• Flamingo participates in the 2015 Global Partnership Summit

    Flamingo Creative’s Founder and Director Katherine Sparkes spoke about connecting Creativity, Innovation & Technology for Sustainable Solutions to a world audience.

    Katie Sparkes represented the Flamingo Creative as a panelist at the 2015 JCI Global Partnership Summit at the United Nations. The summit, held annually, brings together experts on development, technology, sustainability, education, and health. This year, the theme of the education forum was "Collaborating for a Sustainable Future," with the goal of discussing the importance of educating and empowering the next generation.

    Attended by more than 500 people, this high-level discussion about the benefits of investing in education and empowerment for the future generations was one of many vital conversations that took place. The panelists at the UN event emphasized that young voices not only deserve to be heard - young people need to be listened to and their views must be taken into account.

    Other panelists included the Senior Advisor at UN Global Compact, Fred Dubee, Rachel Steinberg, Assistant Director for Civil Society Partnerships, U. S. Fund for UNICEF, Ronald K. Chitotela, Deputy Minister of Youth and Sport for Zambia and the UN Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi.

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