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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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Nigel Roberts on Positivity – “Everybody Can Do Something’”

New York, N.Y. Award winning Journalist Nigel Roberts, talks about his passions in journalism, business and helping young people to achieve their vision. Is there anything Nigel Roberts can’t do? Currently an editor at NewsOne.com and a Global Advisor at the J. Luce Foundation, Roberts served as the Foundation’s first Communications Director and Editor of […]

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Tadeusz Sudol: Connected to Two Worlds – New York and Old Europe

New York, N.Y. Every day, when Tadeusz (Tad) Sudol, Ph.D. makes the crossing from Manhattan to Roosevelt Island — the “small town” of 14,000 in New York’s East River — he is reminded of another crossing he made, 28 years ago. In 1988, Peter Marcuse, a professor of urban planning at Columbia University, met him […]

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Meet Global Advisor, Richard Allen Ph.D.

New York, N.Y. Film scholar, Hitchcock expert, Philosopher, Writer, Professor, Dean; these are the things that make up Richard Allen. Richard Allen was born and raised in England. Richard majored in philosophy and politics as an undergraduate where he was inspired by the philosophy of Wittgenstein and ran the Oxford University Film Society for a […]

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BEYOND THE LENS

There aren’t many artists who use their crafts and talents to convey an important message to others. We need more artists like Gwendolen Cates, who can be a voice for those who don’t have one. As an award winning photographer, author, and filmmaker, she not only captures stories through moving images, but also takes photographs […]

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CONOR GRENNAN: Prince of Nepal

Photo: usatoday.com It all began with a trip followed by a promise; sometimes in life you have to explore and discover the unknown and the hidden. This can eventually lead you to discover a passion, a duty that you must complete. This point brings me to Conor Grennan, an author, philanthropist and true game changer. […]

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A Chat With Papa CJ, Entertainer

The J. Luce Foundation works to promote goodness, in partnership with groups and people from all over the world. A powerful  to the Foundation is Papa CJ, an Indian comedian, and social activist. As a stand-up comic, Papa CJ has toured the world in sold-out shows and appeared in television specials on major networks, including […]

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Meet Molly McCloskey, C.E.O. & President of Operation Respect

New York, N.Y. Born in Cleveland, Ohio in June 1967, Molly McCloskey always had a passion for helping others. Her grandmother, Gen McCloskey, was an advocate for women rights. Both inside and out of her church, Molly’s grandmother was committed to equal rights and opportunities for all people. Grandma Gen always stood for compassion, impacting Molly’s life tremendously. […]

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