Kate Robertson

Co-Founder

One Young World

About Kate

Kate is the co-founder of One Young World – the global forum for young leaders that identifies, promotes and connects the world’s most impactful activists to create a better world, with more responsible and effective leadership.

The annual One Young World Summit convenes the brightest young talent from every country and sector, working to accelerate social impact. Delegates from 190+ countries are counselled by influential political, business and humanitarian leaders such as Justin Trudeau, Paul Polman and Meghan Markle, amongst many other global figures.

Kate was formerly the Global President and UK Group Chairman of Havas Worldwide.

In 2012 she was named Advertising Woman of the Year by Women in Marketing and in 2014 was similarly honoured by Advertising Week Europe. In 2014 she received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Lausanne along with Unilever’s Paul Polman.

In 2017, Kate was awarded the Corporate Citizenship Award from British American Business.

Kate is also the co-author of How to Make a Difference: The Definitive Guide from the World’s Most Effective Activists – a unique and practical guide to modern day activism which includes advice and experience from some of the world’s leading campaigners.

Their Sessions

10:00 am - 10:45 am 15th June 2021

In the midst of global instability, how can we mitigate the effects of trauma on children, both at home and at school? John Goodwin and Kate Robertson discuss how learning through play can help...

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