Linda Lattimore is a dedicated and passionate collaborator and visionary. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the WGN Global Fund (wgn-globalfund.org), a 501c(3) that teaches young leaders about social enterprise as a vehicle for change and gives them the tools to act as role models for future generations. In addition, WGF supports the Global Business Partners program, which joins forces with women in developing nations who, because of socio-economic circumstances, would not otherwise have access to the education or funding opportunities needed to create small businesses.
Linda is a well-regarded speaker, published author and educator in the field of Sustained Leadership (lindalattimore.com). A seasoned lawyer, C-suite executive and business strategist, she is committed to helping individuals, from Millennials to Boomers, understand the importance of their unique gifts and talents to a world in need. Her best selling book, "Solutionaries - You are the answer!" is a guidebook for individuals who hunger to leave a positive impact on the world but are unclear what steps to take.
As the Founder of Cross Sector Institute (xsectorinstitute.com), she is committed to business models that recognize the significance of social responsibility. Her emphasis is on encouraging clients to create thriving corporate responsibility programs and to do good even as they do well. Her second book, "Social Responsibility Toolkit", with a release date October 2018, offers small to medium size companies avenues to create vibrant social responsibility programs to compete more effectively in a marketplace where cultural innovation has become the norm and critical to the success of best in class companies.
An American raised in Latin America, she has traveled extensively throughout the world as international corporate counsel, witnessing firsthand some of the world’s most pressing social issues. Linda is the proud mother of two outstanding young women who carry the torch of service and community giveback that generations before them held high.