Blog - Tällberg / Eliasson Global Leadership Prize


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New Thinking for a New World

By convening an amazing group of participants from Kenya and around the world, we hope to make new connections, to imagine new pathways, and to inspire new actions

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The Magnificent Seven

In August, the 2019 Tällberg/Eliasson Global Leadership Prize jury convened to select the finalists for this year’s Prize. We took the opportunity to ask our new jury members for their thoughts on the challenges of leadership in the 21st century.

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Triple Vision

Finalist Anne Goldfeld is a physician-scientist and humanitarian who works at the intersection of scientific discovery and delivery of care for infectious disease.

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A Different Marathon

Finalist Tegla Loroupe, one of the most successful female long distance runners in history, leveraged her athletic success to become a global spokeswoman for peace, women’s rights and education.

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Doing Nobody’s Job

Jaykumar Menon, an international human rights lawyer, scholar, and social entrepreneur —and finalist for this year’s Prize

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Mission Possible

Finalist Saul Griffith is working on how we fix the damaging industrial ways that we do things today.

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Change in Motion

Meet our prize finalist Faustin Linyekula, a Congolese dancer, choreographer, director, storyteller and founder of a transformative dance company, Studios Kabako, in Kisangani.

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Underwater Witness

Sylvia Earle, one of the finalists for the 2019 Tällberg/Eliasson Global Leadership award, behaves like a woman running out of time, which she is.

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Shaping the Future

On April 11, the 2018 winners discussed their leadership accomplishments and challenges with an audience drawn from the Columbia community and friends of the Tällberg Foundation.

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Got Silk?

When Fio Omenetto offered to host the Tällberg Foundation’s workshop—“Inside Every Utopia Is Dystopia,”— he provided an ideal space for examining the impact of scientific and technological advances.

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Thought Experiments

What do magical thinking, salamander tails, free will, the human genome, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights have in common?

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Something to talk about

In the 35 years since a Swedish businessman named Bo Ekman created the Tällberg Foundation, both the world and his organization have changed dramatically.

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What happens in Mexico City

It will be part celebration, part forum, and part call to action, as the Tällberg Foundation brings together a select group of participants in Mexico City.

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