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Sunday, January 14 • 10:15am - 11:30am
What Being Raised Buddhist and Jewish Taught Me About Leadership

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Aaron Hurst was born to Jewish parents and raised in the Buddhist community, even attending a Buddhist elementary school. Being raised a “BuJew” shaped Aaron as a social entrepreneur, and informs his work to increase consciousness and repair the world (tikkun olam): Aaron founded the Taproot Foundation, whose mission is to lead, mobilize, and engage professionals in pro bono service that drives social change, and co-founded Imperative, which has worked with over 100,000 professionals and hundreds of organizations globally to uncover and apply purpose in our work. Learn about Aaron’s journey and how you can apply tikkun olam to derive more purpose from your work.

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Aaron Hurst

Aaron Hurst is a globally recognized social entrepreneur who works to create communities that are empowered to realize their potential. He is the CEO of Imperative, a B Corp advocating for Purpose-Oriented Workers and supporting the organizations that embrace them. Widely known for his thought leadership, he is the author of The Purpose Economy (2014) and a regular advisor and thought partner for many global brands. He has written for or been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg TV, and was named a LinkedIn Influencer. He is the author of Fast Company's Purposeful CEO profile series. Aaron is the founder and an active advisor to the Taproot Foundation, where he was the catalyst and lead architect of the $15 billion pro bono service market. He was the creative force behind the conception of the White House's Billion + Change... Read More →

Sunday January 14, 2018 10:15am - 11:30am