Global leadership and universal values

True Blue

True Blue

Sylvia Earle, a finalist for the 2020 Tällberg Eliasson Global Leadership Prize, behaves like a woman running out of time, which she is. The world’s...

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Objections Sustained

Objections Sustained

Sara Hossain can sound ambivalent about her role as honorary executive director of BLAST, the Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust.  “I don’t...

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Believing It’s Possible

Believing It’s Possible

As founder of the Open Source Pharma Foundation, which is creating a crowd-sourced alternative to the pharmaceutical industry, Jaykumar Menon feels...

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The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect

Jared Genser’s client list reads like a Who’s Who of democratic aspiration: Václav Havel, Desmond Tutu, Elie Wiesel, Liu Xiaobo, and Anwar Ibrahim...

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As the World Turns

As the World Turns

Jan Eliasson—Swedish and global diplomat, former Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, accomplished conflict mediator—considers himself a...

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Our Wildlife, Our Selves

Our Wildlife, Our Selves

More than two decades ago, in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka made a connection that most of the world is only...

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Bearing Witness

Bearing Witness

Earlier this month, the migrants and refugees on the Greek island of Lesbos were again homeless after fires, probably set out of desperation,...

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