Just as rival nations have risen to test the dominance of America’s “hard power” capabilities, it now faces growing competition in the realm of “soft power.” Is the United States losing its edge in the global battle for ideas and influence?
Lincoln Ellis , Managing Director and Senior Strategist, Green Square Capital, LLC; John Livingston , Director, McKinsey & Company; Caralynn Nowinski , MD, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, UI LABS; Nirav Shah, MD, Associate, Sidley Austin LLP; Ted Souder, Head of Industry-Retail, Google, Inc. Introduced by Molly O'Donnell .
Jeffrey D. Klein , President and CEO, The Global FoodBanking Network; Caralynn Nowinski, MD, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, UI LABS; Don Welsh, President and CEO, Choose Chicago. Moderated by Steve Edwards.
Maya Cohen, Executive Director, GlobeMed; Jennifer Gottesfeld, US Program Director, Global Health Corps; Angela Heimburger, Executive Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry & Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health, University of Chicago; Candace Lew, MD, MPH, Senior Technical Advisor for Contraception, Pathfinder International; His Excellency Stephen Lewis, Codirector, AIDS-Free World; And other participants
Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI; Rachel Kyte, Group Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change, The World Bank; John McDermott, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health; Cynthia Rosenzweig, Senior Research Scientist, Goddard Institute for Space Studies at Columbia University. Moderated by Dan Glickman.
Sean Casten, President and Chief Executive Officer, Recycled Energy Development, LLC, and Emerging Leader, The Chicago Council ; Amy Francetic, Executive Director and President, Clean Energy Trust, and Emerging Leader, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Introduced by Molly O’Donnell.