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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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Native American Two-Spirits Look to Reclaim Lost Heritage

Washington, D.C. Growing up, Timothy “Twix” Ward, a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe in Arizona, thought he was “normal.” But his family recognized there was something “special” about him. L to R: Vicki Quintero (White Mountain Apache), Timothy “Twix” Ward, San Carlos Apache, and Vanessa Kristina (Salt River Pima), who all identify as […]

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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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Lessons from Memorial Day for Daily Life

New York, N.Y.  As the world faces ongoing conflicts and threats of violence around the globe, please set aside political views for a moment, to consider valuable emotional lessons we can learn from those who gave the ultimate sacrifice whom we honor on this Memorial Day. Pride. There was a day when pride in flag […]

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6/6: Jim Luce Delivers Keynote Address at Wooster’s Lavender Celebration

Annual Galas. We have hosted annual galas every year since 2000. From the Yale, Harvard, and Princeton Clubs, to the Asia and Americas Society, to the National Arts Club and Indonesian and Sri Lankan Consulates. With His Holiness the Dalai Lama and a group of Japanese friends including Dr. Kazuko, in Bodhgaya, Bohar, India at the Kalachakra. […]

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5/6: Importance of Relationships thru Haiti and Lions Clubs

Relationships. Relationships are key to success in changing the world. Congressmember Carolyn B. Maloney has been in my home and office, as I have been in hers. She and her husband attended our galas and I wrote his obituary when he died climbing Mt. Everest in The Huffington Post. Their daughter Virginia interned for us when she was at Princeton, and a […]

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3/6: From the Luce Family to the Lee Family, My First Gay Partner

Luce Family. Many of you did not grow up here and most of you are too young to know who Henry Luce was… Henry Luce, Jr. went to Yale in the 1920’s and with a friend there, founded Time magazine which became Time-Life and eventually AOL and CNN. Today, “Time Warner.” His nickname was “Harry” […]

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