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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...
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...
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...
Leadership Special: Nithya Ramanathan, Engineer working to improve human health with sensory intelligence
In this special podcast episode, you will meet Nithya Ramanathan, one of the 2020 prize winners talk to a 2020 juror, Cecilia Weckstrom. Nithya is an engineer and social entrepreneur, saving lives through the innovative application of technology, creating and applying data-driven solutions to global challenges.
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....
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.
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.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Joins the Tällberg Foundation in Presenting the Tällberg-SNF-Eliasson Global Leadership Prize Stockholm and New York, March 29, 2021—Today the Tällberg Foundation announced that it has renamed its flagship leadership prize...
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.
Sara Hossain, connects the dots between healthcare, freedom of speech, and right to information, and combined strategic litigation with consensus-building.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Meet one of the 2020 Eliasson Global Leadership Prize finalists, Bahia Shehab, a historian, street artist and professor of graphic design.
Today the Tällberg Foundation announced seven finalists for the Tällberg Eliasson Global Leadership Prize, which is given annually to leaders from a wide range of disciplines and countries whose work is global, based on universal values, courageous and impactful.
In this episode of the podcast, Danish politician and former President of the UN General Assembly Mogens Lykketoft argues that these inter-related challenges demand urgent action—and that if humanity moves fast, we could find new paths to a new, shared prosperity.
In this week’s podcast episode, Scott Miller and Josh Steiner explore the potential impact of the pandemic on longer term trends shaping the United States.
Last week the Tällberg Foundation network was invited to join two webinars: “Disruptive Technologies: Good, Bad and Ugly” and “Global Order Amidst Global Disorder”. If you missed the panel discussions, you can watch them here.
Too many people in too many countries do not trust their leaders to act in their national interest or, at the extreme, even to hold fair elections. This article is a product of the survey on confidence and democracy we asked our global network to take part in a couple of weeks ago.
In this podcast episode, Christiana Figueres discusses the possibility of leveraging the massive political and economic resources that governments around the world are mobilizing to stimulate the global, regional, national, corporate, and individual actions needed to cut emissions in half by the end of the decade.