Moms + SocialGood Program

Moms +SocialGood is a one-day event to bring together community leaders, leading development voices, and popular philanthropists to highlight the global issues impacting the health of moms and children around the world.
Event Program
9:00 AM
Doors Open & Registration

* Light breakfast will be provided.

9:30 AM
Special performance by the World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir
9:45 AM
Morning Sessions
Welcome from the Partners
  • Michael Sneed
  • Ambassador Elizabeth Cousens
A Future Where We Advocate for Every Last Child
  • Juju Chang
  • Carolyn Miles
  • Rachel Zoe
A future where the 2030 child lives their best life
  • Dr. Alaa Murabit
A future with healthy minds and bodies for every mother
  • Dr. Luz Towns Miranda
  • Dr. Vanessa Kerry
  • Claire Howorth
A future where no baby is born HIV positive
  • Irene Nkosi
A future where every birth everywhere is safe
  • Irene Nkosi
  • Lynn Erdman
A future where we invest in women, and break the cycle of poverty
  • Catalina Escobar
A future where unseen enemies are defeated
  • Gwen Zwanziger
  • Amber McCarthy
  • Dr. Barbara Rath
  • Janet Tobias
A future where all families are empowered
  • Kimberly Chandler
  • Danielle Brown
  • Tyson Chandler
A future where every child is given the best start in life
  • Anthony Lake
  • Sherrie Westin
  • Simon Isaacs
  • Elmo
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
Afternoon Sessions
Global Moms Kick-off
  • Rick Parnell
  • Sandy Pound
A future where all girls are empowered
  • Jaime King
  • Rebecca Fairweather
A future where every family's story matters
  • Helen Chandler
A future where a healthy planet nutures healthy families
  • Molly Rauch
  • Kip Patrick
  • Sonali Sharma
A future where history doesn't repeat itself
  • Minda Dentler
A future where we reach the fifth child
  • Zoe Saldana
  • Dr. Purvi Parikh
  • Aaron Sherinian
A future with compassion for every family, everywhere
  • Laura Dern
  • Michael Sneed
  • Jennifer Kim Field
Meet Our Speakers
Michael Sneed

Worldwide Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs & Chief Communication Officer

Catalina Escobar

Founder, Juan Felipe Gomez Escobar Foundation, 2012 CNN Hero

Laura Dern

Oscar-nominated Actress and Philanthropist

Jamie King

Actress and Activist

Dr. Vanessa Kerry

CEO and Co-Founder, Seed Global Health

Harlem Gospel Choir

Dr. Alaa Murabit

UN Sustainable Development Goals Advocate

Tyson Chandler

NBA champion, All-Star, Defensive Player of the Year, Olympic Gold Medalist, UNICEF Ambassador and UNICEF Kid Power Champion

Anthony Lake

UNICEF Executive Director

Dr. Luz Towns Miranda

Clinical Psychologist

Irene Nkosi

Mentor Mother and Spokesperson, Mothers 2 Mothers

Ambassador Elizabeth Cousens

Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the United Nations Foundation

Carolyn Miles

President & Chief Executive Officer of Save the Children

Minda Dentler

Athlete and Vaccine Advocate

Lynn Erdman

CEO, Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)

Gwen Zwanziger

Flu Prevention Advocate

Dr. Barbara Rath

Co-founder & Chair, Vienna Vaccine Safety Initiative

Rick Parnell

Chief Operating Officer at the United Nations Foundation

Molly Rauch

Public Health Policy Director, Moms Clean Air Force

Rebecca Fairweather

GirlUp Club Leader

Aaron Sherinian

Chief Communications and Marketing Officer at United Nations Foundation

Janet Tobias

Director, Producer and Writer

Sherrie Rollins Westin

Executive Vice President, Global Impact and Philanthropy Sesame Workshop

Dr. Purvi Parikh

Adult and Pediatric Allergist and Immunologist and Clinical Instructor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Claire Howorth

Assistant Managing Editor at TIME Magazine

Dr. Nita Landry

OB/GYN & Recurring co-host for “The Doctors”

Amber McCarthy

Founder, Flu Mom's Facebook Group

Sonali Sharma

Senior Director, Sustainability & Engagement, Johnson & Johnson

Kip Patrick

Director of Global Communications, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

Danielle Brown

Health and Wellness Advocate

Sandy Pound

Global Leader, Consumer Communication and Worldwide Policy, Johnson & Johnson

Simon Isaacs

Co-Founder and Chief Content Officer, Fatherly

Juju Chang

Journalist for ABC News

Helen Chandler

Retired Army Captain and Air Force Veteran

Jennifer Kim Field

Vice President of Global Partnerships, United Nations Foundation


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Get In Touch
If you are a member of the press and you have questions, or would like to attend this event, please contact Raki Wane at rwane [at] You can also find a copy of our press release and a link to our social media toolkit.