In this episode of Better Angels with Sarah Brown, we hear from high profile leaders live from Washington DC during the World Bank Spring Meetings. These leaders came together at a breakfast hosted by The Global Business Coalition for Education, to focus on the need for innovative thinking around education delivery, and why it is so important for business, government and civil society to all work together on this cause.
Speakers include CEO of the World Bank Kristalina Georgieva and Adviser to The Global Business Coalition for Education Professor Tom Fletcher. A panel discussion follows with speakers including UNHCR’s Filippo Grandi, Norway’s Minister for Development Nikolai Astrup, Denmark's Minister for Development and Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs and Commissioner for Human Resources, Science and Technology, African Union, Professor Sarah Anyang Agbor
Contributors to the episode discuss issue around the skills young people need for the jobs of the future and how innovation can help deliver a thorough education to everyone.
Sarah Brown joins award-winning magician Dynamo and champions of global education for a live podcast from the UN-EU Syria Summit in Brussels.
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In this Better Angels special, Sarah Brown introduces Theirworld ambassador, comedian, writer, producer and activist Sandi Toksvig.
Sandi is a mighty moral force championing human rights, passionate about LGBTQI equality and determined to put gender equality at the forefront of her campaigning and professional life.
Between presenting TV and radio and writing books and plays, Sandi generously gives her time to charities and their events. Most recently becoming involved in politics, as the co-founder of Women’s Equality Party in the UK.
Sandi was invited by the Adam Smith Global Foundation to give the 2018 Adam Smith Lecture in Fife, Scotland and Theirworld President Sarah Brown attended to hear Sandi’s informative, thought provoking and entertaining lecture,
Listen to Sandi’s lecture on gender equality and why feminism makes economic sense.
The lecture takes you on a journey to discover why achieving gender equality holds up as a smart, progressive and fair way for society to operate.