Technology with Purpose: Priming the Humanitarian Pump

March 20, 2018
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: “In a sea of human beings, it is difficult, at times even impossible, to see the human as being” (Aysha Taryam). Humanitarian challenge: help refugees find meaningful work and businesses find skilled workers. Sustainable solutions: Deloitte collaborated with the Refugee Studies Centre (University of Oxford) on a research report "Talent Displaced: the economic lives of Syrian refugees in Europe" and with SAP to develop and pilot the FuturesHub technology platform. SAP’s Engaging for Refugees program offered refugees internship opportunities in software development, design, programming. The experts speak. Jacques Buith, Deloitte: “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been” (W. Gretzky). Dan Lahl, SAP: “The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is…to be indifferent to them…essence of inhumanity” (G.B. Shaw). Miguel Castro, SAP: “Save the cheerleader, save the world” (Heroes, Season 1). Join us for Technology with Purpose: Priming the Humanitarian Pump.

Game-Changers with Purpose, Presented by SAP

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Game-changing technology strategies are transformational, exciting and disruptive for a reason. They shake up your status quo. They get you thinking about new ways to scale, compete and grow. They move you in amazing new directions.

Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she invites you to take an additional Coffee Break with Game-Changers for our special series on the importance of Purpose. Organizations that act with purpose can impact the greater social world. In doing so, they can also improve their bottom line, boost morale among employees and overall make the world around them a better place. Purpose is everywhere. We will help you align your organization to move forward with renewed purpose, enabling it to thrive in the short-term and long-term.

Learn how you can become the savvy Leader who takes your company across the finish line with purpose as you look ahead to the next wave of business innovation.

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. In 2011, working at the enterprise software leader SAP, she successfully created, produced and hosted the weekly “Coffee Break with Game-Changers” business thought leadership roundtable radio series. Over the next eight years, she developed 45 additional series that attracted millions of listeners around the world. Since becoming an independent broadcaster in 2019, she has also been engaged by other global enterprises to develop and host their radio and podcast series. What powers Bonnie’s passion for radio? She “loves speaking with smart people!”

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