The annual Gooddler social impact Youth Conference is a vibrant forum for university and high-school student leaders advancing global development to learn, challenge, grow, and connect with a global community of changemakers.



Saturday, november 11th, 2017

9:30AM - 10AM - Registration

10:00AM - 10:05AM - Opening Ceremony

10:05AM - 10:20AM - Keynote about pressing Global issues. Irem Tumer, The United Nations, UNFPA.

10:20AM - 10:40AM - Keynote: New Smart Philanthropy. Galina Fedorova, Gooddler Foundation

10:40AM - 11:00AM - Keynote: Social Entrepreneurship and Social Impact.
Elizabeth Gore, DELL

11:00AM - 11:30AM - Panel discussion (Humanitarian Data, Humanitarian Logistics). 
Brent Phillips, Humanitarian AI; 
Miguel Jaller, Professor, UC Davis
Moderator: Galina Fedorova, Gooddler Foundation

11:30AM - 12:00PM - Keynote: Mike Cassidy (Apollo Fusion, GoogleX Project Loon)

12:00AM - 1:00PM - Networking lunch

1:00PM - 1:20PM - Fireside chat: Challenging conventional thinking.
Dr. Annika Steiber, A.S. Management Insights, Berkeley Research Group
Fyodor Ovchinnikov, Institute for Evolutionary Leadership

1:20PM - 1:50PM - Keynote: Virtual Reality and Sustainable Development Goals.
Rikard Steiber, HTC Vive

1:50PM - 2:10PM - Fireside Chat: New Medical Technology.
Adam de la Zerda, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Stanford University.
Moderator: Sara Hollis, Medic Mobile

2:10PM - 2:30PM - Panel discussion: Humanitarian Aid and Social Impact. 
Eric Roberson, HopeWW
Kim Clary, Odysey

2:30PM - 2:50PM - Keynote: Cultural art could transform rural communities.
Rebecca Hui, Roots Studio

2:50PM - 3:10PM - Keynote: "Tesla" of Ecovillages.
James Ehrlich, Regen Villages, Stanford University

3:10PM - 3:15PM - Announcement and roles for the Idea Hackathon
Fyodor Ovchinnikov, Insitute of Evolution Leadership

3:10PM - 3:30PM - From Social Entrepreneurship To Foreign Aid.
Michael Matheson Miller, Filmmaker, Director of Poverty Inc

3:30PM - 5:00PM - From Social Entrepreneurship To Foreign Aid - Movie Screening: Poverty Inc. 
The documentary POVERTYINC. examines the rise of charity as a multibillion dollar poverty industry.

About Our Speakers...


9:00AM - 4:00PM - Social Impact Idea Hackathon (No coding or programing skills required) 
Co-hosted by Gooddler Foundation and Institute for Evolutionary Leadership



Inspire youth to become a part of a solution to the most pressing global issues.


To provide youth with an awareness of and exposure to social entrepreneurship: How to see problems as opportunities

To present a wide spectrum of social challenges, share effective strategies and innovative methods of solving them

To connect the next generation of entrepreneurs, educators, activists, philanthropists, impact investors, and innovators