Beverly Hills News – Milken Global Conference Draws Leaders To Beverly Hills
Posted Thursday, April 30 – 6:15 PM
By Laura Coleman
At 18 years, the Milken Global Conference is clearly of age; and while the complexion of attendees may have changed from the old school boy’s club of world leaders and top investors to a younger set with more women, the theme is still the same since its eponymous founder Michael Milken launched the annual event: “The power of ideas.”
To close out the 2015 Global Conference conference at The Beverly Hilton where over 3,500 global and industry leaders attended some 200-plus panel sessions engineered at least in part to make the world a better place, on Wednesday Milken proffered eight goals that he recommend people work toward accomplishing this year: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger; Achieve universal primary education; Promote gender equality and power women; Reduce child mortality; Improve maternal health; Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases; Ensure environmental sustainability; and Develop a global partnership for develop.
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