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Battling Inequity for Life: Luce Leader Travels, Reflects

Madison, WI.  In January of this year, I was recognized by the James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation as one of two Luce Leaders for the year 2014—an award reserved for young individuals trying to make a difference on a global level (link). For this reason, it seemed only fitting that I was unable to attend the ceremony, […]

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Jonathan Hollander’s Battery Dance Company 38 Years Later

New York, N.Y.  I’ve always considered myself fortunate to meet the people who are doing big things—positively impacting lives in meaningful ways.  Recently I met a kindred spirit, Jonathan Hollander, founder and director of Battery Dance Company.  His lower Manhattan-based dance company demonstrates the tremendous public good that the arts can contribute to society.  He […]

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Findings and Secrets: The Explored Gaze of Claudia Saggiante Rangel

By Alina Peña Iguarán, edited by Jim Luce. Claudia Saggiante Rangel formally began her studies in Art when she was 17 years old under the tutelage of the Peruvian painter, Carmen Bravo in Cuernavaca, Morelos (Mexico).  That moment triggered Saggiante’s artistic life.  Since then she has learned a new language that has allowed her to explore […]

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Gates Foundation’s Ignacio Mas On eFinance in the Developing World

Madrid, Spain.  Ignacio Mas, Deputy Director of the Financial Services for the Poor Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, took time off from his hectic schedule at the recent GSM Alliance Congress in Madrid to speak to me over coffee.  Ignacio was one of the primary representatives of the Gates Foundation at this global trade show with over 49,000 […]

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C.E.O. Brooke Partridge Helps Lead Technology Thought in Developing World

New York, N.Y. Despite our best efforts to meet in Barcelona, at the GSM World Congress, with 49,000 participants spread between 1,300 vendors, C.E.O. Brooke Partridge and I missed each other. We succeeded in connecting between New York and Palo Alto by phone a week later. It had been my impression that she was someone I had to interview, […]

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