What will the world look like in 2030?

What will the world look like in 2030?

Welcome to the 2020s! “Three things are true at the same time. The world is much better, the world is awful, the world can be much better.” Max Roser, Oxford University We asked members of the Tällberg community to define their fears, their hopes and their...
Names of the Dead

Names of the Dead

Three of the intertwined strands of DNA that standout in the Tällberg Foundation’s genetic make-up are learning through conversation, leveraging cultural experiences to deepen understanding, and engaging with the natural world. The result, sometimes by design and...
New Thinking for a New World

New Thinking for a New World

In a few days, we will convene our now annual celebration of great leaders and leadership, this time in Nairobi, Kenya. During the week of November 11, several dozen participants from twenty countries will join a group of Kenyan political, academic, and other thought...
The Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven

Describing her experience on the jury for this year’s Tällberg/Eliasson Global Leadership Prize, Safa Al-Hashem, Kuwait’s only female member of parliament, has the perfect word for the seven finalists: They are all, she says, “magnificent.” With the award celebration...
Triple Vision

Triple Vision

Where some might see a dichotomy in Anne Goldfeld’s career—her cutting-edge laboratory at Harvard Medical School versus her fieldwork with patients in Cambodia and Ethiopia—she describes them as deeply integrated, along with her human-rights efforts. The...
Doing Nobody’s Job

Doing Nobody’s Job

Curiosity. Audacity. Determination. A bit of heart. That how Jaykumar Menon describes the qualities that have propelled him, as he followed his teenage ambition “to positively affect the lives of tens of millions of people.” A lofty goal, which is now within reach....

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