Tag Archives: New York

Our Ninth Great Grandfather Co-Founded Harvard University

New York, N.Y. Sir Thomas Dudley, the third Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, and our ninth great-grandfather, signed the charter to establish Harvard on May 30, 1650 – making it the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Sir Thomas Dudley, 3rd, 7th, 11th, and 14th Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and first resident […]

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Shock of a Lifetime – My Dream Fulfilled Under the Buddha Tree

Bihar, India. I began working ‘in the field,’ out of New York in developing countries, in 1999. Never in two decades of helping humanity have I been more shocked that I was this week. On a tour of an important site, I was directed to notice a sign on the side of the road. It […]

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2019 “Luce 24 Under 24” Recipients Awarded in New York City

New York, N.Y. More than one hundred people celebrated the unveiling of the first cohort of “Luce 24 Under 24” at The China Institute on July 24, which coincidentally was the 60th birthday of Jim Luce. Mirroring the Forbes 30 Under 30, the “Luce 24 Under 24” Awards recognize young game-changers twenty-four years of age […]

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As World Continues to Divide, Young Global Leadership Critical

By Amy Tarar, 2019 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient Young Global Leader Overcomes Tragedy to focus on Education in Memory of Parent’s Legacy. Now: a Foundation and Medical School New York, N.Y. Young leaders have been making innovative changes since the beginning of human history. If it weren’t for the young leaders of the past, we would not be […]

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Reflections on Leadership from Marietta’s McDonough Conference

Marietta College, Ohio. The J. Luce Foundation (link) is opening the Luce Leadership Centre at Caribbean Maritime University (link) in June, open to its 6,000 students in August. It will feature both on campus and online courses in experiential leadership through a Doctorate degree. 1924: Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator Marcus Garvey. Photo: Wiki […]

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Singer and Lover of Music in Big Apple Conquers Fear and Doubt

New York, N.Y.  I have always been a singer and lover of music, daydreaming about performing in front of audiences who came out specifically to hear me sing. My focus was not so much the money and fame, but doing what makes me the happiest and most fulfilled. But I was always unsure, telling myself […]

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From New York to Los Angeles, the Performance Tour of Grand Kabuki

New York, N.Y. In 1967, when I was thinking of starting a professional office of International Promotion, Japan and the United States signed a safety treaty. I thought the timing could not be better. To be able to bring the biggest cultural heritage of Japan — Grand Kabuki — to America was something I believed the Japanese government would […]

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Trump Threatens ‘Total Destruction’ of North Korea in First U.N. Speech

New York, N.Y. Describing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as “Rocket Man” on a suicide mission, U.S. President Donald Trump used his maiden address to the United Nations General Assembly to warn the Pyongyang regime that its current course could lead to total destruction. “North Korea’s reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles […]

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