Humanitarian Award
George Jordu Woryonwon was presented with InterAction's 2015 humanitarian award for his work with Global Communities to train and supervise Ebola burial teams across Liberia.
George Jordu Woryonwon Sam Worthington America's Global Citizens
To kick off Forum 2015, InterAction President and CEO Samuel A. Worthington presented an opening address outlining several of the key challenges facing the NGO sector, today and in years ahead.
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The most influential event of its kind, the 31st annual InterAction Forum (June 22-24, 2015) brought together leaders from not-for-profits, governments, philanthropy, corporations and civil society to advance collaboration, effectiveness and innovation in efforts to end poverty and move our world toward a more sustainable and equitable future. More than 1,000 attendees from more than 350 organizations participated in Forum 2015.

Forum 2015 featured four plenary sessions with remarks from high-level speakers—including New York University’s Bill Easterly, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association Maina Kiai and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes. The Forum also hosted over 50 workshops exploring topics such as: improving transparency and accountability, maximizing communications and outreach efforts and building effective partnerships across the public, private and nonprofit sectors. 

See Highlights From Past Years:  Forum 2014 Highlights | Forum 2013 Highlights | Forum 2012 Highlights

Forum 2015 Blog Series

To help extend the conversation online, InterAction hosted a special blog series during Forum 2015 with articles written by experts on issues being discussed at the event. Below is a small selection of blogs that were featured.


Let’s Take Empowerment To Scale

Now is the time to create a campaign for community-led development. Read 10 reasons why this is the highest-leverage action we, as civil society, can take within the global effort to end hunger and extreme poverty by 2030 in the Post-2015 era of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read more


Five Ways I Think Like A Millennial (Sort Of)

Millennials grew up in a world where people are increasingly connected through technology – and they share common interests with people from different societies and backgrounds. These young people are comfortable talking about global issues, and are compelled to take action when something is important to them. So how do we reach them?  Read more


Three Reasons To Be Excited About The Potential Of The Net Promoter Score For The Nonprofit Sector

Hundreds of companies around the world are using simple questions to determine their Net Promoter Score (NPS), a score that can help predict customer loyalty and future growth. While NPS is now an industry standard for measuring customer loyalty in the for-profit sector, three key characteristics make NPS especially important in the nonprofit sector’s effort to collect feedback about its work. Read more.