Fields Wicker-Miurin wants to improve the quality and impact of leadership worldwide by discovering leaders in unique, local settings and connecting them with one another.

Why you should listen

Fields Wicker-Miurin is co-founder of Leaders' Quest, an organization that brings together leaders from around the world to learn about key trends in their regions, and to explore their role as leaders. Through regional "Quests," leaders learn how their efforts are interconnected and have the potential to improve the world at the global level, too. Leaders' Quest is cross-cultural, interdisciplinary, and multi-generational.

Wicker-Miurin is also a director of CDC Group, a UK development finance institution, and Savills, an international property advisory company. She frequently speaks and writes about 21st-century leadership issues, and is a Governor of King's College London.

What others say

“An unforgettable week, the most serious amount of self-education I have had in 30 years."” — Geoff Unwin

Fields Wicker-Miurin’s TED talk

Quotes from Fields Wicker-Miurin

[Good leaders] have tried to connect worlds they didn’t know existed before. They’ve built bridges, and they’ve walked across them. They have a sense of the great arc of time and their tiny place in it.
Fields Wicker-Miurin
TEDSalon London 2009 • 590K views Nov 2009
Inspiring, Informative
The young women in the [Karnataka] village said, ‘We’ve changed our dream. Our dream is for our partners, our husbands, not to be given to us because of a horoscope, but to be given to us because they’ve been tested for HIV.’
Fields Wicker-Miurin
TEDSalon London 2009 • 590K views Nov 2009
Inspiring, Informative