Global Leadership in the 21st Century

Date: November 28, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Casa Italiana, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027 Teatro

Living in an evolving time, today's global leaders are challenged with difficult obstacles shaping societies and their environments. The Committee on Global Thought and the Tällberg Foundation are collaborating to discuss these issues and determine what kind of new leadership is needed. Major support for the Tällberg leadership initiatives, as well as other activities, is provided by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

This World Leaders Forum will feature a conversation about the demands facing great leaders among the 2017 Tällberg Global Leaders, and a conversation about the world today between former UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson and Professor Vishakha N. Desai.

Introductions:
Carol Gluck, George Sansom Professor of History and Chair, Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University in the City of New York

Alan Stoga, President, Zemi Communications; Senior Adviser, Kissinger Associates; Chairman, Tällberg Foundation

2017 Tällberg Foundation Global Leaders
Rodrigo Rubido Alonso, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Instituto Elos

Rebecca Heller, Director and Co-Founder, International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP)

Fiorenzo Omenetto, Dean for Research, School of Engineering, Frank C. Doble Professor of Engineering, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Physics and Professor of Electrical Engineering, Tufts University

Bright Simons, Founder, mPedigree; Technology Innovator and Social Activist

Moderator: Tom Cummings, Strategic Leadership Advisor; Senior Advisor, Global Alliance for Banking on Values; Board Member, Tällberg Foundation