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2024 Gratitude Network Summit

The Gratitude Network Summit is an annual opportunity to gather our network members: Fellows, Alumni, supporters, team, board, ambassadors and more, to highlight and celebrate our 2023 Fellows!

This year our summit will be held on June 26th starting at 8:00am Pacific Time and will showcase our top six peer-selected Fellows to present their organization’s vision, growth trajectory and how Gratitude Network has played a role.

Meet the Fellow Speakers below

We are excited to kick off the event with poet, Radiance Talley, who will compose and recite a poem about Gratitude Network, and Brian Johnson, philosopher and Founder & CEO of Heroic, as a keynote speaker.

JUNE 26, 2024
FROM 8:00AM TO 10:00AM PT
ON ZOOM

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Meet Our Guest Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson is the Founder & CEO of Heroic Public Benefit Corporation. He’s 50% Philosopher + 50% CEO and 101% committed to helping create a world in which 51% of humanity is flourishing by the year 2051. As a Founder/CEO he’s made crowdfunding history and built and sold two social platforms. As a Philosopher/teacher, he’s helped millions of people from around the world, trained 10,000+ Heroic Coaches from 100+ countries and created a protocol that science says changes lives. He’s the bestselling author of Areté: Activate Your Heroic Potential and lives in the country outside Austin, Texas, with his wife, Alexandra, and their two kids, Emerson and Eleanor.
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SPECIAL GUEST: Radiance Talley

Radiance Talley is a writer, poet, and speaker who always seeks to enlighten and inspire the public through her work. As the Director of Operations at BahaiTeachings.org, she weaves her expertise in SEO, journalism, and publishing into every facet of her work. Radiance’s passion for social justice, spirituality, and healing shines brightly through her rhyming poetry, which delivers powerful insights and moving sentiments that resonate deeply with audiences. Her poetry has been featured on CNN, NPR, and podcasts like Rainn Wilson’s “Baha’i Blogcast” and Sean Hinton’s “Moments of Meaning,” garnering widespread acclaim for her depth and resonance.

http://bahaiteachings.org/

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Executive Director of Stepping Stones International
  • U.S.-Botswana

Lisa Jamu

Stepping Stones International is a children’s rights organization working in Botswana and Malawi to unlock the potential of vulnerable children and youth ages 12-25 through holistic development, strengthening families and activating sustainable opportunities to become self-sufficient.

https://www.steppingstonesintl.org/

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  • Executive Director of Stepping Stones International
Co-Executive Director of MAIA
  • Guatemala

Martha Lidia

MAIA is an education organization based in Guatemala that unlocks and maximizes the potential of young Indigenous women to lead transformational change, empowering generations through an educational model that embraces academics, culture, socioemotional intelligence, personal development, and family engagement.

https://www.maiaimpact.org/

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  • Co-Executive Director of MAIA
Founder & CEO of Oakland Natives Give Back
  • U.S.

Nyeisha DeWitt

Oakland Natives Give Back Fund is an education organization based in Oakland, California whose mission is to create and scale innovative solutions that empower young people and improve educational equity, giving back to their communities by offering them the resources they need to become tomorrow’s successful leaders and achieve their dreams.

https://oaklandnatives.org/

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  • Founder & CEO of Oakland Natives Give Back
Regional Director of 10,000 Degrees
  • U.S.

Eileen Tsai

10,000 Degrees is an education organization based in the California Bay Area with a mission to achieve educational equity and to support students from low-income backgrounds to and through college to realize their full potential and positively impact their communities and the world.

https://www.10000degrees.org/

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  • Regional Director of 10,000 Degrees
Manager of International Projects for Zaporuka Foundation
  • Ukraine

Iana Dashkovska

Charitable Foundation Zaporuka is a health and well-being organization based in Ukraine whose mission is to be there, regardless of the circumstances, and to create conditions ensuring that every child affected by disease and war can remain united with their family, and has the right to life, health, and free development.

https://zaporuka.org.ua/

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  • Manager of International Projects for Zaporuka Foundation
 Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Dost Education
  • India

