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WELCOME TO THE GLOBAL SUMMIT VI - AMMAN, JORDAN - 2018

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Melanie St.James

Empowerment Works
Chief Inspiration Officer / Executive Director
Tokyo, Japan | Global
The Global Summit in San Francisco and has led it every two years since into an 8-day innovation marathon (last in Amman \'18 Jordan, and next in Tokyo `2020, truly global). To optimize synergies across the movement for a living planet, she is building 1PIE.org.

Degrees: BA in International Relations & Diplomacy from Schiller International, Madrid, Spain; Masters in Public Administration from the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) Graduate School of International Policy Studies. Languages: French, Spanish (fluent); Italian, Portuguese; a little Arabic, learning Japanese. Loves: Curiosity, a sense of humor, Yoga, Tango, all animals, especially her world-traveling cat.
Melanie@empowermentworks.org | LinkedIn...

\">Melanie is the passionate social architect and founder of The Global Summit.

Melanie\'s life long quest to co-create a more sustainable future started in China in 1994. Soon after, through experiences with indigenous social entrepreneurs across Sub-saharan Africa came a passion to defend human dignity, and shift the global development paradigm towards whole-system, locally determined solutions,

In 2001 Melanie co-founded Empowerment Works and practiced its 7 Stages to Sustainability (7SS) approach in social enterprise BioNova Health and the Coalition for a Sustainable Africa, co-founded in LA.  In 2008 she convened The Global Summit in San Francisco and has led it every two years since into an 8-day innovation marathon (last in Amman \'18 Jordan, and next in Tokyo `2020, truly global). To optimize synergies across the movement for a living planet, she is building 1PIE.org.

Degrees: BA in International Relations & Diplomacy from Schiller International, Madrid, Spain; Masters in Public Administration from the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) Graduate School of International Policy Studies. Languages: French, Spanish (fluent); Italian, Portuguese; a little Arabic, learning Japanese. Loves: Curiosity, a sense of humor, Yoga, Tango, all animals, especially her world-traveling cat.
Melanie@empowermentworks.org | LinkedIn...

\">The Global Summit.
Melanie\'s life long quest to co-create a more sustainable future started in China in 1994. Soon after, through experiences with indigenous social entrepreneurs across Sub-saharan Africa came a passion to defend human dignity, and shift the global development paradigm towards whole-system, locally determined solutions,

In 2001 Melanie co-founded Empowerment Works and practiced its 7 Stages to Sustainability (7SS) approach in social enterprise BioNova Health and the Coalition for a Sustainable Africa, co-founded in LA.  In 2008 she convened The Global Summit in San Francisco and has led it every two years since into an 8-day innovation marathon (last in Amman \'18 Jordan, and next in Tokyo `2020, truly global). To optimize synergies across the movem