september, 2021

03sep16:3017:00Event OverVirtual EventYouth and Interdependence - A Look into the Work of OneShared.WorldSandi Gendi, Shagun Sethi, and Lucia Ferreira16:30 - 17:00

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OneShared.World is a broad and inclusive movement of stakeholders working collaboratively across diverse cultures, communities, ethnicities, organizations, entities, interests, generations, and nations to ensure a better future for humankind and the sustainability of our collective home. Join the leaders of its Global Youth Coalition and learn how to systematically shift the direction of our world, from your own communities to a global level. The Global Youth Coalition is a home for people who wish to integrate the best minds of humanity, bridge divides, and rise together towards a brighter future. Together, we continuously learn how to make our vision a reality through each moment of our lives, our personal careers, and our chapters. Learn how you can contribute to this movement!


Sandi Gendi: Sandi is a OneShared.World Director of Global Leadership and acts as a lead coordinator for our WASHPAP team. Sandi Gendi is a student of law at Queens University, Faculty of Law in Canada. She also has a Joint Honours degree in Law with Business and Management from the University of Sussex, U.K. Sandi has been an active member of community legal clinic, StreetLaw, in advocating for members of the homeless community and ethnic minorities suffering with homelessness, against a piece of legislation that targeted these communities. In addition, Sandi has been an active member of the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, as an ambassador to multiple Youth Assembly conferences and an intern working with the United Nations-affiliated NGO. Recently, in 2021, she founded Nunah, a platform for women of colour, created by women of colour to find support, mentorship and community.

Shagun Sethi: Shagun Sethi, is the Programs and Operations Manager at Pontoka, a global Environment Social Governance Advisory, based in Denmark and India. She has a master’s degree in Global Affairs from Columbia University, where she studied on a merit fellowship. Prior to that, she studied Political Science and Sociology at The University of Delhi. Shagun serves as a Director For Global Leadership for One Shared World, and is on the Advisory Board of the Center for Career Development. For her work on global leadership and development, she has been recognized on India’s A list. Shagun is a passionate feminist, and has brought her expertise in research to Urban Design, and serves as a Research Fellow at Leading Cities, Boston USA, where she has published ‘Walk With Women: Gendered Perceptions of Safety in Urban Spaces’. In 2018, Shagun started a non-profit initiative in India entitled ‘Be A Man’, which aims to provide original curricula on gender stereotypes and empower women with information. Recently, in 2021, she founded Nunah, a platform for women of colour, created by women of colour to find support, mentorship and community.

Lucia Ferreira: Lucia Ferreira leads Russell Reynolds Associates’ non-profit team in New York and co-heads the firm’s Global Development Practice. She conducts Board and senior executive assignments for domestic and international nonprofit organizations with a focus on economic & social advancement and inclusion, global health, education and youth development, civil and human rights, and conservation and the environment.

Lucia was previously based in the London and Paris offices and led the firm’s European Banking, Markets and Private Equity Practice. She is active in searches that cut across the private and nonprofit sectors and is also a member of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion and Leadership and Assessment Practices. Lucia has led senior level projects involving succession planning, Board development, and broad organizational assessments.

Lucia joined Russell Reynolds Associates in 1996. She has chaired the firm’s Learning and Development Committee and was a Member of the firm’s Global Executive Committee. Prior to executive search, she was in the Corporate Finance Department of Smith, Barney, Harris Upham & Co., Inc., in New York and London.

Lucia received her A.B. in economics and political science from Yale University and her MBA from Columbia Business School. A dual national of Brazil and the United Kingdom, she is fluent in Portuguese, English, French and Spanish.

Lucia serves on the Board of the National Book Foundation and is a member of the Economic Club of New York.


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