Tällberg-SNF-Eeliasson Global Leaders

Tällberg Global Leaders are women and men who demonstrate the kind of leadership demanded by the challenges of the 21st century: innovative, imaginative, flexible, systems-based, risk-taking and, above all, ethical. By honoring them, the Foundation not only seeks to nurture and extend their accomplishments, but also to encourage others to follow their examples.

Jamila Afghani

Jamila Afghani

Jamila Afghani, Afghanistan

2015 WINNER

Educating Afghani Imams about Women’s Rights

Yevgenia Albats

Yevgenia Albats

Yevgenia Albats, USA

2022 WINNER

Reporting hard truths to protect democratic values

Rodrigo Rubido Alonso

Rodrigo Rubido Alonso

Rodrigo Rubido Alonso, Brazil

2017 WINNER

Building Communities and Fulfilling Dreams

Antonella Battaglini

Antonella Battaglini

Antonella Battaglini, Germany

2015 GLOBAL LEADER

Finding Ways for Business and Renewables to Work Together

Sylvia A. Earle

Sylvia A. Earle

Sylvia A. Earle, USA

2020 WINNER

Saving the Oceans to Save the Planet

Christiana Figueres

Christiana Figueres

Christiana Figueres, Costa Rica

2016 WINNER

The Innovative Diplomacy that Led to the Paris Agreement

Jared Genser

Jared Genser

Jared Genser, USA

2020 WINNER

Freeing Political Prisoners Worldwide

Jason Glaser

Jason Glaser

Jason Glaser

2015 GLOBAL LEADER

Building a Global Campaign Against Chronic Kidney Disease

Anne Goldfeld

Anne Goldfeld

Anne Goldfeld

2019 WINNER

Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School

Saul Griffith

Saul Griffith

Saul Griffith

2019 WINNER

Australian American Scientist, Inventor, and Entrepreneur

Becca Heller

Becca Heller

Becca Heller

2017 WINNER

Enforcing Legal and Human Rights for Refugees

Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka

Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka

Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Uganda

2022 WINNER

Developing new approaches to human/wildlife health

Sunitha Krishnan

Sunitha Krishnan

Sunitha Krishnan, India

2016 WINNER

Fighting Sex Trafficking and Helping Victims to Recover Their Lives

Faustin Linyekula

Faustin Linyekula

Faustin Linyekula, Democratic Republic of the Congo

2019 WINNER

Dancer and Choreographer, Director and Storyteller

Thuli Madonsela

Thuli Madonsela

Thuli Madonsela, South Africa

2016 GLOBAL LEADER

Social Justice, Democracy and Good Governance in South Africa

Sam Muller

Sam Muller

Sam Muller, The Netherlands

2022 WINNER

Making justice systems deliver for everyone

Tero Mustonen

Tero Mustonen

Tero Mustonen, Finland

2021 WINNER

Climate Scholar who Combines Indigenous Knowledge with Academic Research to Protect and Restore Biocultural Diversity

Fiorenzo Omenetto

Fiorenzo Omenetto

Fiorenzo Omenetto, Italy

2017 WINNER

Replacing Plastics with Silk

PCRC

PCRC

Plateforme des Confessions Religieuses de Centrafrique, Central African Republic

2018 WINNER

Clerics Working to Overcome Religious and Civil Strife

Nithya Ramanathan

Nithya Ramanathan

Nithya Ramanathan, USA

2020 WINNER

Leveraging Technology to Save Lives

Bright Simons

Bright Simons

Bright Simons, Ghana

2017 WINNER

Fighting Counterfeit Medicine with Technology

Celina De Sola

Celina De Sola

Celina De Sola, El Salvador

2016 GLOBAL LEADER

Fighting Poverty and Violence in Central America

Dr. M. S. Swaminathan

Dr. M. S. Swaminathan

Dr. M. S. Swaminathan, India

2015 TÄLLBERG GLOBAL LEADER

Eradicates the World of Hunger and Poverty

Asha de Vos

Asha de Vos

Asha de Vos, Sri Lanka

2021 WINNER

Marine Biologist, Ocean Educator, Challenging Colonial Traditions and Paving a Way for Next Generation Scientists

Rafael Yuste

Rafael Yuste

Rafael Yuste, Spain

2018 WINNER

Leading Neuroscientist, Inspirer of the US Brain Initiative

Pashtana Durrani

Pashtana Durrani

Pashtana Durrani, Afghanistan

2021 WINNER

Promotes Digital Literacy for Children and Trains Girls in Menstrual Hygiene Management & Reproductive Health

Chido Govera

Chido Govera

Chido Govera, Zimbabwe

2022 WINNER

Developing resilient communities through food security

Lala Lovera

Lala Lovera

Lala Lovera, Venezuela

2022 WINNER

Fighting for the inclusion of migrants in host communities

Elias Mastoras

Elias Mastoras

Elias Mastoras, Greece

2022 WINNER

Reimagining football to include visually impaired kids in play

Christian Ntizimira

Christian Ntizimira

Christian Ntizimira, Rwanda

2021 WINNER

Bringing Equity and Dignity to Palliative Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.

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