Hope Global Forums Outline Vision For Future Economy

(SL) – Great attendance at the Hope Global Forums 2016 in downtown Atlanta, as leaders from around the world came together once again with one goal in mind.  This year’s them is ‘Reimagining The Global Economy: The Future of Inclusion and the hope is to outline a vision that includes all people, where leading voices from government, community and the private sector view the poor, underserved and teetering middle class as untapped assets for economic growth, entrepreneurship and job creation.

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Lisa M. Borders from  The Coca Cola Company introduces Chelsea Clinton

Operation HOPE has been able to teach ‘the language of money’ to disengaged citizens. They’ve served more than 2.5 million individuals and directed more than 1.8 billion in economic activity into underserved communities since 1992.

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One of many panels including Lord Michael Hastings from the UK (not pictured) Richard Reeves (2nd to right) and Ganhuyang Chuluun Hutagt (2nd to left)

This year John Hope Bryant enlisted a slew of global and business leaders to get the message across as Operation HOPE currently serves more than 330 U.S. cities, as well as South Africa, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Morocco.

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A special conversation with Chelsea Clinton and John Hope Bryant

Some of this year’s highlights include a special conversation with Chelsea Clinton and John Hope Bryant, Citizen Athletes in Action with Dikembe Mutombo, a panel featuring Lord Michael Hastings from the UK, Philippe Bourguignon, Ambassador Andrew Young, Mayor Kasim Reed and Ganhuyag Chuluun Hutagt to name a few.

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Philippe Bourguignon, founding investor of Yahoo, Uber and Zip Car

Session tracks include Global, community, government, technology, women and girls, youth and entrepreneurship. This three day event is designed to inspire, provoke and engage!

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