J.K. Rowling, Novelist

Who wouldn’t know J.K. Rowling?! Best remembered as the author of the Harry Potter series, Rowling is probably the best novelist of our generation on children’s literature. From the time she was about 5 or 6 years old, she already showed her promise of what she could become. And true enough, Rowling realized her potential…

Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation President

Does Rockefeller sound familiar to you? Well, it has a foundation and Judith Rodin, the former president of the University of Pennsylvania is its president and that was since March 2005. What is the foundation all about? Hmm.. its initiatives include efforts to mobilize an agricultural revolution in sub-Saharan Africa, bolster economic security for American…

Can We Truly “Walk Free”?

Just last December 2012, Andrew Forrest, Australia’s richest man and Founder of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. formed “Walk Free” – an antislavery nonprofit organization which aims to end modern slavery. It is said that Forrest is set to publish come August 2013 the Global Index of Modern Slavery which ranks the existence and efforts to…

World Economic Forum – Davos 2013

Just recently, the world’s top financial minds and business leaders gathered at Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum‘s annual meeting. The agenda: To solve economic problems and promote greater cooperation towards a progressive world. Well, do you think they were able to come to a consensus and fix the world’s financial troubles? Guess that’s…