Blog - Tällberg / Eliasson Global Leadership Prize


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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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