2019 NEXUS USA Summit

March 6-8 | U.S. Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C.

Calling the next generation of innovative philanthropists, impact investors and leading social innovators committed to creating a better world: The NEXUS USA Summit inspires learning and collaboration between a uniquely powerful network of peers by connecting the financial, intellectual, creative and social capital of our generation in an action-oriented, solutions-focused and safe space.

2019 NEXUS USA Summit

March 6-8 | U.S. Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C.

Calling the next generation of innovative philanthropists, impact investors and leading social innovators committed to creating a better world: The NEXUS USA Summit inspires learning and collaboration between a uniquely powerful network of peers by connecting the financial, intellectual, creative and social capital of our generation in an action-oriented, solutions-focused and safe space.

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Confirmed Speakers

(More to be added as we approach the Summit!)

Peter Yarrow, Musician, Activist “Peter, Paul, and Mary”
Parkland Students Activists and Singers
Feng Zhang, Co-Inventor of CRISPR
Ari Afsar, Singer, Actress, Activist
Mike Brady, President & CEO, Greyston Bakery
Ibrahim Al-Husseini, Founder, FullCycle Energy
Jessica Ladd, Founder & CEO, Callisto
Tara Abrahams, Managing Director, VOW
Katharine Wilkinson, Writer, Environmentalist
Andrew Zolli, Director of Impact Initiatives, Planet Labs
Jim Sorenson. World-Renowned Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Impact Investor & Business Leader
Steve Glickman, the Architect of the Opportunity Zone Legislation
John Kluge, Founder of Refugee Investment Network
James Sternlicht, Leader of Oceanic preserving oceans and fighting against single use plastics
Lorena Garcia Duran, Director, Ashoka
Dan Nisbet, Feeding America
Kyle & Brent Pease, (Disability Rights Activists & Ironman Competitors)
Chris Buckley, Army Veteran & Anti-Hate Advocate
Dr. Heval Kelli, Kurdish Syrian Refugee & Cardiologist
Priti Krishtel, Co-Founder & Co-Executive Director, I-MAK
Jacqueline Boltik, Co-Founder & CEO, Yellow Brim
Jesse Stern, Founder, KoreVoices
Erin Bernhardt, Filmmaker, “CLARKSTON”
Delaney Colaio, Lost Father on 9/11 & chosen to deliver the victim’s statement at the sentencing trial in Guantanamo Bay of the terrorists
Nalia Amin, former child bride from NYC working to fight the issue in the US

Confirmed Speakers

(More to be added as we approach the Summit!)

Peter Yarrow, Musician, Activist “Peter, Paul, and Mary”
Parkland Students Activists and Singers
Feng Zhang, Co-Inventor of CRISPR
Ari Afsar, Singer, Actress, Activist
Mike Brady, President & CEO, Greyston Bakery
Ibrahim Al-Husseini, Founder, FullCycle Energy
Jessica Ladd, Founder & CEO, Callisto
Tara Abrahams, Managing Director, VOW
Katharine Wilkinson, Writer, Environmentalist
Andrew Zolli, Director of Impact Initiatives, Planet Labs
Jim Sorenson. World-Renowned Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Impact Investor & Business Leader
Steve Glickman, the Architect of the Opportunity Zone Legislation
John Kluge, Founder of Refugee Investment Network
James Sternlicht, Leader of Oceanic preserving oceans and fighting against single use plastics
Lorena Garcia Duran, Director, Ashoka
Dan Nisbet, Feeding America
Kyle & Brent Pease, (Disability Rights Activists & Ironman Competitors)
Chris Buckley, Army Veteran & Anti-Hate Advocate
Dr. Heval Kelli, Kurdish Syrian Refugee & Cardiologist
Priti Krishtel, Co-Founder & Co-Executive Director, I-MAK
Jacqueline Boltik, Co-Founder & CEO, Yellow Brim
Jesse Stern, Founder, KoreVoices
Erin Bernhardt, Filmmaker, “CLARKSTON”
Delaney Colaio, Lost Father on 9/11 & chosen to deliver the victim’s statement at the sentencing trial in Guantanamo Bay of the terrorists
Nalia Amin, former child bride from NYC working to fight the issue in the US

Summit Schedule
Wednesday March 6th, 2019
  • 2-5pm: Optional “Braintrust” Sessions
  • 5-6:30pm: New to NEXUS Reception
  • 5:30p-7pm: Welcome Reception
  • 7-8:30pm: Opening Plenary Program
Thursday March 7th – NEXUS SUMMIT
  • 9am-6:30pm: Official Summit Programming
  • 7:30-10:30pm: Optional Affinity Dinner & Concert
Friday March 8th – NEXUS SUMMIT
  • 9am-6pm: Official Summit Programming
Saturday March 9th & Sunday March 10th:  Working Group & Lab Led Side Events
  • NEXUS Working Group & Lab Led Programming (Brunches, Trainings, Site Visits, Receptions etc)
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