Impactful. Intriguing. Innovative. Few musicians inspire such a variety of positive adjectives. As a nonprofit leader by day and hip-hop MC by night, Ahmen is known as the “Batman of Social Impact.” Ahmen is the rare leader who is both a social and cultural entrepreneur. He unifies changemaking initiatives with artistic efforts that galvanize the masses. It’s a unique formula that can – and has – lead to true change for our greatest social issues.
Simone is described as “one of the most thoughtful, inspiring, and provocative leaders” in the NGO sector. She’s a consultant in fund development, strategic planning, and governance, and an adjunct university professor. She chairs the Advisory Board of the Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy, Plymouth University, and the governing Board of a U.S. Planned Parenthood. She’s written three books, contributed to others, writes a weekly blog and monthly e-news.