Posts tagged 'Global Shapers Community'

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    Five ways hackers can build a better city

    What have you read about Detroit recently? Perhaps it’s that the United Nations criticized the local water policy… more

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    The crisis of legitimacy and representation

    The ongoing spat between the cyber community and the United Nation’s International Telecommunications Union (ITU)… more

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    Why I support the Global Shapers

    Twenty-five years ago, I had a choice: build on the studies I had just finished in medical biology with a PhD, or take… more

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    Saving coral reefs from extinction

    The world’s coral reef ecosystems occupy less than one quarter of 1% of the marine environment, yet they are home to… more

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    What #peacemeans to me

    September 21st is Peace Day, a day each year that is dedicated to peace. Right now the World Bank estimates that 1.5… more

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    Could young people be the immune system of the world?

    The complexity of the world and its resultant problems should leave every responsible citizen with some thoughts and… more

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    Together we are stronger

    The meeting was Ellana Lee’s idea. She reached out to the Shapers through the Forum and established the initial… more

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    Global Shapers: Reshaping Tunisia's business and culture

    The Tunis Shapers are committed to shaping the future of Tunisia. They are divided into four groups, based on separate… more

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    Global Shapers: A forum for youth entrepreneurship in Charlotte

    The Charlotte Shaper Hub has identified a creative approach to addressing youth unemployment, a problem that has… more

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    Global Shapers: Meet the London hub

    From human rights lawyers to management consultants, homeless shelter directors to investment bankers and tech CEOs to… more

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    Global Shapers: A year of youth empowerment

    Welcome to Global Shapers Week on the Forum Blog. Only one year after the launch of the Global Shapers Community, 168… more

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    To shape a Shaper: Reflections on the World Economic Forum on East…

    I was very fortunate to participate in the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Bangkok last month as part of the… more

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    Turkish delights

    Istanbul is one of my favourite cities. The World Economic Forum meeting held there, which I attended as a Global… more

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    What I learned from Aung San Suu Kyi

    From May 28-30th, I attended the World Economic Forum in Bangkok as a Global Shaper representing the Taipei Hub. The… more

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    Finding a sustainable solution to youth suicide

    How many times have we heard, “They are not aware of what they have committed?” Or, “I wish they had had enough… more

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    When Hogwarts came to Harvard

    To the delight of muggles and half-bloods alike, April brought the opening of Pottermore, a digital portal for the… more

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    Transforming Mauritius into a “blue” economy

    Coming from the island nation of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, I grew up surrounded by the sea, coral reefs and rich… more

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    Trust and legitimacy: The Intel™ chip of societies?

    Around the world we are witnessing social contracts being redrafted or in many cases rewritten. Turn on the news and… more