Together for Change

09-15 July 2020

 

The Creative Leadership conference explored what leadership is and how we can all embody it. A six-day programme with webinars, quiet times, dialogue groups and times for social interaction enabled participants to learn from inspiring young leaders, to connect with each other and to reflect on the change they want to bring in the world.

The conference offered two similar programmes in parallel, to accommodate time zones, with common sessions. Each day offered participants an opportunity to learn in webinars, to reflect on their leadership skills in quiet times, to share authentically with fellow participants in dialogue groups, to hear stories in the Human Library and to connect more informally with each other and with speakers during ‘tea times’.

 

 

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Human Library

The Human Library was a chance to listen to various people sharing stories from their lives, often revolving around leadership. This was a powerful and moving experience and enabled the participants to gain a greater understanding of how to surpass obstacles and to find a sense of solidarity that leaves us less alone in our own endeavours.

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Thank you!

We are extremely grateful to all the donors who have helped us make this event possible and to the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme network for their engagement and support.

If you would like to support our conference and the CPLP network please donate here.

 

What's next?

Participants will stay connected as they start to practise what they have learnt during the conference. One participant has already realized a long-time dream: creating her own Youtube channel.

 

 

Peoples' thoughts on creative leadership

"Self-expression, innovation" - Tanaka

"Being creative is brave, willingness to go into things or make choice when we don’t know the outcome. It is the wisdom to know how to adapt to different people, projects, and environments. 'Who we are is how we lead'". - Rachel

"Ability to think differently. How do you think creatively in a situation where there is pressure and people are dependent upon you. How do you have creative thoughts and ideas and put it into action? Discernment, what does that look like?" - Phoebe

"First identify what you want to achieve, how and for what purpose? How do I impart what I’ve learned at Caux to the world? How to use skills." - Redempta

"Involves visionary leadership and it gives direction and steps on how to get there. Peoples ideas matter in creative leadership and consensus are built from various voices/opinions . Creative leadership embraces listening ear to various opinions and ideas so as to make an informed and inclusive decision." - Romano

"In my opinion creative leadership is knowing what task is for who. Helping members reach their full potential in the right areas and not waste their time and effort in a place where they don't belong. Creative Leadership is also being able to solve problems in a fast and efficient way. In other words, working smarter not harder." - Sawsan

     

     

     

