2:05PM – 2:45PM

From a Moment to a Movement


Can “hype” serve as a powerful concept to inspire change and help us understand how to impact the future?

This session features leaders and influencers who have leveraged social networks to create impactful movements – through substance, community, culture, and “hype”. What stories and strategies are most effective? How can these lessons be applied to driving social progress globally?


Suzanne Kianpour, Foreign Affairs & Political Journalist, BBC

Kenneth Anand, Author, Professor & Co-Creator, Sneaker Law

Jonel Edwards, Co- Executive Director, Dream Defenders

Emiliana Guereca, Founder, Women’s March Foundation

Elle Moxley, Executive Director, Marsha P. Johnson Institute

Sheila Roche, Co-Founder & Partner, WRTHY