Transforming Financial Boundaries in Education, the Environment, and the Economy at the United Nations New York City
March 23, 2021
FSUN and Pillars 4 Dignity Co-Hosts Digital Forum as a Parallel Event in Observance of the 65th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65) Broadcasting on March 23, 2021
October 24, 2020
Destination Peace Inaugural Hour of Peace Livestream Concert
On United Nations Day, Saturday, October 24
Presented in collaboration with the Foundation for Support of the United Nations, the concert features musical performances and messages of peace from world-renowned artists and leaders
At A Glance
On Saturday, October 24, Destination Peace and the Foundation for the Support of the United Nations premieres the “Hour of World Peace Livestream” in celebration of United Nations Day 2020 and with the goal of raising a collective voice in support of peace.
Using the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a blueprint, Destination Peace works to build cross-cultural relationships to achieve a more equitable and sustainable future. As the world continues to mobilize in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, the inaugural program seeks to provide an uplifting moment of music and commonality while keeping sight of the core SDG issues of poverty, education, and peaceful coexistence.
“Music is our common language—it transcends boundaries to build understanding and overcome fear and hatred,” says Manny Perlman, founder and CEO of Destination Peace. He continues: “Music, in its transformative, visceral, spiritual nature, exists as a medium by which introspection, inspiration, and change occur. We can create a more peaceful, tolerant world through music.”
Guests include Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma), Angélique Kidjo, Coral Campopiano, Gordon Bahary, Jeannivée Fiorese, Peter Yarrow, Roma Downey, and Professor William Riley, as well as FSUN President and Executive Chairman Janet Salazar, Destination Peace Board Member Naila Chowdhury, Fashion 4 Development President and Founder Evie Evangelou, San Diego International Film Festival Executive and Artistic Director Tonya Mantooth, and co-hosts Nicole Ryan, of SiriusXM Hits One’s The Morning Mash Up, and Emanuel “Manny Perlman,” founder and CEO of Destination Peace.
The Destination Peace Hour of World Peace Livestream is produced by Destination Peace in collaboration with the Foundation for the Support of the United Nations (FSUN) as well as Women 4 Empowerment, the San Diego International Film Festival, and Fashion 4 Development. The program is designed to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
March 6, 2019
September 19, 2018
“Investments and Partnerships for the Global Goals”
A High-Level Conference Alongside the Opening of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly
Celebrating the Global Goals Week 2018
March 5, 2018
The 5th Annual Power of Collaboration Global Summit at the United Nations
IMPACT Convergence 3.0: Leveraging Partnerships for Sustainable Development
September 22, 2017
“Innovation Solutions and Partnerships for the Global Goals”
March 6, 2017
The 4th Annual Power of Collaboration Global Summit at the United Nations
IMPACT Convergence 2.0: Leveraging Technology, Investment Philanthropy for the Sustainable Development Goals
February 11, 2017
Global Citizenship Competition at the United Nations Headquarters
December 12, 2016
Conversations with Men™ Impact Investing and Women’s Access to Capital
October 26, 2016
Conversations with Men™ at the Global Gender Economic Forum, London, UK
February 29, 2016
The 3rd Annual “POWER of COLLABORATION Global Summit At The United Nations”
Taking conversation into actions.
Featured Panel: IMPACT Signature Series Conversations with Men: “Accelerating the Role of Women in Peace, Safety and Security for Sustainable Economies”
A Glimpse to Next Stop: Conversations With Men™ (And Women) in Hollywood
Feb 24, 2016
Power of Collaboration, Millennial Edition, At Microsoft.
Oct 30, 2015
Conversations with Men™ Accelerating Women’s Leadership in Peace And Security, Advancing UNSCR 1325.
Mar 25, 2015
The 2nd Annual POWER of COLLABORATION at the United Nations
Women, Technology and Social Innovation: Creating the Future of Inclusive, Sustainable Economies.
Conversations with Men™ was a featured panel at the IMPACT 2nd Annual “POWER of COLLABORATION” Global Summit at the United Nations. Panelists included Michael Drexler, Senior Director and Head of Investor Industries, World Economic Forum; Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director, UNFPA; Vincent Molinari, CEO Gate Global Impact and others. Moderated by Barry Rafferty, CEO Ketchum North America.
