Announcing 3 New Speakers for ASBN 2022 Conference
The ASBN 2022 Conference is taking shape with a program that will inform, connect, and mobilize business leaders and investors to transform the public and private sectors toward a sustainable economy that is stakeholder-driven, regenerative, just, and prosperous.
We are thrilled to announce 3 powerhouse speakers to the program that will have you walking away from sessions with new insights, ideas, and inspiration that lead to ACTION.
President & CEO, Board of Directors Member, Corporate Secretary, MPOWERD Inc.
As the President & CEO of MPOWERD, Inc., Seungah has spent her career shaping global brands and driving them toward success. She’s a pro at managing teams, leading retail partnerships and building things from scratch, especially when it comes to small business. A company co-founder in her own right, Seungah brings to MPOWERD over two decades of consumer goods experience, balancing a keen eye for design with a sharp business acumen. With a background in philosophy and environmental studies and the holder of multiple patents in the US and internationally, she’s passionate about the potential companies have to create positive impact.
José T. Bravo
Executive Director, the Just Transition Alliance
José T. Bravo is a veteran environmental justice organizer
and executive director of the Just Transition Alliance where for
more than 20 years, he has led a coalition of environmental
justice and labor organizations to work with frontline workers
and community members who live along the fence-lines of polluting
industries in creating healthy workplaces and communities.
Born in México and brought to the U.S. as a child, José’s work in social justice issues is rooted in his upbringing in Southern California’s avocado fields alongside his farmworker parents.
José has participated in the environmental justice movement since 1990 and has been involved in drafting the Environmental Justice Principles and the Jemez Principles of Democratic Organizing. José has sat on the National Environmental Justice Advisory Council for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and is presently a coordinator of the National Campaign for Healthier Solutions.
Valerie Red-Horse Mohl
Valerie Red-Horse Mohl, of Cherokee ancestry, is the CFO of East Bay Community Foundation, where she brings her experience as a financial professional to lead initiatives focused on 100% mission alignment of portfolio investments, impact investing, racial equity, social justice, ESG and diverse manager selections. She is also the Co-Founder of Known Holdings, a financial services growth platform led by Black, Indigenous, Latinx and Asian American leaders in the finance, tech, and media industries, focused on equitable distribution of assets and the sustainable growth of New Majority fund managers, financial advisors, bankers, and entrepreneurs. She is CEO/founder of Red-Horse Financial Group and has more than 25 years of in-depth experience in the financial services, asset management and investment banking industries. Additionally, she serves as the Board Chair of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity and teaches two courses on Entrepreneurship for Racial Equity at Stanford University.
Already announced is keynote speaker Anand Giridharadas
Anand Giridharadas is the author of the international bestseller Winners Take All, The True American, and India Calling. A former foreign correspondent and columnist for The New York Times for more than a decade, he has also written for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Time, and is the publisher of the newsletter The.Ink. He is an on-air political analyst for MSNBC. He has received the Radcliffe Fellowship, the Porchlight Business Book of the Year Award, Harvard University’s Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award for Humanism in Culture, and the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
See these speakers LIVE in San Diego from November 30-December 2 at our ASBN 2022 Conference! Have you registered yet?