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  • Children look at computer screens at a visitor’s gallery in the Marina Barrage in Singapore Global Shapers Article

    How can we protect young people from cyber bullying?

    Every 40 seconds, somewhere in the world, someone commits suicide. The… more

  • A dragonfly lands on a stalk of wheat ready for harvest during sunset on the Canadian prairies near Vulcan Young Global Leaders Article

    How to tackle malnutrition and obesity at the same time

    Is it possible to solve two contrasting global issues – malnutrition in developing countries and obesity… more

  • A Google employee works on a laptop in front of a mural of the New York City skyline, at the New York City company office Young Global Leaders Article

    “She’s not a geek, she doesn’t belong here”

    I’m a fake. An imposter. I don’t belong here. Those aren’t Radiohead lyrics. This is how women… more

  • Thirst4Water Mina Guli Young Global Leaders Article

    How China is tackling its water crisis

    Imagine identifying an issue so big you think you’ll never make a dent in it. Then think about how you’d… more

  • A zoomed image of a computer monitor shows a website selling button clipart for online shops in Vienna Foundation Members Article

    Five things that make you an empowered consumer

    There is a fundamental shift taking place in our economy: we’re moving away from manufacturing… more

  • Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in Warsaw Young Global Leaders Article

    Why investors should care about cyber breaches

    Major security breaches continue to hit headlines, as businesses are forced to shift from… more

  • Giant concrete supertree structures and the Supertree Aerial Walkway are silhouetted at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore Young Global Leaders Article

    Four ways cities can embrace the sharing economy

    The sharing economy is experiencing explosive growth around the world and is forcing us to rethink many… more

  • Laboratory technicans of the company Icon Genetics prepare proteines from Tobacco plants (Nicotiana benthamiana) for weighing in a laboratory in Halle Young Global Leaders Video

    How does the Ebola virus work?

    Genetic sequencing can help track the spread and adaptation of viral outbreaks such as Ebola and Lassa… more

  • Wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm can be seen on the hills surrounding Lake George, located on the outskirts of the Australian capital city of Canberra Young Global Leaders Article

    Why it pays to join the circular economy

    "The circular economy needs to make sense to policy-makers in developing countries as well as in Europe and… more

  • Girls look at a poster, distributed by UNICEF, bearing information on and illustrations of best practices that help prevent the spread of Ebola virus disease (EVD), in the city of Voinjama, in Lofa County in this handout photo Young Global Leaders Video

    Attacking the information failures on Ebola

    Every day marks a new deadly chapter in the Ebola crisis. As of this week more than… more

  • Robot arms coat a Porsche Macan at the new plant in the eastern German city of Leipzig Young Global Leaders Article

    Men or machines: will technology take our jobs?

    As technology transforms millions of jobs around the world, it has created a “second machine age”… more

  • A health worker checks the temperature of a man at a roadside health checkpoint outside Ganta Young Global Leaders Article

    Fighting Ebola from the grassroots

    As a global community, our ability to respond to the Ebola crisis gripping West Africa… more

  • A pro-democracy demonstrator reacts during a fireworks display in downtown Hong Kong Young Global Leaders Article

    Is your business ready to go ‘bossless’?

    One of the main reasons I wanted to be an entrepreneur was for the feeling of freedom and autonomy it gave… more

  • The sun is about to come up over the South Pacific Ocean as seen from the International Space Station Young Global Leaders Article

    Can technology save the environment?

    In a world of 9 billion expected by 2050 – including 3 billion new middle-class consumers – the… more

  • Mark Pollock walking Young Global Leaders Article

    My robotic legs and the frontiers of innovation

    How do you lead in a crisis: a disaster on Mount Everest, an oil spill, a collapse trapping 33 Chilean… more

  • Man talks on a mobile phone near the Pudong financial district in Shanghai Young Global Leaders Event

    Why Created in China is the new Made in China

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • People walk past a lantern decorated with a dragon pattern ahead of the Lantern Festival at Yu Yuan Garden in downtown Shanghai Young Global Leaders Event

    Has China’s growth only just begun?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • LittleBits chief executive and founder, Ayah Bdeir, poses at her company’s headquarters in New York Young Global Leaders Article

    Are you a sandwich generation leader?

    The World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders (YGLs) are a group of globetrotting, independently minded… more