I am honored to join the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as a speaker before their annual OECD Forum at their headquarters in Paris, France.
Held in Paris each May to coincide with the annualOECD Ministerial Council Meeting, the OECD Forum has emerged as a major international stakeholder summit.
Leaders from all sectors of civil society gather to debate the most pressing social and economic challenges confronting society.
Since its creation in 2000, more than 18,000 people have already exchanged ideas and experiences.
Bryant speaks at the 2014 OECD Forum on the occassion of the 22nd anniversary of Operation HOPE's founding. Bryant will speak on the forward movement and success of Operation HOPE's Project 5117, which was announced two years ago at the OECD Forum in 2012, detailing results, commitments and impacts to date.
John Hope Bryant is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE and Bryant Group Companies, Inc. Magazine/CEO READ bestselling business author of LOVE LEADERSHIP: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World (Jossey-Bass), and is the only 2010-2012 bestselling business author in America who is also African-American. His newest book, due out May, 2014, is HOW THE POOR CAN SAVE CAPITALISM, and will be published byBerrett Koehler Publishing. Bryant is a Member of the U.S. President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans, and co-chair for Project 5117, which is a plan for the rebirth of underserved America.