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World Leader: Remembering U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan

New York, N.Y. We remember the powerful, humble and dedicated Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, 8 April 1938 – 18 August 2018. Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, 8 April 1938 – 18 August 2018. In October 2017, Mr. Annan joined his successor as Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, and the current chief of the […]

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Meet J. Luce Foundation Global Advisor Jeremy Hu

New York, N.Y. Jeremy Hu first made his mark in the world of art and fashion. Born and raised in Taiwan, Jeremy studied Graphic Design, Advertising, and Photography at Central St. Martin’s College of Art and Design in London. In his early career, he worked as a fashion model.  He then moved to New York City, where he has held many positions, including worldwide art curator, […]

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From Cambodian Refugee Camp to Best U.S. Chef Contender

Washington, D.C. Seng Luangrath may have been born to cook. She started when she was a 7-year-old girl in Laos, learning from her grandmother. “My mom was too busy working,” she told VOA in the kitchen of her Washington, D.C., restaurant. “So, I had to cook for my three other siblings. I remember it was […]

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2018 J. Luce Foundation Candlelight Award: Professor Lenni B. Benson

New York, N.Y. Lenni B. Benson is a Professor of Law at New York Law School, past adjunct professor at Columbia University teaching both immigration and refugee law, and is Founder, Director and Senior Advisor of the Safe Passage Project in New York City. The Safe Passage Project recruits, trains and mentors lawyers and student […]

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Meet J. Luce Foundation Global Advisor Lynne-Marie Paquette

New York, N.Y. Born and raised in the United States of America, the land of dreams and promises, Lynne-Marie grows up with a great determination of being successful and making impacts around the world. Lynne-Marie is an outstanding woman entrepreneur and global advisor, who founded the Buddy’s Dog Den in Brooklyn, New York and greatly […]

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Nan O’Brien & David Webb’s Honeymoon Walk For Charity – A Million Steps With Love

New York, N.Y. Growth, a desire shared by all humans being the goal-oriented creatures we are, can be a struggle; it all depends on your outlook on life. Having made her living as a paralegal for fifteen years and professional writer for ten, Nan O’Brien, a philanthropist, has been working full-time as a medium, and […]

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Meet Kumar Abhishek, Luce Fellow in India’s Poorest State, Bihar

Bihar, India. Born in the poorest province of India 21 years ago, my parents named me “Abhishek Kumar.” I began my education at one of the best schools in town, St. Ignatius School. I was a shy but good student, as I remain to this day. PHOTO I’m not rich and have faced challenges growing up had, experiencing life’s ups and […]

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Meet J. Luce Foundation Global Advisor Ben Paljor Chatag

New York, N.Y. Born in Lhasa, Tibet and raised in Northern India, Ben Paljor Chatag discovered his passion for painting at a very young age and decided to invest his time into mastering his craft. Ben shared, When I was younger, I recall drawing a lot with my father, especially when the electricity went off […]

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MyRegistry Revolutionizing the Wedding Registry Process

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