Our Team

Dynamic & Diverse Team

We are a dynamic and diverse team of young people who aim to advance humankind by bringing passionate people together. We are led by Desh Amila, the Founder/former Director of Think Inc and Director/Producer of the feature documentary ‘Islam and the Future of Tolerance’ (2018).

Our Team

Dynamic & Diverse Team

We are a dynamic and diverse team of young people who aim to advance humankind by bringing passionate people together.

Our Aim

Connect & Educate

We connect through tech, and educate through events. Diverse and electrifying speakers inspire our audiences, while our digital platform connects them into a community. We also donate a portion of our ticket sales to send 42 million young people to school and foster the next generation of big thinkers.

Our Aim

Connect & Educate

We connect through tech, and educate through events. Diverse and electrifying speakers inspire our audiences, while our digital platform connects them into a community.

Our Guarantee

42 celebrates intelligence

42 celebrates intelligence in all its diversity: we hold events that explore new horizons in fields such as art, science, design, sports, and music. Our high calibre speakers leave audiences smarter, sharper, and more inspired than when they walked in.

Our Guarantee

42 celebrates intelligence

42 celebrates intelligence in all its diversity: we hold events that explore new horizons in fields such as art, science, design, sports, and music. Our high calibre speakers leave audiences smarter, sharper, and more inspired than when they walked in.

This Is 42

Advisors

Aaron Louis

Aaron is currently the Director of Audio Visual at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), on the Board of Directors at 3-Legged Dog Media + Theater Group, the Chairman of the Board for the non-profit, Ideas Beyond Borders, and a freelance Producer. Recent Producer credits include a co-production with BAM and WNYC for RadioLoveFest entitled ISLAMOPHOBIA: A CONVERSATION, a panel debate moderated by WNYC’s Brian Lehrer.

Aaron was formerly the Producing Director at 3LD Art & Technology Center where credits include 3LD’s co-production with The Public Theater of THE HUMAN SCALE, MAKING UP THE TRUTH, SPY GARBO, and the off-Broadway run of Marielle Heller’s THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL.

Dr Meredith Doig, OAM FAICD

Dr Meredith Doig is a professional company director and governance consultant. Meredith’s career spans 10 years in education and research, three years overseas, and 15 years as a corporate executive in manufacturing (Ford Australia), mining (Rio Tinto) and banking (ANZ) followed by 20 years in consulting and governance.

Her consulting work focused on governance and organisation effectiveness. For five years she was a facilitator of the Company Directors Course for the Australian Institute of Company Directors and for ten years, a moderator with the Cranlana Programme on Ethics and the Good Society.

This Is 42

Advisors

Aaron Louis

Aaron is currently the Director of Audio Visual at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), on the Board of Directors at 3-Legged Dog Media + Theater Group, the Chairman of the Board for the non-profit, Ideas Beyond Borders, and a freelance Producer. Recent Producer credits include a co-production with BAM and WNYC for RadioLoveFest entitled ISLAMOPHOBIA: A CONVERSATION, a panel debate moderated by WNYC’s Brian Lehrer.

Aaron was formerly the Producing Director at 3LD Art & Technology Center where credits include 3LD’s co-production with The Public Theater of THE HUMAN SCALE, MAKING UP THE TRUTH, SPY GARBO, and the off-Broadway run of Marielle Heller’s THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL.

Dr Meredith Doig, OAM FAICD

Dr Meredith Doig is a professional company director and governance consultant. Meredith’s career spans 10 years in education and research, three years overseas, and 15 years as a corporate executive in manufacturing (Ford Australia), mining (Rio Tinto) and banking (ANZ) followed by 20 years in consulting and governance.

Her consulting work focused on governance and organisation effectiveness. For five years she was a facilitator of the Company Directors Course for the Australian Institute of Company Directors and for ten years, a moderator with the Cranlana Programme on Ethics and the Good Society.

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