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Gabi Zedlmayer
Gabi Zedlmayer drives sustainability and social innovation programs at HP aligned with the company’s business strategy. She leads a global team of experts focused on solving social issues in collaboration with non-profit organizations, governments, customers and partners. Her goal is to create sustainable solutions that address societal challenges in the areas of education, healthcare, and the environment.

Zedlmayer co-leads HP’s Global Citizenship Council and serves as a member of the board of directors of Junior Achievement Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), the EU Commission e-skills leadership board, the Computer Science Advisory Board of the University of People, and the board of directors of Hewlett-Packard GmbH, Germany.

She is a member of the Executive Diversity Forum for HP in EMEA and of the Women’s Council of HypoVereinsbank UNICREDIT. In 2011 she was honoured by Newsweek and the Daily Beast as one of 150 “women who shake the world.” In 2012 she was named by FastCompany as a member of the League of Extraordinary Women and was awarded with the DLDWomen Impact Award.

Entries by Gabi Zedlmayer

Entrepreneurship: Starting Small to Impact the World

(1) Comments | Posted September 27, 2013 | 11:36 AM

Much is said about lifting communities out of poverty, but the obstacles can be huge. So I'm always curious to see who takes on this challenge.

Bano Fatima is a young entrepreneur undaunted by the scale of the social and economic inequality that she discovered in a weaver community, known...

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Corporations Commit to Sustainable Social Impact at UN Social Innovation Summit

(0) Comments | Posted June 6, 2011 | 2:00 PM

Today, I had the pleasure of attending the United Nations Social Innovation Summit, a forum where corporate, government and nonprofit leaders gather to discuss opportunities for positive social change. Economic development, environmental sustainability and global health were some of the issues addressed at today's summit.

Much of today's discussion...

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HP's Latest Global Citizenship Report Highlights IT's Potential For Global Change

(3) Comments | Posted April 14, 2010 | 11:03 AM

As evidenced by last year's COP15 summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, the information and communications (ICT) industry stands at the center of a sphere of influence on the global economy, environmental change and human rights. Based on the leading IT companies' size, expertise and intellectual property at hand, there is an...

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