Book Launch: 'Generation Share' by Benita Matofska and Sophie Sheinwald

07-Nov-2019
6pm
Kitab Khana

"We have enough resources to feed, house, clothe and educate the global population. If we can unleash our collective capacity to share, we could end world poverty."

Join us for the release of Generation Share: The Change-Makers Building the Sharing Economy by Benita Matofska and Sophie Sheinwald on Thursday, November 7 at 6PM. The book celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Sharing Economy by capturing 200 untold stories evidencing how the Sharing Economy is saving and transforming the lives of millions across the world. A collaboration between speaker, social innovator and global Sharing Economy expert Benita Matofska and photographer Sophie Sheinwald, Generation Share brings to life the phenomenon causing the most significant shift in society since the Industrial Revolution.

The book launch is part of a world tour which includes: London, Paris, New York, Barcelona, Lisbon, Amsterdam and Tokyo. 

ABOUT THE BOOK
With over 200 "change-maker" micro-stories, Generation Share is the largest compilation of case studies evidencing the untold story of how the Sharing Economy is saving and transforming lives, and creating economic, social and environmental value. The book takes readers on a journey around the globe to meet the people at the forefront of change. It is a book dispelling myths and demonstrating that the Sharing Economy is far more wide-reaching than Airbnb and Uber. 

From the woman transforming the lives of slum girls in India, to the UK entrepreneur who has started a food sharing revolution. Discover the creators of life-saving milk banks, a crowdfunding platform for training and employment for the homeless, a care platform enabling the elderly to live longer and stay in their own homes and a pet-sitting platform, helping pets stay safe and cared for at home. 

ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Benita Matofska is an international public speaker, change-maker and world-leading expert on the Sharing Economy. An award-wining social entrepreneur, she created the charity The People Who Share and Global Sharing Weel. Through social innovation, Benita helps orgabisations become change-makers and features regularly in the media worldwide. @benitamatofska

Sophie Sheinwald is an award-winning visual storyteller who specialises in photography with purpose. Drawing on her background in fine arts, visual studies and community art, she combines her ability to connect with her passion to help people and businesses create meaningful, mission-driven brands. @sophie_snap

 

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