    speakers

    Harmen van Dijk
    Co-presenting with Rodrigo Martínez Romero
    The Netherlands
    Harmen van Dijk is a former Dutch diplomat who worked for 13 consecutive years in The Hague, La Paz (Bolivia) and Berlin before leaving to pursue a new dream and training as a human potential coach at the MMS Institute in Amsterdam. Passionate about spiritual politics and certified by the International Coaching Federation, he now works as a coach, trainer and facilitator.
    Pepe García
    Co-presenting with Rodrigo Martínez Romero
    Mexico
    Pepe García is a senior Programme Officer with the Open Government Partnership, working to promote transparency and openness in Mexico. He has been involved in the planning and implementation of reforms, policies and projects on transparency, access to information, open data and civic technology, accountability, anti-corruption and public participation.
    Jin In
    USA / South Korea
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      Movement builder, changemaker, storycatcher – Jin In’s mission is to ignite the next generation of empowered women changemakers. Called to serve girls in the wake of 9/11, Jin has worked with both Democratic and Republican administrations, UN agencies, grassroots and global organizations, uplifting over 10 million girls worldwide. Now as the founder of For Girls GLocal Leadership (4GGL), she collects empowerment data and shares stories of girls who are a force for change, amplifying the Girl Power Movement.  
    Sonita Mbah
    Cameroon
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      Sonita Mbah is undertaking an MSc in Integrative EcoSocial Design with Gaia University. She is certified in Permaculture, Ecovillage design and Social Enterprise and has led several agro-forestry and youth projects in Cameroon. As a facilitator, trainer and consultant, she has dedicated more than seven years to building the Better World Cameroon non-profit, building the Bafut Ecovillage and working with young people on social entrepreneurship. She has worked in sustainability in more than 21 countries, represented the voices of African youth and communities at the UN climate negotiations and developed demonstration projects. Her work has not only transformed people's relationship with their land but also challenged cultural gender norms in Africa. She is the Executive Secretary of GEN (Global Ecovillage Network) Africa and in 2017 received the Gender Just Climate Solutions Award from Women and Gender Constituency.
    Rodrigo Martinez Romero
    Mexico
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      Rodrigo Martínez Romero has been serving the IofC mission for the last 10 years. His current Master’s thesis at the VU Amsterdam examines how crosscultural dynamics influence the understanding and application of spiritual politics as a practice of servant leadership and dilemma reconciliation. He initially trained to become a diplomat and follow in the family tradition of working in the civil service. Exploring the intersection between spirituality and politics with holders of ancient wisdom traditions from India, Colombian pre-Hispanic shamans and Catholic Jesuits led him to reframe his leadership as diplomacy of the spirit. This has led him to study ontological coaching, promote social justice, aspire to grow as a social entrepreneur and engage in holistic advocacy in research and education by recognizing the need to recover the soul as a valid domain of learning.
    Maria Paula Garcia Romero
    Colombia
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      Maria Paula Garcia Romero has a Masters in Commercial Direction and Marketing. She is the founder and Director of the Suuralairua Library programme, an educational social entrepreneurship, which was born in the search for rights and respect for the Wayuu indigenous community in Colombia. The programme aims to transform and lift communities while respecting indigenous roots. She is passionate about the power of co-creation to develop programmes that allow the integral growth of a community and develop bridges of opportunity through education.
    Tony Sakr
    USA
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      Tony Sakr is a Senior Transportation Engineer based in San Jose, California. He has been working in the mobility field since 2017. He has a Master’s in Management from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. His voluntary work has included the creation of a crowd-sourced campaign to support young people affected by the ongoing Syrian crisis. He believes that it is through crisis that innovative leaders emerge.
    Lázaro Valiente
    Mexico
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    Lázaro Valiente is a muldisciplinary artist, musician, meditation guide, and mindfulness and creativity coach. Currently, he is the mental health coach of the Los Capitanes professional basketball team from Mexico City. He is a leadership consultant on Mexican and international projects, a researcher and a facilitator of Circulo HE, which offers a space for critical reflection about the concept of masculinity. As an artist he has performed and shown his art in Vive Latino, Lollapalooza, Mexico City Museum, Carrillo Gil Museum, El Museo del Barrio in New York, Wilfredo Lam Museum in Cuba, Cartier Foundation in Paris, amongst others. As a musician, he has played and collaborated with a wide range of artists, including Calle 13, Natalia Lafourcade, Devendra Bahart, Cold War Kids, Adan and Alejandro Jodorowsky.  

