NationSwell Summit West


In an era of unprecedented change and accelerating technological, scientific, and societal progress, it is a critical time for developing and scaling solutions that will drive inclusive growth for all Americans.

NationSwell Summit West will bring together today’s brightest social innovators and thought-leaders to discover and discuss these cutting-edge solutions. The convening will serve as a platform for our country’s most impactful organizations and individuals to share learnings, collaborate, and partner to drive increased mobility and bridge the opportunity divide.



Speakers & Attendees

Check back as we announce more speakers and attendees!

Chike Aguh
CEO, EveryoneOn

Roy Bahat
Head of Bloomberg Beta

Leah Bernthal
Founder, #CityofAngels

DeVone Boggan
Founder & CEO, Advance Peace

Nellie Bowles
Reporter, The New York Times

Jean-Claude Brizard
Senior Fellow, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Sam Chaudhary
Co-Founder & CEO, ClassDojo

Emily Cherniack
Founder, New Politics

Karan Chopra
Partner & Co-Founder, Opportunity @ Work

John Duong
Director of Impact Investing, Lumina Foundation

Claudine Emeott
Director of Impact Investing, Salesforce

Jacquelline Fuller

Steve Grove
Director, Google News Lab

Mehdi Jamei
Executive Director, Bayes Impact

Ansaf Kareem
Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Sarah Koch
VP of Social Innovation, The Case Foundation

Alex Lofton
Co-Founder, Landed

Amy Low
Managing Director of Communications, Emerson Collective

Daniel Lurie
CEO, Tipping Point Community

Lenny Mendonca
Director Emeritus, McKinsey & Company

Jamie Merisotis
President & CEO, Lumina Foundation

Felix Ortiz
Founder & CEO, Viridis Learning

Bill Peduto
Mayor of Pittsburgh, PA

Tess Posner
Executive Director, AI4All

Richard Reeves,
Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Author, “Dream Hoarders”

Matt Spence
Managing Director, Guggenheim Partners

Tabreez Verjee
Partner, Uprising

Caroline Whistler
President, Third Sector Capital

When & Where

Thursday, May 10, 2018
9:00am -6:00pm

511 Harrison Street
San Francisco, CA 94105


Presenting Partners


What should I wear?
We invite you to dress in business smart attire.

What if I have a dietary restriction?
No problem – you’ll be able to let us know when register. If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

How can I volunteer?
If you or someone you know would like to volunteer at the Summit, please email [email protected].

How can I recommend a speaker?
We welcome speaker recommendations for the Summit and other upcoming NationSwell events. Please email [email protected] with suggestions.

How do I get there?
Terra is conveniently located in the SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco. Click here for directions.