Sindhuja Jeyabal

Dost Education, based in India, supports low-income caregivers to create a home environment that unlocks their child’s full potential and gets them school ready, using proven science behind early childhood development to create actionable steps for parents of ANY literacy level to embed into daily routines.

http://www.dosteducation.com/

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  • Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Dost Education

Meet our Top Peer Selected Fellows who will Present their Visions for Change at the Summit

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson is the Founder & CEO of Heroic Public Benefit Corporation. He’s 50% Philosopher + 50% CEO and 101% committed to helping create a world in which 51% of humanity is flourishing by the year 2051. As a Founder/CEO he’s made crowdfunding history and built and sold two social platforms. As a Philosopher/teacher, he’s helped millions of people from around the world, trained 10,000+ Heroic Coaches from 100+ countries and created a protocol that science says changes lives. He’s the bestselling author of Areté: Activate Your Heroic Potential and lives in the country outside Austin, Texas, with his wife, Alexandra, and their two kids, Emerson and Eleanor.
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SPECIAL GUEST: Radiance Talley

Radiance Talley is a writer, poet, and speaker who always seeks to enlighten and inspire the public through her work. As the Director of Operations at BahaiTeachings.org, she weaves her expertise in SEO, journalism, and publishing into every facet of her work. Radiance’s passion for social justice, spirituality, and healing shines brightly through her rhyming poetry, which delivers powerful insights and moving sentiments that resonate deeply with audiences. Her poetry has been featured on CNN, NPR, and podcasts like Rainn Wilson’s “Baha’i Blogcast” and Sean Hinton’s “Moments of Meaning,” garnering widespread acclaim for her depth and resonance.

http://bahaiteachings.org/

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Executive Director of Stepping Stones International
  • U.S.-Botswana

Lisa Jamu

Stepping Stones International is a children’s rights organization working in Botswana and Malawi to unlock the potential of vulnerable children and youth ages 12-25 through holistic development, strengthening families and activating sustainable opportunities to become self-sufficient.

https://www.steppingstonesintl.org/

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  • Executive Director of Stepping Stones International
Co-Executive Director of MAIA
  • Guatemala

Martha Lidia

MAIA is an education organization based in Guatemala that unlocks and maximizes the potential of young Indigenous women to lead transformational change, empowering generations through an educational model that embraces academics, culture, socioemotional intelligence, personal development, and family engagement.

https://www.maiaimpact.org/

  • Summit 2024
  • Co-Executive Director of MAIA
Founder & CEO of Oakland Natives Give Back
  • U.S.

Nyeisha DeWitt

Oakland Natives Give Back Fund is an education organization based in Oakland, California whose mission is to create and scale innovative solutions that empower young people and improve educational equity, giving back to their communities by offering them the resources they need to become tomorrow’s successful leaders and achieve their dreams.

https://oaklandnatives.org/

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  • Founder & CEO of Oakland Natives Give Back
Regional Director of 10,000 Degrees
  • U.S.

Eileen Tsai

10,000 Degrees is an education organization based in the California Bay Area with a mission to achieve educational equity and to support students from low-income backgrounds to and through college to realize their full potential and positively impact their communities and the world.

https://www.10000degrees.org/

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  • Regional Director of 10,000 Degrees
Manager of International Projects for Zaporuka Foundation
  • Ukraine

Iana Dashkovska

Charitable Foundation Zaporuka is a health and well-being organization based in Ukraine whose mission is to be there, regardless of the circumstances, and to create conditions ensuring that every child affected by disease and war can remain united with their family, and has the right to life, health, and free development.

https://zaporuka.org.ua/

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  • Manager of International Projects for Zaporuka Foundation
 Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Dost Education
  • India

Sindhuja Jeyabal

Dost Education, based in India, supports low-income caregivers to create a home environment that unlocks their child’s full potential and gets them school ready, using proven science behind early childhood development to create actionable steps for parents of ANY literacy level to embed into daily routines.

http://www.dosteducation.com/

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  • Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer of Dost Education