    Facilitators

    Antoine Chelala
    Lebanon
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      My name is Antoine Chelala and I am a recent graduate from the American University of Beirut with a background in business and social psychology. I always considered myself as a dreamer for believing in a better world. When I attended the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme in 2017, I discovered that I am not the only one. Getting involved with Initiatives of Change Lebanon and returning to the CPLP in 2019 confirmed my belief in the importance of personal change in the wider scheme of local and global change. This is one of the reasons why I am very excited about the Creative Leadership conference, which will bring Caux, a place of inspiration and connection, to our homes.
    Zeinab Dilati
    Lebanon / Ivory Coast
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      Zeinab Dilati, aka Zee, is a feminist activist, a maths teacher and a mentor. She has been part of the CPLP faculty team for the past two years. She considers Caux as one of the best places in the world to provide a safe space for people from different backgrounds to share, listen and eventually understand and learn more about each other. She believes that the key to becoming a great leader is empathy and taking the initiative whether on a personal level or in the world around us.
    Sebastian Hasse
    Germany
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      Sebastian Hasse’s career path has been serpentine. He started out studying Computer Science in his hometown, Lübeck. Realizing that this diploma did not make him happy he followed an acting career, changed to filmmaking and finally returned to IT as a consultant in the family business. He is first chairperson of a small volunteer-based NGO in Berlin which focuses on non-formal education for young adults in Central- and Eastern Europe. Through several international encounters over the years, he found his way to IofC and Caux. This inspired him to train in mediation and to be part of the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme in 2019. Sebastian loves stories and believes that paradoxes and contradictory perspectives are an essential part of human life.
    John Paul Kulumba
    Uganda
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      My name is John Paul Kulumba and I am currently studying Industrial Engineering at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. I am passionate about positively challenging the status quo within oneself and society. I view leadership as constantly stepping forward to seek growth within yourself and sharing it with those around you. I attended the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme in 2018. This amazing experience enabled me to start building a global network and to grow and learn from and with amazing people from around the world. Three words to summarize the feelings I experienced: love, hope and joy.
    Ahmed Mosaab
    Egypt
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      My name is Ahmed Mosaab and I'm a data analyst, amateur photographer, woodworker and CPLP alumnus. During the time I spent at Caux I had the opportunity to share my story and listen to the stories of people from all corners of the world. Through this dialogue I realized that even though we come from different backgrounds, we share the same problems and the same hopes for our communities. There is so much to learn from each other and that is why I want to be part of this conference. I believe in the power of people coming together, united by the desire to change the world for the better.
    Siya Myeza
    South Africa
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      My name is Siya Myeza and I work with marginalized communities in Cape Town on social and environmental justice issues and specifically on access to clean, equitable and affordable water. My work with the Environmental Monitoring Group focuses on creating space for ordinary citizens to engage with and influence decision makers. I knew about Caux before I got there. It was explained as a peaceful and majestic place. The feelings I felt when I was in Caux were a huge sense of peace, tranquility and freedom. To me leadership is the way a person lives his/her life. Being peaceful, caring, supportive and creative is leadership at the personal level. Everything starts there.
    Alvin Odins
    Nigeria
      Alvin Odins is currently working as a programme officer with a humanitarian organization. His focus is on the implementation of stabilization policy within the context of peace and security. Outside work he is engaged with information technology, reading, cooking, mentoring young people and enjoying personal quiet time.
    Maruee Pahuja
    India
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      Maruee Pahuja is an Expressive Arts facilitator and is pursuing her Master’s in Expressive Arts Therapy from the European Graduate School. She is also a specialty contact lens consultant and ocularist. She is the creative training co-lead for People Beyond Borders. Her passion, curiosity and research lie in the direction of building a wholesome healthcare system that incorporates intermodal art practices in the medical field. Maruee finds her grounding through her love for gardening and believes that nature and art are her soul food. She was part of CPLP 2019 and is excited to connect with her global family (virtually) this year.
    Lisette Palella
    USA
      Lisette Palella is from the United States, but considers herself a global citizen. She came to Caux for the first time in 2015, as a part of the interns programme. She was part of CPLP in 2017 and joined the Caux Hospitality team for 2018 and 2019. She works for a financial company in New York, and is always trying to bring the values of Caux into the world around her.
    Amy Randles
    United Kingdom
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      My name is Amy Randles, I’m 20 and I’m an international development student from near Liverpool, England. This will be my third, although quite unusual, year doing something with Caux. I’ve been both a Young Ambassador (YAP), and a YAP facilitator. My favourite part of Caux is meeting new people and hearing their stories in group discussions and Human Library events. I’m interested in working in the charity sector, so I’m looking forward to learning leadership skills from participants. I really hope that you all enjoy this year’s conference!
    Sawsan Raslan
    Syria
      My name is Sawsan Raslan and I am a young Syrian activist, enthusiast and explorer. I joined the Caux family during 2016 and found myself wanting to be involved in everything IofC has to offer. I have a certificate in facilitating dialogue groups from Erasmus. I am really excited about the Creative Leadership conference and hope you are too!
    Veronika Verner
    Russia
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      Veronika Verner is a communication specialist with five years of professional experience in international communication and advocacy, currently working for the Council of Europe. She previously worked with the United Nations in Senegal. Veronika has also worked for non-profit organizations in the area of social policy and did an internship with UNDP, assisting in research on SDG 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions). She volunteered in a social cohesion project in Paris, which aimed to reduce tensions among citizens from different cultural backgrounds. She participated in the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme 2018. She has been selected as a UNAOC Fellow 2020.
    Marla Zgheib
    Lebanon
