Carrie Lee Ferguson

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This article first appeared on Go Girl, a magazine with a fresh new take on the global perspective. It came at the end of my first day at the Social Good Summit: “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.”  A quote from my all-time favorite quotable person, Albert Einstein, and a wake-up moment at the Summit.  I’d contemplated this quote often and… Read More

This article first appeared in Go Girl, a magazine with a fresh new take on the global perspective of adventurous, independent women. Walking into the 92Y in Manhattan on day one of the Social Good Summit, I feel a new kind of buzz.  Admittedly, it’s partially induced by the newness of donning heels and blazer and blogger status, credentials swaying as I step into a whole new endeavor.  But truly, this buzz is about… Read More

The Social Good Summit has been called “a hub for all,” and “an invitation.” I totally get that as I grab my MacBook and pack my suitcase for NYC. In the past, who was invited to the table for global conversation?  Who jetted off to New York City as the United Nations convened its General Assembly? DIPLOMATS. Now, here’s me.  Packing my bag.  And don’t forget the MacBook, because that is the… Read More

A few weeks ago, I’m reading these <140 characters on Twitter: If you loved Rio+Social, check out the Social Good Summit.  Within seconds, I’m ransacking the website, reading it backwards and forwards, practically turning it inside out, wanting to keep hold of the thrill and needing to know everything I possibly can about this conference that brings together some of the world’s most influential thinkers and innovative technologists to ignite conversation around… Read More