Lesley-Ann Welsh

Lesley-Ann Welsh

Lesley-Ann is a storyteller, educator and project manager with 15 years of experience in the sustainable development, cultural and creative sectors. Her diverse portfolio comprises multinational projects in the agriculture, climate justice, education, entertainment, and youth development sectors. Her “superpower” is breathing life into audacious ideas that drive culture and communities forward. Her media production…

Lesley Donna Williams

Lesley Donna Williams

Lesley is a practitioner of inclusive innovation. She facilitates participatory leadership dialogues and processes for collaborative action across multi-stakeholder innovation ecosystems. She has worked across diverse industries including academia, mining, banking, animation and energy. Lesley was the founding CEO of Wits University’s Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct and founded Impact Hub Johannesburg in 2010 to advance…

Laura Ines Romero

Laura Ines Romero

Laura Ines Romero is a change agent who combines deep questions and creativity to drive the deep changes needed at individuals, leaders, teams and cultural levels. She is focused in creating powerful employee engagement experiences, developing impactful leaders and empowering virtual and multicultural teams with more than 10+ yrs as a leader, change agent, coach…

Dr. Kerriann Peart

Dr. Kerriann Peart

Known for her exuberance and critical thinking, Dr. Kerriann Peart champions work at the intersections or as she likes to say, “the junction of things.” With her Caribbean identity and culture, Dr. Peart has supported work across sectors both private and public, national, and international, always leaning into the efforts of equity and leveraging the…

Mark Hecker

Mark Hecker

Mark Hecker is a social worker and educator with varied and extensive leadership experience. A former DC Social Worker of the Year, Mark’s work has been recognized by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Aspen Institute. As the Founding Executive Director of Reach Incorporated, Mark built and led an innovative and impactful organization that won…