2019 NEXUS USA Summit March 6-8th

Washington, D.C.

 

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 6-8th | 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.

Applications are closed

Confirmed Speakers

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

Jim Sorenson. World-Renowned Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Impact Investor & Business Leader
Feng Zhang, Co-Inventor of CRISPR
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
Mark Donohue, Founder & CEO, LifeGuides
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
Naila 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!)

Jim Sorenson. World-Renowned Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Impact Investor & Business Leader
Feng Zhang, Co-Inventor of CRISPR
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
Mark Donohue, Founder & CEO, LifeGuides
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
Naila Amin, former child bride from NYC working to fight the issue in the US

Summit Schedule
Wednesday March 6th, 2019
  • 4:45pm: New to NEXUS & “Ready for Impact” Registration & Programming (RSVP Required)
  • 5:15pm: REGISTRATION & WELCOME RECEPTION
  • 6:45pm – Doors Open to Auditorium
  • 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)
Hotel Details
1. Special Rate Hotels 
Arc The. Hotel (3 stars)
  • Limited Time Offer of 15% off Best Available Rate valid through March 9, 2019.
 
2. Recommended Hotels
Fairmont Hotel (4 stars)
Four Seasons (5 stars)

Featured 2018 USA Summit Speakers

Justin Baldoni

‘Jane the Virgin’ star Justin Baldoni shared the NEXUS stage with Abby Pucker to talk aboutthe limitations and restrictions of adhering to traditional gender roles.

Senator Cory Booker

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and Carlos Lejnieks of Big Brothers Big Sisters talk about mentoring and random acts of kindness at NEXUS USA Summit 2018.

Jose Andres

Jose Andres is a Spanish-American chef often credited for bringing the small plates dining concept to America. Watch as he discusses the extraordinary events that took place during the recent hurricane in Puerto Rico and how important food is to a community experiencing trauma.

Laura and John Arnold

Laura and John Arnold are the youngest signers of The Giving Pledge. The Laura and John Arnold Foundation examines areas of society in which inefficiency, concentrated power,  lack of transparency and other barriers to human achievement exist.

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