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      Marla Zgheib is currently serving as a National Junior Professional at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. She is working collaboratively to enhance the Tribunal’s contributions to peace and justice in local communities. She graduated with a degree in Political Studies with a focus on international law. She has been directly involved in various victim protection projects in local NGOs in Lebanon. After participating in several international programmes, Marla took part in the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme in 2019. This experience increased her political consciousness, leadership potential and heart for service and motivated her to join Initiatives of Change IofC Lebanon and to seek humanitarian career paths. She is also involved in Theatre of the Oppressed workshops as she believes theatre can be used to challenge the oppression that people face in everyday life.
    Sarah Snoussi
    Tunisia
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    My name is Sarah Soussi and I'm an MS candidate in International Studies and Public Policy at North Carolina State University and a visiting student at Duke University under the Fulbright Programme. I have served as a community developer at Open Startup Tunisia and was the lead in the organization's first fundraising round. I have also worked as a Venture Capital trainee at Africinvest, which specializes in investments in Africa. I first came to Caux in 2016 as a trainee, and later became a member of the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme team.
    Besfort Syla
    Kosovo
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    Besfort Syla is a 21-year-old graphic design/photography student from Kosovo. He is currently working as a graphic designer in his hometown, using his platform to highlight and tackle social issues. His journey with Caux and IofC started in 2018 when he participated in the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme. He is comfortable with showing his emotional side and he loves hearing others’ stories. In his opinion, sharing stories and listening enable us to come together as one and be the change the world needs. Besfort believes that we all live life with the same goal – to live in peace and find love within ourselves – and that’s what Caux is all about to him.
    Rachel Howden
    USA
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    Aloha! My name is Rachel Howden and I grew up in Utah, but have been living for the past five years on Oahu, Hawaii, where I have just completed my BA in Intercultural Peacebuilding and Anthropology. I am honoured to participate in the Creative Leadership Conference and excited to collaborate with others to listen and learn under the IofC values. Even though we cannot be at Caux in person I am grateful to have this online opportunity to self-reflect, discuss and be inspired to use our power for good. I know that we can improve our families, communities, and environments when we apply our unique perspectives and skills.
    Dana Salama
    Palestine / Syria
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    My name is Dana Salama and I have a degree in Environmental Science with a focus on renewable energy and climate change. I am part of the HR team in an online initiative for teaching English. I am passionate about helping people overcome their problems – it fills my soul with happiness to draw a smile on their faces. I started being part of the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme team/family in 2019. It was a milestone in my life, where I had the opportunity to meet people from all over the world. I have joined the Creative Living conference to help people live the experience of Caux virtually.
    Sala McCarthy-Stonex
    USA / New Zealand
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    Recent graduate Sala McCarthy-Stonex, 22, was born in Auckland, New Zealand. After her dad died in a car accident, Sala’s mum relocated the family to a Navajo reservation in Arizona, US, where they lived for about three years before moving to Laie, Hawaii. When she was 16, Sala started her undergraduate degree at Brigham Young University–Hawaii. She graduated in 2016 with a BS in Political Science, a minor in Japanese and certificates in Intercultural Peacebuilding and Mediation and Legal Studies. She went on to Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and has just graduated from there with a Master of Public Administration and a Juris Doctor degree. She is currently exploring career opportunities in both the US and New Zealand. She plans to run for POTUS (President of the United States of America) in 2032, when she’s old enough.
    Andrea Morán
    Ecuador
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    Hi! My name is Andrea Morán and I am an Ecuadorian economist with a Research Master’s in International Relations. Working for almost seven years in different Government ministries allowed me to realize that academic cooperation is my passion. I currently work as the Coordinator of International Cooperation of the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador. My relationship with Caux started in 2016 when I participated in the Caux Trainee Programme. That experience changed my way of seeing personal and professional life. I learnt that being a leader is not as simple as giving people orders. Instead being a good leader means being a better version of yourself, a person who can teach others new skills and show them a different perspective. Caux gave me the tools and knowledge to see the big picture and to identify what is important for my well-being and happiness, always making a difference in other people's lives. 
    Diana Carolina Morales
    Mexico
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    I'm Diana Carolina Morales and I am almost a physician. Since I participated in the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme back in 2016, I have become passionate abot making a change. For this reason, I am following the path towards social entrepreneurship related to health. I am an ambassador of  the Thought for Food (TFF) movement and I'm a counselor at a camp related to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. I'm also passionate about traveling, books and cats. 
    Angelika Kobl
    Germany
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    Angelika Kobl grew up in Germany and has lived, worked and studied in several countries. In recent years, she has become intrigued by the dynamic, regenerative, catalyzing and healing potential of communities. She has lived in and visited different communities and has worked for the Global Ecovillage Network. Angelika is a facilitator, educator, poet, writer, dreamer, musician, free spirit, mystic and nomadic soul, passionate about learning, systems thinking, environmental and social justice, working with groups (dynamics), Processwork, conflict transformation, heart-focused courageous co-creative leadership, deep listening and sharing, asking meaningful questions, meditation, philosophy, listening to and learning from the land and the ocean. She holds a BSc in Ecology and Conservation and an MA in Global Studies and currently resides in Austria.  
    Kasia Stepien
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    Kasia Stepien is a facilitator, non-formal education trainer and programme designer. She has been running projects on social change, holistic learning and personal transformation since 2012. She is passionate about creating heart-based spaces for people to be, share, learn and connect and has facilitated learning and group processes with young people, community leaders, NGO staff, volunteers and educators from all around Europe. In her work she weaves together regenerative practices of embodied learning, mindfulness, nature connection and community-building, inspiring reconnection with self, others and the Earth. She is an environmentalist at heart (and in action) and  in her free time she plays drums, bakes bread and grows tomatoes.
    Redempta Wanjiku Muibu
    Kenya
