Our Favourite Gen.T Talks Of 2020
Gen.T Stream: Overcoming Adversity—The Values And Trends That Will See You Through Challenging Times
During the first edition of our Gen.T Stream virtual conference in May, we hosted a fireside chat with award-winning journalist Maria Ressa. Best known for co-founding Philippine news platform Rappler, Ressa shared her perspectives on freedom of the press, seeing the positive in adversity and the role of social media today.
In this edition of Cloud Talk, we spoke to Megan Lam, the CEO of Neurum, to provide insights on why investing in employee mental wellness is good for both people and business.
Cloud Talk: A Virtual Roundtable With A Plastic Ocean's Craig Leeson
In a closed-door virtual roundtable session, part of our monthly Cloud Talk series, Craig Leeson, the filmmaker behind award-winning documentary A Plastic Ocean, answered questions from 10 Gen.T honourees in sustainability about the global plastic problem as well as his experiences and learnings covering the issue.
See also: Talking Points: Innovative Ways To Reduce Our Environmental Footprint
Gen.T Stream: Data for good—How data can be used to make companies more ethical, sustainable and profitable
At the second edition of Gen.T Stream, which took place virtually in October, we had speakers including data scientist and Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie discuss creating social impact in a post-pandemic world. Wylie also gave us insight on AI's possible effects on human agency and how companies can use data to make a positive change.
See also: Gen.T Stream: Reimagining Our Shared Future, Taking Control Of The Next Chapter
Gen.T Stream: Building A Better Tomorrow
During the second edition of Gen.T Stream, we also had Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, who shared his unconventional perspective on innovation and why entrepreneurs should be prioritising purpose and passion over profit.
See our Events section for more virtual events from Gen.T.