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Robyn Scott (she/her)

Co-founder and CEO, Apolitical

Robyn Scott is the co-founder and CEO of Apolitical. Prior to Apolitical, Robyn co-founded OneLeap, an executive education company, and a Southern African non-profit teaching coding to vulnerable youth. She has written an acclaimed memoir and is an ambassador for the Access to Medicine Index, a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and a Gates Scholar. She has a BSc in Bioinformatics from Auckland University and a Masters in Bioscience Enterprise from Cambridge.

Sessions

Keynote

Leapfrog Policy—what rich countries can learn from poor countries about radical policy innovation

In business, we’ve seen poor countries leapfrogging rich countries in mobile access, mobile payments, solar power, micro-grids and more. The same underlying principles are driving an emerging trend in policy, but smart ideas from surprising sources are still often overlooked. This talk shares what these ideas are and what we stand to learn. See more.
50 days

The Need for Success Stories and Heroes in Government

Robyn Scott discusses the importance of telling stories of what’s working in government in order to drive change and to encourage more public servants to take the smart risks that are essential for meaningful change. See more.
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