development and delivery of transformational leadership programs in Haiti.

 

Closing Addresses

Princess Sarah Culberson

A Path to Purpose

How my journey venturing into a wonderful world, and embracing the unknown, led me to discover what I’m meant to do in my lifetime.

Sunday, May 23, 2021 – San Francisco – 1:30 PM-3:00 PM & Rebroadcast – 9:00 PM-10:30 PM

Princess Sarah Culberson is an American dancer, actress, public speaker, educator, philanthropist and author. She is active in the Los Angeles acting community and is director of outreach at the Oakwood School in Los Angeles. Born in West Virginia and raised as an adopted daughter, Culberson discovered that she was born a princess when she reconnected with her biological family in Sierra Leone in 2006. She is a founding board member of Sierra Leone Rising, which fosters quality education, supports female empowerment, and ensures public health and safety. She advocates for the arts, education, diversity and inclusion, and the importance of finding one’s roots. Her promise for the world is that all people have access to clean water.

Doug Young

Fueling Up the Next Generation of Leaders. It IS Rocket Science!

The broad commitment, challenges and accomplishments that launched – and landed – Doug Young’s career as a leader in high-technology aerospace programs, and what lies ahead.

Sunday, May 23, 2021 – San Francisco – 1:30 PM-3:00 PM & Rebroadcast – 9:00 PM-10:30 PM

Doug Young is a vice president for a major aerospace firm that is an industry leader in advanced technology and systems integration. Throughout his career he has led increasingly complex and technologically rich aircraft and spacecraft programs. In his current role he is a senior program manager for a very large-scale aircraft program that involves multiple partners and suppliers across a base of several thousand employees. Young is also active with multiple top-tier universities in helping the next generation of technical leaders get the leadership education they will need to overcome the challenges ahead in our everchanging world.

Candace Shivers & Lily Starr

Ninety Years of Transformation; The Best is Yet to Come

Our accomplishments have brought us to this moment in life. What if our greatest accomplishments are yet to be fulfilled from voices yet to be heard?

Sunday, May 23, 2021 – San Francisco – 1:30 PM-3:00 PM & Rebroadcast – 9:00 PM-10:30 PM

Candace Shivers is a co-founder of the Love of Aging movement. She spent 36 years as registration manager for Landmark and trained more than 10,000 people to be Landmark leaders. She also led the Self-Expression & Leadership Program, seminars and Landmark Forum introductions to more than 20,000 people. She served on the design teams for the Self-Expression & Leadership Program, Introduction Leaders Program, and the Introduction to The Landmark Forum. For nine years, Shivers has been a program developer and manager for WISE & Healthy Aging, a nationally recognized nonprofit where she develops programs for promoting healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles and volunteer engagement.
Lily Starr has been a Landmark leader since 1974. Her accomplishments include leading graduate seminars, opening centers in Washington D.C. in 1975 and Chicago in 1977, registering the first quarter of a million people into The Hunger Project in 1979, making Landmark work available in Sydney in 1981, becoming a commando and turning centers around, directing the Europe Division from 1987 to 1997 with centers in London, Paris, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Munich, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Zurich, leading the Wisdom Course for 26 years in Europe, New York, Washington D.C., San Diego and Los Angeles and training new Wisdom course leaders.

State of the World

Empowering the Intersections

How does your area of commitment impact other areas? What if everything is connected?
What if opportunities for creation and transformation lie in the intersections?

Sunday, May 23, 2021 – San Francisco – 1:30 PM-3:00 PM & Rebroadcast – 9:00 PM-10:30 PM

2021 State of the World Scorecard

 

Angela Amado Ph.D. has led transformational programs for more than 30 years and has been a Wisdom Course Area program leader since 1994. She leads the Partnership Explorations course and heads training and recruitment for the Wisdom Course Area. She has worked in the field of disability for more than 30 years in various capacities, including national research, international consulting and government policy. She has authored key books on inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities into the community and conducted training across the United States, Canada, several European countries and Australia.
Khush Cooper Ph.D. is committed to a world where governments, organizations and communities fully support excellence and diversity for children and families. Following a successful career as a social worker and nonprofit executive, her entrepreneurial and thriving consulting practice has been committed to changing the human services landscape by providing innovations that cause organizations and communities to thrive. As adjunct faculty member at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Dr. Cooper teaches macro practice, child welfare policy, and leadership, including the Being A Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership course. She has been engaged in transformational work for 17 years and lives in Los Angeles.