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    Redempta Muibu spearheads the Free the Girl Initiative Project in Nakuru, Kenya, and is passionate about making a difference in the academic lives of underprivileged girls. The project specifically supports girls, who would otherwise stay out of school due to menstrual-related challenges, by providing them with free sanitary pads. Redempta is also a member of the Nakuru branch of the East Africa Women’s League (EAWL) – a charitable organization that supports underprivileged women and children. She is currently representing the branch at the organization’s national forums. Aside from her charitable work, Redempta has several years of professional experience in project management. For over four years, she was project coordinator and office manager for a Rapid Assessment on Avoidable Blindness (RAAB) survey on cataract impact. She holds a certificate in secretarial studies from Kianda College, Nairobi, and worked as Secretary/Administrator at Kenya Golf Union.  She is a deaconess in her church.   
     Georgina Flores Fernández
    Mexico
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    Georgina Flores Fernández is an industrial designer and human rights activist born in Mexico. She focuses her work on sustainability and fair trade as well as preservation of cultural heritage through Change is Wild, the movement she co-founded. She specializes in conflict resolution strategies covering both design and human rights issues. She has spoken and taken part in international forums in New York and the UAE.  She has been a TED Talk Translator since 2013 and is also a TED Mentor, in an effort to make ideas and knowledge accessible to everyone.
    Anastasiia Yakush
    Ukraine
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    Anatasiia Yakush is a project manager at X23, with specific expertise in economics and business administration. She is involved in EU-co-funded programmes related to the social inclusion of migrants and refugees, with longterm and high impact scopes. She manages the EUStartGees programme and had an active role in the creation of the ME4Change Coalition (Migrant Empowerment for Change), working in close cooperation with Marika Mazzi Boém, Co-founder and Innovation Strategy Director at X23. She was recently certified as a facilitator at the Soliya Programme (Erasmus+ Programme).
    Anne Sofie
    Denmark
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    Anne Sofie Nielsen is studying to become a Free School teacher, specializing in Theatre, English Language and Arts. She wants to rethink what school can be and create holistic, intercultural learning environments that can empower, with a focus on connecting with nature, changemaking and joyful creativity. She is passionate about the transformative power of the arts, regenerative community projects and learning by doing. She believes in the importance of global citizenship, poetry, laughter, kindness and singing loudly in community.
    Asmaa Sleem
    Egypt
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    My name is Amsaa Sleem and I believe that a main hope in this world lies in spreading peace, love, justice and moral integrity through education, raising awareness and the power of togetherness. I am a lifelong learner. I have had a beautiful journey with IofC as a Caux Scholar AP 2015/2016, a participant in the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme (CPLP) 2017 and a faculty member (training/logistic) of CPLP 2018. This learning journey supported my inner growth as well my professional and life skills. I studied English as a second language and teaching methodologies, and I did a post-grad in social sciences and liberal arts. I have worked/volunteered both locally and internationally in projects relating to education, development, corporate social responsibility, peacebuilding and inner development. I am a Vice-President of the Association for World Education Int (AWE).
    Shadi Malak
    Egypt
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    Shadi Malak is a lawyer who believes in the power of volunteering, self-development and leading by example to promote human dignity and create a more peaceful world for all living beings. He's worked with refugees living in Egypt for years, and currently volunteers for a programme that offers legal assistance to refugees. He holds a Master's degree in International Law and has a background working in youth empowerment and development. Shadi loves to hear other peoples' stories and believes that sharing stories can do miracles!
    Nourhan Badr
    Egypt
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    My name is Nourhan Badr and I graduated in Economics and come from the cosmopolitan city, Alexandria. I’m in a flowing journey with my inner voice, chasing and reflecting on words, stories, behind the scenes, tackling thoughts. I believe in people’s uniqueness, power and impact and in sharing their voice through journalism, content creation and Soliya’s tools of dialogue facilitation. Over the years I have shown my belief in change through volunteering. This is my first   experience of the Caux Creative Leadership conference. I am inspired by leadership and diversity, with their endless definitions, as a process to develop and grow.
    Burak Tantay
    Turkey
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    Burak Tanay is a mechanical and electronics engineer in Istanbul and is heavily invested in sustainable development. He has been the spearhead of many service projects that address local and international community issues. He took part in the Addressing Europe’s Unfinished Business conference at Caux in 2014 and in the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme in 2016 and 2018. He believes that the programme helped him to grow and to realize his potential even more effectively.
    Anuradha Abrykoon
    Sri Lanka
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    Anuradha Abeykoon is a young development sector practitioner from Sri Lanka. Before his current engagement with a project on climate resilience, he has worked in the field of interfaith, peacebuilding and conflict transformation with youth groups and religious leaders. He has taken part in the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme and the Caux Scholars Program Asia Platea. Anuradha dreams of and works for a world with social justice.
    Fatouma Tabet Salam
    Djibouti
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    My name is Faouma Tabet Salem and I am currently doing an MSc in Public Health and Health Promotion in the UK. I believe in education and in empowering the women and girls in my country through building a safe and healthy space for them to grow and succeed. ‘The only thing worth doing is what we do for others’: my goal is to help make an impact in my community, change the system and give back.
    Nour Diab
    Lebanon
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    My name is Nour Diab and I work as a Child Protection Technical Officer within a humanitarian organization serving refugees in Lebanon. We ensure that children are safe and get their rights. I’ve been involved with IofC since 2016. I took part in the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme for two summers in a row and it was a life-changing experience for me. I had the chance to learn more about leadership, connect with people and most importantly serve others. I am excited about this year’s virtual experience with Caux, especially the Creative Leadership conference.
    Kim Milanes
    Canada
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    Kim Milanes is an English language teacher currently residing in Spain, and will soon move to Germany. She has a long history working with youth of different ages, backgrounds and goals. She participated in the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme in the summer of 2016. This experience enriched her life with the tools to empower not only herself, but now many youth across the world. She believes in being a global citizen and is a strong advocate for mental health, education and community development.

