Emily Leys, from Room to Read, Martha Adams, from 10x10 Girl Rising, and Tamsin Smith, from SlipStream Strategy, describe how their nonprofits became a part of movements and how they inspire others to join in.
Emily Leys, Global Director - Room to Read
Martha Adams, Producer & Creative Director - 10x10 Girl Rising
Tamsin Smith, Founder & President - SlipStream Strategy
Moderator: Shelly Esque, President - Intel Foundation
Martha Adams is Producer & Creative Director for 10x10 Girl Rising.
Shelly Esque is a vice president in the Legal and Corporate Affairs group and director of Corporate Affairs for Intel. In this role she oversees a staff that manages corporate social responsibility, education, media relations, government and community affairs programs. Her global team, in more than 30 countries, works to enhance Intel's position as the world's leading technology brand in business and corporate citizenship.
Esque joined Intel in 1996 as manager of Public Affairs for the Arizona site. In 2002 she assumed responsibility for Public Affairs in the United States, and in 2004 her role was expanded to include oversight of the worldwide Public Affairs organization as well as Intel's corporate social responsibility functions. Following the formation of the Corporate Affairs Group in 2006, Esque assumed broader responsibilities including the management of Intel's various education programs around the world.
Esque also serves as president of the Intel Foundation, the primary philanthropic arm of Intel Corporation. The Intel Foundation is focused on programs that advance education and improve communities worldwide by providing funding for national and local grants helping to fuel innovation in classrooms, empower women and underserved youth, and enable Intel employees to serve the needs of their communities.
Esque received her bachelor's degree in communications from Arizona State University's College of Public Programs in 1982.
Emily Leys is Global Director of Room to Read.
Tamsin Smith is Founder & President of SlipStream Strategy.