NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President, will speak at the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit, taking place on September 24-25 at the Grand Hyatt New York during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly.
As the leading nonpartisan forum alongside the United Nations General Assembly, Concordia's eighth Annual Summit will convene a powerful network of current and former heads of state, international C-suite executives, senior administration officials, and global nonprofit leaders to advance collaborative solutions to the most pressing global issues.
In her role as Advisor to the President of the United States, Ivanka Trump focuses on job creation and economic growth through workforce development, skills training, and entrepreneurship. At the 2018 Concordia Annual Summit, Ms. Trump will share her unique insight into the White House's recently-launched Pledge to America's Workers and the National Council for the American Worker, designed to equip American students and workers with the training and skills needed to thrive.
With innovation and entrepreneurship placed high on the White House's agenda, Ms. Trump will provide her perspective on the Trump Administration's efforts to expand apprenticeships and skills training, and the importance of creating strong career pathways for all Americans.
The 2018 Concordia Annual Summit will also provide an international platform through which Ms. Trump will share her perspective on the economic empowerment of women domestically and globally. Ms. Trump will be interviewed on the Plenary Stage of the Grand Hyatt New York by Matthew A. Swift, Concordia's Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO.
As the largest and most inclusive nonpartisan forum alongside the United Nations General Assembly, the Concordia Annual Summit provides a unique platform to hear first-hand from decision-makers and opinion-formers across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, as well as the next generation of partnership-builders advancing solutions to the world's most challenging issues.
Ivanka Trump joins a powerful roster of leaders from across all industries and sectors, including: Elaine Chao, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation; Mark Green, Administrator of United States Agency for International Development; Michel Temer, President of Brazil; Kristalina Georgieva, CEO of the World Bank; Bradford L. Smith, President of Microsoft; Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana; John Hickenlooper, Governor of Colorado; Jeh Johnson, Former Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Denis McDonough, Former White House Chief of Staff under President Obama; Bernard-Henri Lévy, Philosopher, Filmmaker, and Activist; Danilo Medina, President of the Dominican Republic; Dr. Tom Coburn, Former Member of the United States Senate; Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States; Lorena Castillo de Varela, First Lady of the Republic of Panama; Liz Schrayer, President & CEO of U.S. Global Leadership Coalition; Thomas S. Kaplan, Environmentalist, Philanthropist, and Investor; Andrew Liveris, Former Chairman & CEO of Dow Chemical; HRH Princess Lamia Al Saud, Secretary General and Member of the Board of Trustees at Alwaleed Philanthropies; Ray Washburne, President of Overseas Private Investment Corporation; Duško Marković, Prime Minister of Montenegro; Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever; Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta. The full list of confirmed speakers can be found here.
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Concordia is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to actively fostering, elevating, and sustaining cross-sector partnerships for social impact. Concordia was founded in 2011 by Matthew A. Swift and Nicholas M. Logothetis.