Inspiring leadership stories focused on breakthrough innovations
What is a Renaissance Pathfinder?
Pathfinders not only demonstrate some or all of the attributes in our profile of a modern day Renaissance Leader, they are also involved in the design, development and delivery of innovations which have the potential to transform the sector in which they are operating. They actively search out new mental maps, contacts and best practices with an open mind, willingness to learn and an awareness of other values, cultures and politics. This group of Pathfinders is now a global network of over 50 and constantly growing.
Their inspiring leadership stories showcase breakthrough innovations focused in six major areas:
Building happy, healthy, productive, harmonious, globally-connected and multicultural communities.
Transforming Humanitarian Assistance
Focusing on challenges faced by those at “the bottom of the economy pyramid”.
Transforming The Natural Resources Sector
Prioritizing a Triple Bottom Line approach that delivers integrated, balanced and positive economic, social and environmental outcomes.
Changing the way philanthropy is practiced, focusing on impactful giving and supporting the emergence of thoughtful funders.
Pioneering The Fourth Industrial Revolution
Increasing understanding and involvement in digital, collaborative, open-source manufacturing; the emerging “Maker Movement;” and the evolving concept of “IOT”.
Nurturing Modern-Day Renaissance Leadership
Articulating and promoting the nature and significance of modern day Renaissance Leadership and inspiring others to take on this role.
Inspiring Leadership Stories
Renaissance Pathfinder launching and scaling solutions, models, and technologies through ICChange, to improve the quality of life and security of vulnerable populations worldwide through a sustainable social enterprise model.
Dr. Hawthorne “Hawk” Smith is a licensed psychologist and the Director of the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture (PSOT )that rebuilds the bodies, minds, and spirits of people who have been tortured or persecuted.
Itah Sadu runs A Different Booklist Cultural Centre; a non-profit hub, destination and space dedicated to the intellectual and cultural experience of people of African and Caribbean ancestry.