Inspiring a Global Citizens Movement Toward Peace including audio clips from HH The Dalai Lama Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Chade-Meng Tan

Broadcast on June 23, 2015
With Kate Cumbo & Carrie Steele

In this session Kate and Carrie share about PeaceJam's award-winning programming including its work with 13 Nobel Laureates to create informed and thoughtful leaders around the world who are committed to positive change in themselves, their communities and the world (including audio clips from H.H. The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Google's "Jolly Good Fellow" Chade-Meng Tan). Additionally Kate and Carrie talk about their Hero Awards.  

Kate Cumbo

Director of Programs

Dr. Kate Cumbo is the Director of Program for the PeaceJam Foundation – a non-profit organization that connects youth with Nobel Peace Laureates and whose mission is to create young leaders committed to positive change in the world, their communities, and themselves.  As Director of Programs Dr. Cumbo manages a nationwide and international network of PeaceJam Affiliates and Chapters, develops PeaceJam’s award-winning curricular programs for youth ages 5-25 and manages PeaceJam’s professional development programs including the certification of trainers and online training systems.  Dr. Cumbo is an expert speaker, facilitator and trainer, with experience working internationally in conflict areas such as the Southern Caucuses and post-colonial communities in South East Asia and Africa.  Dr. Cumbo has Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Colorado-Boulder and was Director of Service-Learning at the Colorado Department of Education from 1999-2004. In addition she has been an education consultant for national and international organizations such as the Corporation for National & Community Service and the Civil Society Institute. She has conducted trainings and keynote addresses around the globe on service-learning, youth leadership, program evaluation, peace education, assessment of student learning, social innovation, and global youth movements.

Carrie Steele

Deputy Campaign Manager, One Billion Acts of Peace
Deputy Campaign Manager- PeaceJam's One Billion Acts of Peace. With an extensive background in local and national poilitics, I am excited to bring my professional experience to PeaceJam's 1 Billion Acts of Peace Campaign. The campaign aims to address 10 issue areas at the core of much of the world's suffering by helping individuals and organizations to become effective agents of change. The Nobel Peace Laureates of PeaceJam have committed to work side by side with the citizens of the world to address these ten fundamental issues plaguing our planet. With the help of Google, Wells Fargo, Hill + Knowlton Strategies, Chadbourne and Parke and many others, PeaceJam has launched the "One Billion Acts of Peace" Campaign - an international global citizens' movement designed to tackle the most important problems facing our planet by inspiring 1 BILLION acts of Peace by 2020. With our recent Nobel Peace Prize Nominations from SEVEN different Nobel Laureates we invite you to join us and become part of this journey.