CIPS CONNECTIONSPodcast/Video Interviews by Stephen Ibaraki
Kelly Lovell: 19-time award-winning young Entrepreneur; UN Innovator and Speaker; TEDx Speaker
This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Kelly Lovell.
Kelly Lovell is a 19-time award-winning young entrepreneur passionate about bridging opportunity gaps to prepare young people for the future of work and solve global challenges.
In addition to serving as CEO to her two companies BridgingTheGap Ventures and MyEffect, Inc. she is a 10-time UN speaker and three-time TEDx speaker.
Her insights and leadership impact have been featured at some of the world's most respected events including the UN High-Level Political Forum, UN Commission on Social Development, UN President of the General-Assembly's Youth Dialogue, Global Festival of Action, the UN ECOSOC Youth Forum, G7 Sherpa Consultation, World Bank and UN Global Goals Week. Kelly is also the youngest external advisor for the Government of Canada's federal Interoperable Skills Working Group, a G20 Young Entrepreneurs' Alliance delegate, youngest member of the UN Volunteer Groups' Alliance Steering Committee, Impact2030 Toronto Council and UN Volunteers Secretariat's Global Taskteam on Volunteering for SDG Acceleration.
Kelly Lovell's accolades include Corporate Knights 2019 Top 30 Under 30 Sustainability Leader, Startup Canada's Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Ashoka's Emerging Innovator of Canada and Starfish's Top 25 Sustainability Leader Under 25, Canada's Most Powerful Women: WXN Top 100 and the Queen's Young Leader Award, a prestigious honour bestowed personally by Her Majesty at Buckingham Palace that recognizes exceptional young leaders under 30 creating a legacy of impact.
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Connect: @kellyalovell (across all platforms)