World Leaders Forum: Shaping the Future
A Conversation with The 2018 Tällberg / Eliasson Global Leaders
April 11, 2019 · 6:30-8 PM
Italian Academy Teatro
- Pastor Nicolas Guérékoyame-Gbangou, President of the Evangelical Alliance of the Central African Republic; Founder of the Plateforme des Confessions Religieuses de Centrafrique (PCRC)
- Professor Rafael Yuste, Professor of Biological Sciences and Neuroscience, Columbia University in the City of New York
- Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Multiaward winning Pakistani filmmaker, journalist and activist
- Vishakha N. Desai, Moderator, Vice Chair, Committee on Global Thought, Senior Advisor for Global Affairs to the President, Senior Research Scholar, School of International and Public Affairs
This World Leaders Forum program featured a conversation with the 2018 winners of the Tällberg/Eliasson Global Leadership Prize, moderated by Professor Vishakha N. Desai. The Prize is awarded annually for extraordinary leadership—in any field and any country—that is courageous, optimistic, dynamic, rooted in universal values and global in application or in aspiration. The panel discussion was followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
WLF Student Workshop with Rafael Yuste: Human rights of the future? Discussing the Ethics of Neurotech and AI
The Committee on Global Thought presented a session with Professor Rafael Yuste, exclusively for students from all schools at Columbia University. The workshop took place over lunch in Fayerweather Hall Room 513 on Thursday, April 11th from 1-2pm.