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Thursday, May 24 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Breakout: Partnerships as the Engine for Social Innovation

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What are the best ways to infuse innovation and co-creation into partnerships while successfully engaging corporate employees? Join a discussion led by Save the Children’s Kevin McAndrew as Penguin Random House's Melanie Fallon-Houska outlines how co-creating books bolsters literacy in Africa and Accenture Foundation's Jessica Jecmen explains how augmented/virtual reality applications improve employability in Asia.

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Kevin McAndrew

Senior Director, Social Innovation Partnerships, Save the Children
Kevin is the co-founder of Save the Children's Innovation Accelerator and Director of New Partnership Development, focused on identifying partnerships at the leading edge of our mission for children. Kevin works with technical program teams to identify, refine and disseminate innovative... Read More →

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Melanie Fallon-Houska

Director, Corporate Giving, Penguin Random House
Melanie Fallon-Houska is Director, Corporate Giving at Penguin Random House, the world's largest trade book publisher, comprised of nearly 250 imprints and publishing brands on five continents. Melanie oversees the company’s U.S. corporate charitable contributions and in-kind donations... Read More →
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Jessica Jecmen

Executive Director, Accenture Foundation
Jessica Jecmen currently serves as the Executive Director of the US Accenture Foundation. The Foundation exists to provide funding to enable Accenture communities in support of Accenture's Corporate Citizenship direction, creating a positive sustainable change in people's lives and... Read More →

Thursday May 24, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am CDT