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Leadership Special: Tero Mustonen, 2021 Prize Laureate

Leadership Special: Tero Mustonen, 2021 Prize Laureate

The head of Selkie, a village in Eastern Finland, Tero Mustonen, is currently the chairperson of Snowchange and is actively “undoing the damage” done to Northern and Arctic ecosystems over the past century to survive our current one. “When we are rewilding, we are...

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Leadership Special: Asha de Vos, 2021 Prize Laureate

Leadership Special: Asha de Vos, 2021 Prize Laureate

Asha de Vos, a winner of the 2021 Tällberg-SNF-Eliasson Global Leadership Prize, is almost single-handedly changing the global marine conservation game. At 24, she discovered a non-migratory population of blue whales in Sri Lanka—an animal as elusive as it is...

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Emerging Leadership Special: 2021 Prize Winners

Emerging Leadership Special: 2021 Prize Winners

In 2021, the Foundation announced two winners in the newly established category of emerging leaders. Pashtana Durrani, for her efforts to promote childhood digital literacy as a pillar of a new approach to education in the face of the brutal and violent political and...

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Insurgent leadership

Insurgent leadership

While the incumbent establishment fears and resists change, the insurgent embraces change, because change means opportunity. By Scott Miller, CEO, Core Strategy Group, USA March, 2017 To know is to change. To know more is to change more. To know instantly and...

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Values added

Values added

Can leadership succeed without “a moral compass”? No, says Tallberg Foundation chairman Alan Stoga, who with nine other jurors deliberated over the criteria that inform the foundation’s annual Tällberg-SNF- Eliasson Global Leadership Prize.  “If you don’t have a sense...

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Rethinking Global Leadership in Contested Terrains

Rethinking Global Leadership in Contested Terrains

Global leaders recognize the constraints of local and national contexts, but they never let such constraints come in their way. By Dr. Vishakha N.Desai, Senior Advisor for Global Affairs to the President of Columbia University and Senior Research Scholar at the School...

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Join the Webinar: Sustainable Democracy?

Join the Webinar: Sustainable Democracy?

A panel of young leaders from Hungary, Venezuela, Poland and South Sudan, who are on the front lines of fighting for real, sustainable democracy, will discuss what they have learned in their struggles and how we can make the forces for good governance more muscular....

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Leadership Special: Jared Genser, international human rights lawyer

Leadership Special: Jared Genser, international human rights lawyer

In this special podcast episode you will meet Jared Genser, one of the three 2020 Tällberg-SNF-Eliasson Global Leadership prize winners. Jared is an international human rights lawyer who has spent his career practicing law, engaging in serious scholarship, and teaching and mentoring the next generation of human rights lawyers. Listen, as he is interviewed by Shahidul Alam, photographer, writer, curator and activist and a member of the 2020 prize jury.

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Leadership Special: Sylvia Earle interview

Leadership Special: Sylvia Earle interview

Today’s world is short of a lot of things—sustainable environment, peace, prosperity, equality—but what we lack most is innovative, global, values-based leadership. If we can find and nurture that kind of leadership, the rest will follow. In this podcast episode, you will meet Sylvia Earle, one of the three 2020 Tällberg-SNF-Eliasson Global Leadership prize winners.

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True Blue

True Blue

Sylvia Earle, behaves like a woman running out of time, which she is. The world’s foremost oceanographer, she is on the road most of the year, and has logged countless hours underwater since her first dive, in a Florida river, when she was 16.

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Objections Sustained

Objections Sustained

Sara Hossain, connects the dots between healthcare, freedom of speech, and right to information, and combined strategic litigation with consensus-building.

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Data Minded

Data Minded

Nithya Ramanathan, co-founded Nexleaf in 2009, the company has focused on clean cook-stove technologies, vaccine temperature monitors, and improved NICU care. The cutting-edge data collection is just the first step. What distinguishes her works is the ability to put the right data in front of the right person, and have the right conversation at the right time.

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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 he may have met his moment. Just a couple of years ago, “We were considered crazy people,” he says. “And now I think we...

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The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect

Meet Jared Genser, finalist for this years prize, referred to by the New York Times as “The Extractor” for his work freeing political prisoners worldwide, his client list has included people like Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Desmond Tutu, Liu Xiaobo, and Elie Wiesel.

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Our Wildlife, Our Selves

Our Wildlife, Our Selves

Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka have made a connection that most of the world is only now beginning to get: The well-being of humans and animals are inextricably linked. Read the story of one of this years finalists.

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Writing on the wall

Writing on the wall

Meet one of the 2020 Eliasson Global Leadership Prize finalists, Bahia Shehab, a historian, street artist and professor of graphic design.

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