Kersti Kaljulaid

Gain insights on digital development, security, and foreign policy with Kersti Kaljulaid, speaker and former President of the Republic of Estonia.

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Global Advocacy And Leadership: Insights From Estonia's Former President

Join an enlightening talk with Kersti Kaljulaid, the former President of Estonia (2016-2021). She is widely recognized as one of Forbes' World's 100 Most Powerful Women (2017) and serves as the UN Secretary-General's Global Advocate for Every Woman Every Child. During this discussion, delve into her remarkable journey, gain valuable insights, and learn about her tireless efforts in global advocacy and leadership.

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Kersti Kaljulaid | Speaker Biography

Kersti Kaljulaid was the President of the Republic of Estonia from 2016-2021. Prior to her leadership role, Kersti was a Member of the European Court of Auditors where she advised Prime Minister Mart Laar and held varying high-level positions across energy, investment banking and telecom. With a background in genetic engineering and economics, Kersti has been a Member of the Supervisory Board of the Estonian Genone Centre and the Council Chair of Tartu from 2012 to 2016. In 2021, she was appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as as the Global Advocate of the 'Every Woman Every Child' strategy which focuses on the wellbeing of women, children and adolescents across the world. She is a vocal advocate of human rights, rule of law, freedom of speech and democracy. In 2017, she became the first Estonian to be featured in the Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women. Since leaving office, she speaks not only on digital development issues, but also more and more on security and foreign policy related topics. For this, she received the GLOBSEC transatlantic award in 2023, being only second woman after Madeleine Albright to receive this prize. She has also been moderator for Globsec and YES (Yalta European Strategy) conferences, which has led her to advocate actively for Ukrainian independence and inclusion into EU and NATO. As a former EU auditor, her thorough knowledge of the functioning of the Union is of certain value to support this process both inside Ukraine and elsewhere. As president of her own foundation, President Kaljulaid Foundation, Kersti focuses is on the societal effects of new technologies across the economy, education, healthcare, domestic violence and and democratic rights. Today, Kersti is part of the Munich Security Conference Advisory Board. She speaks internationally on issues including security, foreign policy, digital and societal and economic change.

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