About the Conference
Learn something surprising from a wide selection of skills-focused workshops, provocative panels, and stimulating symposiums and presentations.
Interact with conference participants who share your focus, profession, and passion. Expand your global network and find new colleagues.
Revitalize, gain a fresh perspective, spark new insights, and return recharged and energized with innovative ideas and approaches.
Meet business executives, authors and researchers, seasoned educators, and development professionals whose work inspires you.
Caroline Kisia !
Leadership that inspires can move individuals, communities, organizations, and nations to build solutions from crises to peace. Caroline Kisia, Executive Director of Action Africa Help International, will offer leadership insights and lessons drawn from her career and current work with refugee populations in six fragile conflict and post-conflict countries in Africa. An avid hiker, Caroline will draw upon her experiences climbing Mount Kenya, Kilimanjaro, and the Imja Tse in the Himalayas and will share the self-nurturing and reflective practices she uses to maintain harmony in her life.
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