Tallberg / Eliasson Global Leader Archives - Tällberg / Eliasson Global Leadership Prize
Brain Guys

Brain Guys

Q. What do hydra polyps, mice and Columbia University neuroscientist Rafael Yuste have in common?   A. The Tällberg Foundation   Rafa, a 2018 winner of the Tällberg/Eliasson Global Leadership Prize, is one of the most accomplished neuroscientists in the...
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...
A Different Marathon

A Different Marathon

First came Tegla Loroupe’s extraordinary achievements as an athlete: first African woman to win the New York Marathon, in 1994 (she would win twice more); world-record holder at 25 and 30 kilometer distances; three-time Olympian, and more. Then came the Kenyan...
Shaping the Future

Shaping the Future

On April 11, Columbia University’s Committee on Global Thought hosted the 2018 winners of the Tällberg / Eliasson Global Leadership Prize in a public conversation about global leadership in the 21st century. Neuroscientist Rafael Yuste, filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy...

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