LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Operation HOPE, the global leader in providing financial dignity education and economic empowerment programs to low-to-moderate income individuals, today announced that Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation and best-selling author, will be one of the keynote speakers at the 2016 HOPE Global Forums | Annual Meeting, January 13-15 in Atlanta.
Clinton will participate in a moderated conversation with HOPE founder, chairman and CEO John Hope Bryant. During their discussion, Clinton is expected to share how we can develop and empower a new generation of leaders nationally and globally.
"Chelsea Clinton is recognized as one of the most dynamic philanthropic leaders in the world," said Bryant. "Her appearance at this year's Annual Meeting will help make the case for reimagining the global economy into an inclusive model that works for everyone. We are honored that she has decided to join the HOPE Global Forum and look forward to hearing her insights."
Chelsea joins an impressive roster of participants, including former Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin, renowned economist Alice Rivlin, Washington Post's E.J. Dionne, NBA Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo, Fortune 500 CEO's, influential thought leaders and more. This year's event is expected to draw over 1,500 participants including some of the biggest names in finance, philanthropy, entertainment, business, and civic leadership.
This three-day Forum promises to transform and elevate underserved communities across the world. Participants and attendees will engage in an authentic dialogue with like-minded leaders who believe in the power of ideas to change the world. The Forum is an unmatched opportunity to connect with global leaders from across disciplines and to network with industry peers.
The theme for this year's event is "reimagining the global economy" with a message focused on inclusive economics that engage and empower the entire global community.
To cover the event, interested media should register here for credentials.
About Operation HOPE
Since 1992, Operation HOPE has been providing financial dignity and economic empowerment to over 2 million individuals worldwide. Through our work, we turn check cashing customers into banking customers, renters into homeowners, small business dreamers into small business owners and minimum wage workers into living wage consumers. For additional information about Operation HOPE, go to www.operationhope.org.
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