What does it take to be a leader today?

A Celebration of the 2021 winners of the
Tällberg-SNF-Eliasson Global Leadership Prize
December 8, 2021

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DECEMBER 8
10.00 EST / 16.00 CET – 11.30 EST / 17.30 CET (See here for more timezones)

Global Leaders! Meet the winners of the 2021 Tällberg-SNF-Eliasson Global Leadership Prize. The ninety minute interactive, virtual program will combine interviews with the winners, roundtable conversation about leadership among members of the jury who selected the winners, and interactions with the audience.

Welcome by Alan Stoga, Chairman, Tällberg Foundation

Leadership: a conversation with Andreas Dracopoulos, Co-President of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).

  • Interviews with two established leaders working to cope with the ravages of climate change in order to give the rest of us a chance to live full lives:
    • Asha de Vos, place-based field science where knowledge is used to solve real-world problems.
      Interviewed by David Kiernan, Partner, Williams & Connolly LLP, USA
    • Tero Mustonen, climate scholar who combines indigenous knowledge with academic research to protect and restore biocultural diversity.
      Interviewed by Marthe Reinette, Director of Engagement at THNK School of Creative Leadership; The Netherlands

Interviews with two emerging leaders whose work is already having huge impact on people and communities seeking better lives:

    • Pashtana Durrani, promotes digital literacy for children and trains adolescent girls in menstrual hygiene management & reproductive health in Afghanistan.
      Interviewed by Shahidul Alam, Photographer, writer, activist and institution builder; Bangladesh.
    • Christian Ntizimira, brings equity to palliative care in low- and middle-income countries with a deep understanding that patients are in a web of relationships and what matters is their dignity.
      Interviewed by Gouri Mirpuri, Social entrepreneur; Singapore

Juror roundtable: What kind of leadership do we need NOW!

    • Vishakha Desai as (moderator), Scholar focused on art, culture, policy, and women’s rights, Columbia University; US and India
    • Peter Ajak, Economist and political leader in exile; South Sudan
    • Henry Gonzalez, Director of Green Climate Fund’s Private Sector Facility and Associate Fellow at the University of Oxford; Costa Rica and South Korea

Reflections on Glasgow: Are we in a better place?

    • Tom Cummings (moderator), Organizational and leadership consultant, Leading Ventures; Tällberg Foundation board; Netherlands
    • Tomas Anker Christensen, Climate Ambassador of Denmark
    • 2021 Prize winners Tero Mustonen and Asha de Vos

   Wrap-up by Alan Stoga

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