As chief investment officer of Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund, Hiro Mizuno led substantial transitions in the portfolio's asset allocation, marked by a strong environmental, social, and governance mentality.
Financier, Former Executive Managing Director of Japan's Government Pension Investment Fund
Brimming with insights gained on her picaresque journey from firefighter to best-selling author, Caroline Paul’s "The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure" is a revolutionary guide for raising brave young women.
As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee thoght her country was the "best on the planet." It wasn't until the famine of the 90s that she began to wonder. She escaped the country at 17-years-old to begin a life in hiding as a refugee in China. Hers is a harrowing, personal tale of survival and hope -- and a powerful reminder of those who face constant danger, even when the border is far behind.
Stefano Mancuso is a founder of the study of plant neurobiology, which explores signaling and communication at all levels of biological organization, from genetics to molecules, cells and ecological communities.
Using all the techniques known to astronomy -- mathematics, computers and data from telescopes on the ground and in space -- Juna Kollmeier seeks to understand how the universe formed by mapping stars, galaxies and black holes at scale.
Yuval Noah Harari is a historian, philosopher and the bestselling author of "Sapiens," "Homo Deus," "21 Lessons for the 21st Century" and the graphic novel series "Sapiens: A Graphic History." He is considered one of the world's most influential public intellectuals today.
A self-described average guy who found success doing what he loved, Richard St. John spent more than a decade researching the lessons of success -- and distilling them into 8 words, 3 minutes and one successful book.