Voice of Vision: The Power of Youth Action

February 8, 2008
Hosted by Cheryl Esposito

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Cheryl Esposito welcomes Benjamin Quinto, a youth advocate, movement strategist, and activARTist™. In 1996, at age 18, he authored a proposal for a United Nations Youth Assembly. "I believed that, Youth Assembly or not, we would build a network of like-minded peers, so that in 20 years' time a global network of friends would prevent us from ever pressing a button that would bomb anywhere they lived." His efforts evolved into the Global Youth Action Network (GYAN). As its founder and executive director, he led GYAN to become one of the most expansive youth networks in the world, connecting thousands of organizations in 180 countries, and mobilizing millions of young people. Now, Benjamin has embarked upon a renewed journey of self-discovery. He says, "Ten years later, I am learning who I am all over again." Join us as Benjamin shares what he has learned from youth around the world, and where these experiences will lead him next.

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Cheryl Esposito is on a mission: to bring the leader in you to life. She is founder of ALEXSA CONSULTING, an Executive Coaching firm, an author and international speaker. Cheryl and her team coach international CEOs & leaders, cultivating self-awareness and transformational behaviors, creating extraordinary results. She brings the best out of thought leaders, expanding the realm of possibilities. Are you ready to turn business as usual into business that matters? Take your leadership to the next level! Learn more… Cheryl’s book In the Spirit of Leadership: A Vision Into A Different Future is the 2009 Axiom Business Book Awards Bronze Medal winner. The audio book version is the Nautilus Book Awards 2009 Silver Award winner! Get the book!

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