The youth must be part of the leadership Mentoring a young Kenyan girl (under the program Three Dot Dash) revealed to Jess Teutonico the power of the youth of today – a community more curious, connected and powerful than ever before. She shares how the relationship changed her, and calls upon us all to include young people in the leadership to see the positive impact needed in our neighbourhoods, companies and policies.

Recorded at INK2018, HYDERABAD


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About the Speaker

Jess Teutonico

Youth Champion; Executive Director, We Are Family Foundation

Jess Teutonico is dedicated to building communities and creating legacies. Currently, Executive Director of We Are Family Foundation, Jess Teutonico leads one of the world’s most influential global networks that powers youth around the world who are changing the game with their ideas, innovations and social good solutions. In 2005, Jess left Vogue Magazine and set off on a journey to change sustainability models in remote areas of Kenya; coming to Three Dot Dash as a Mentor in 2008. She has been sought after as a producer and social content expert for TED Conferences, the Global Creative Leadership Summit and the UN. Featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, and CBS Radio, Paper Magazine named her "Do-Gooder of the Year" in 2008. 

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