Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas
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Innovators

Some of our hemisphere’s emerging leaders in politics, business, civil society, and the arts.

 

Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield Makes Space Cool Again

It was U.S. President John F. Kennedy who set the goal of putting a man on the moon in the early 1960s.  It was Neil Armstrong who would be that first man to step on the moon, saying: “It was one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Now, Canadian Commander Chris Hadfield, … Read more

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Innovators

Some of our hemisphere’s emerging leaders in politics, business, civil society, and the arts.

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Business Innovator: Bedy Yang, United States/Brazil

Silicon Valley may be the technology capital of the world, but Brazilian cities like São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro are giving the Bay Area a run for its money. A booming economy and an increasingly connected middle class that grew by 50 percent from 2003 to 2009 have made Brazil a logical new hub … Read more

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