Impact and Incubation

GEM attendees have included sitting heads of state, CEOs, leading philanthropists and heads of foundations, and numerous high-level ministers from governments, the World Bank, IMF, and OECD.

Speakers at GEM are leaders and prominent thinkers in development and related fields. Past speakers have included President Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu of Kosovo, former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, former Colombian Presidents Alvaro Uribe & Juan Manuel Santos, former Senegal Prime Minister Aminata Touré, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, Larry Summers, UNAIDS Executive Director and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Winnie Byanyima, 2019 Nobel Laureates in Economics Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer, Michael Ignatieff, Richard Thaler, Rachel Kleinfeld, Steven Pinker, Francis Fukuyama, and many others. 

Visit the Agenda page for more details on confirmed speakers for this year's GEM conference.

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