Joanne Gouaux, Board Chair, is a social entrepreneur on a mission to create large-scale, systemic and sustainable social change through a combination of new inventions and approaches, applying known scientific technologies, laws, evidence-based practices and strategies aimed at increasing economic growth and social inclusion. She is actively involved in social innovation projects and groups collaborating to address to vital social issues such as poverty, health and well-being, education, decent work and economic growth and partnerships to enhance global collaboration for sustainable development with multi-stakeholder partnerships that mobilize and share knowledge, expertise, technology and financial resources, to support the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). She currently serves as a strategist for The University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Obama Scholars Foundation and co-hosts the Track Two podcast.

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