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    Creative Leadership 2020 - Programme

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    programme

    Thursday, 09 July

    10:00 - 11:00 (GMT)
    MORNING PROGRAMME

    Opening Session - Creating a Space for Change

    11:30 - 12:00 (GMT)

    Meeting our Dialogue Groups

    13:00 - 13:30 (GMT)
    SHARED PROGRAMME

    Tea Time

    14:00 - 15:00 (GMT)

    Webinar No. 1 / Q & A

    With: Maria Paula Garcia Romero

    Join us for a conversation with our first keynote speaker, Maria Paula Garcia Romero. Her presentation will focus on ‘Creating a Space for Change’. She will take participants on a journey of understanding, enabling them firstly to be creative and customize an impact leadership model focused on their project; secondly to build bridges of opportunity for change and create spaces that transform community; and finally to understand the power to co-create. Maria will share a case study of how she was able to give a voice to indigenous communities in Colombia.

    16:00 - 17:00 (GMT)
    AFTERNOON PROGRAMME

    Opening Session - Creating a Space for Change

    17:30 - 18:00 (GMT)

    Meeting our Dialogue Groups

    18:30 - 19:00 (GMT)

    Tea Time

    Friday, 10 July

    10:00 - 10:30 (GMT)
    MORNING PROGRAMME

    Quiet Time

    11:00 - 12:00 (GMT)

    Human Library

    Discover our "Human Books":

    13:00 - 13:30 (GMT)
    SHARED PROGRAMME

    Tea Time

    14:00 - 15:00 (GMT)

    Webinar No. 2 / Q & A

    With: Rodrigo Martinez Romero

    Join a one-hour webinar with four life travellers who will share different aspects of spiritual politics as a creative leadership journey. This is an opportunity to reflect on our own purpose, cultural heritage, calling and coalition-building work. In the context of  current academic research, governance paradigms, coaching practice and IofC tradition, you will be invited to reflect on your own self-leadership journey.