Dec 8, 2014
Conversations with Men™ on Wall Street and Finance:
Engaging Men in Moving More Women Up in Leadership Positions.
Hosted by The New York Times. New York City. Partners include IBM, Nasdaq, Barclays, Thompson Hine LLP, THERE (The Barn Yard Group), FSUN and others. Panelists were Michael Drexler, Senior Director and Head of Investor Industries, World Economic Forum; John Bonhomme, Executive Director JP Morgan, Johnny Wu, Head of Equities and Funds, Barclays; moderated by Katherine Brandt, Senior Partner, Thompson Hine LLP.
Sept 19, 2014
Conversations with Men™ at the 6th GOLD Symposium
“The Power of Inclusion”.
Official side event of World Assembly for Women (WAW Takyo!) Panelists included Yasufumi Hirai, CEO Cisco Japan; Gerald Lima, CEO Baxter International, Japan; Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury, Former UN Under-secretary General. Moderated by Denise Evans, VP for Global Development, IBM and Constance J. Peak, CFO IMPACT Leadership 21.
May 20, 2014
Conversations with Men™ travels to the West Coast of the US and took center-stage as a featured panel at the 2014 California Women’s Conference, held at the Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA. Panelists included DJ Paul (Chief Strategic Officer, Gate Global Impact); Stephane Cotichini (Entrepreneur, Web games designer, Gender Intelligence expert); Rob Nelson (Speaker, Coach, Host of Nelson Radio Show and Be a Beast). The panel was moderated by Janet C. Salazar, CEO and Founder of IMPACT Leadership 21. Hundreds attended.
Feb 26, 2014
Launch of the Annual Power of Collaboration Global Summit.
Conversations with Men™ was a featured panel at the launch of IMPACT “POWER of COLLABORATION” Global Summit at the United Nations. Panelists included Ahmad Alhendawi (the first UN-Secretary General appointed Envoy on Youth); Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury (Former UN Under-Secretary General and Architect of UN SC Resolution 1325. The panel was moderated by Janet C. Salazar, CEO and Founder of IMPACT Leadership 21.Over 250 senior leaders from business, UN, government, nonprofit and academia attended. The event was covered by UN TV.
Dec 12, 2013
The First Anniversary of Partnership Initiative, IMPACT Leadership 21
Oct 10, 2013
Global Summit and Awards.
Conversations with Men™ was a featured panel at the IMPACT Global Summit, “Collaboration: Leading Forward Together” held at The New York Times, presented by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ. Panelists included Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury (Former UN Under-Secretary General and Architect of UN SC Resolution 1325); Ron C. Glover (VP, Diversity and Workforce, HR, IBM); Dr. Roland Rich (Chief, UN Office for Partnerships); John Gerzema (CEO, BAV Consulting, Author, The Athena Doctrine). The panel was moderated by Barbara Annis, world-renowned expert on Gender Intelligence Over 150 senior leaders from business, UN, government attended.
June 20, 2013
A follow-up event, “Conversations with Men: Executive Briefing and Next Steps” was held at the New York Times. This event was a venue to discuss the White Paper in detail and reaffirm recommendations and commitments to action.
Apr 23, 2013
“Conversations with Men: The Language of Leadership, Equality and Partnership”.
The Forum was hosted by The New York Times and Presented by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi-UFJ. What has started as an Executive Forum featuring an all-male panel with the goal of having an open, honest, candid dialogue between women and men on issues relevant to women’s leadership, understanding gender perceptions and myths, differences – became the catalyst that is shaping the NEW LANGUAGE of transformational leadership for women. A language founded on partnership between women – and men. A White Paper came about as a result of this initial dialogue. Over 150 senior leaders from business, UN, government, nonprofit and academia attended.
Mar 4, 2013
IMPACT Leadership 21 Summit Global Launch. Transforming Women’s Leadership in a Hyper-Connected World.
Dec 12, 2012
IMPACT Leadership 21 Summit, Inaugural Summit.