PIH co-founder Paul Farmer, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Joe Madiath, and Cecilia Flores-Oebanda spoke on a panel at this year’s annual Skoll World Forum On Social Entrepreneurship on March 31. The panel, “Deep Leadership: Interior Dimensions of Large Scale Change,” focused on unconventional leaders and the ways that their social visions have impacted the lives of millions confronted by poverty, pandemics, conflict, and injustice. Watch the full discussion on the player below.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond M. Tutu is current Chair of The Elders, an independent group of eminent global leaders, brought together by Nelson Mandela, who offer their collective influence and experience to support peace building, help address major causes of human suffering and promote the shared interests of humanity.
Joe Madiath is Executive Director of Gram Vikas, an organization that has been working since 1979, to bring about sustainable improvement in the quality of life of poor and marginalised rural communities in Orissa, India.
Cecilia Flores-Oebanda is the Founding President and Executive Director, Visayan Forum Foundation, a Philippine-based NGO known for its innovative work for empowerment of vulnerable migrants especially victims of human trafficking, domestic servitude and other forms of exploitation.
Paul Farmer is a co-founder of Partners In Health; Kolokotrones University Professor, Harvard University; Chief of the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and UN Deputy Special Envoy for Haiti.