    16:00 - 16:30 (GMT)
    AFTERNOON PROGRAMME

    Quiet Time

    17:00 - 18:00 (GMT)

    Human Library

    Discover our "Human Books":

    18:30 - 19:00 (GMT)

    Tea Time

    Saturday, 11 July

    10:00 - 12:00 (GMT)
    MORNING PROGRAMME

    Dialogue Groups: Leadership from Self

    13:00 - 13:30 (GMT)
    SHARED PROGRAMME

    Tea Time

    14:00 - 15:00 (GMT)

    Webinar No. 3 / Q & A

    With: Sonita Mbah

    This webinar will expand on the theme of ‘Who we are is how we lead’. More than ever, young people across the world are stepping up and taking on leadership roles in their communities to help find lasting solutions to the growing socio-economic and environmental crises. Most of these youths have been flung off the conveyor belt of traditional education, entering the ‘real’ world poorly equipped to navigate the complexities of community engagement. Sonita Mbah will share practical tools for connecting culture, identity and leadership: exploring how young people can be possessed by their ideas, commit their lives to changing the direction of their field and the system, spread the solution and persuade entire societies to take new leaps.

    Join us on a journey through Sonita’s experiences as a youth leader:
     

    • Touch the depth of Sonita’s work and its connection to who Sonita is.
    • Learn and un/learn creative tools, holistic approaches, strategies.
    • Embrace challenges and celebrate harvests that may have come from Sonita’s journey.

    16;00 - 18:00 (GMT)
    AFTERNOON PROGRAMME

    Dialogue Groups: Leadership from Self

    18:30 - 19:00 (GMT)

    Tea Time

    Monday, 13 July

    10:00 - 10:30 (GMT)
    MORNING PROGRAMME

    Quiet Time

    11:00 - 12:00 (GMT)

    Human Library

    Discover our "Human Books":

    13:00 - 13:30 (GMT)
    SHARED PROGRAMME

    Tea Time

    14:00 - 15:00 (GMT)

    Webinar No. 4 / Q & A

    With: Jin In

    There has never been a moment like NOW to be a changemaker. An unprecedented pandemic is not only upending our lives. It is demanding that we tackle the great sufferings and injustices we humans have created and continue to allow. But are you ready? Are you prepared? Do you have the most powerful tools for changemakers? The world is calling on you – NOW.

    16:00 - 16:30 (GMT)
    AFTERNOON PROGRAMME

    Quiet Time

    17:00 - 18:00 (GMT)

    Human Library

    Discover our "Human Books":

    18:30 - 19:00 (GMT)

    Tea Time

    Tuesday, 14 July

    10:00 - 12:00 (GMT)
    MORNING PROGRAMME

    Dialogue Groups: Who we are is how we lead

    13:00 - 13:30 (GMT)
    SHARED PROGRAMME

    Tea Time

    14:00 - 15:00 (GMT)

    Webinar No. 5 / Q & A

    With: Tony Sakr

    In our final webinar Tony Sakr will dive into the power of networking by exploring why it is important in creating success. He will speak about the ‘We Dynamic’, how we can help one another. He will describe the creation of Live Love Syria and focus on how to leverage social media to establish personal connections. Finally, Tony will cover how to become a great networker, why you need to network and ten ways to build a successful personal connection.

    16:00 - 18:00 (GMT)
    AFTERNOON PROGRAMME

    Dialogue Groups: Who we are is how we lead

    18:30 - 19:00 (GMT)

    Tea Time

    Wednesday, 15 July

    10:00 - 10:30 (GMT)
    MORNING PROGRAMME

    Leaving our Dialogue Groups

    11:00 - 12:00 (GMT)

    Closing Session: The Power of our Network

    16:00 - 16:30 (GMT)

    Leaving our Dialogue Groups

    17:00 - 18:00 (GMT)
    AFTERNOON PROGRAMME

    Closing Session: The Power of our Network

     

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