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Trailblazing Women Reception, SDG Action Zone during the High-Level Week (25 September 2019)
25 Sep 2019 -  A night of inspiration, showcasing trailblazing female executives and entrepreneurs and their impact on business, planet and society. Highlights include launch of the UN Global Compact’s Target Gender Equality initiative and featuring of the 2019 WE Empower UN SDG Challenge awardees. Speakers:
- Alicia Hatch, Chief Marketing Officer, Deloitte Digital
-Alicia Tillman, Global, CMO, SAP
-Christelle Kwizera, Founder, Water Access Rwanda
-David Cooke, Chairman & Managing Director, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia
-Karla Ruiz Cofino, Digital Strategist & Social Media Specialist, Digital Awareness, MilknCookies
-Leah Lizarondo, CEO and Cofunder, 412 Food Rescue
-Lina Khalifeh, Founder SheFighter
-Henk Rogers, Founder Blue Planet Software
-Robert Skinner, Executive Director, UN Office for Partnerships
-Shinta Kamdani, Owner & CEO Sintesa Group
-Amanda Ellis, Executive Director Hawaii and Asia Pacific, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
-Amy Jadesimi, Managing Director & Founder Ladol
-Ann Cairns, Executive Vice Chairman Mastercard
-Jameela Jamil Actress & Radio Presenter
-Lise Kingo, CEO & Executive Director United Nations Global Compact
-Rebecca Minkoff, fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff
-Zoya Lytvyn, Head of NGO Osvitoria

The SDG Action Zone, held during the High-level week of the UN General Assembly, is a space to break out and engage partners for transformative SDG action in new and innovative ways.