Emma Watson

Emma Watson

66 REAL-LEADERS.COM / SPRING 2018 THE REAL LEADERS 100 LIST IS NUMBERED FOR REFERENCE ONLY AND DOES NOT INDICATE A RANKING. 3 | « UNITED STATES ALLI J. MORAN FOUNDER, THE WAKPÁ WAŠTÉ SCHOLARS ALLIANCE Vision: To build capacity around education empowerment on her reservation of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe. Action: Unsettled by how Native Americans are virtually neglected in the political system; leaving communities vulnerable to education funding cuts, Moran works to empower Native American youth by providing mentorship and resources to help them access higher education. FACEBOOK.COM/LAKOTASCHOLARS “Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children.” - Sitting Bull 1 | « UNITED STATES EVA LONGORIA ACTRESS & PHILANTHROPIST, THE EVA LONGORIA FOUNDATION Vision: To empower Latinas to reach their potential through education and entrepreneurship. Action: Providing Latina entrepreneurs with career training, mentorship, capital and opportunity. By investing in Latinas, they hope to build a stronger future for our country. WWW.EVALONGORIAFOUNDATION.ORG “Be philanthropic in your everyday life. You don’t have to have money to do that. You can do it with your time and energy.” 7 | « JORDAN ABLA AL-HAJAYA HEAD OF YOUTH, JORDANIAN HASHEMITE FUND FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Vision: A society that supports women’s political and economic empowerment on fair basis for all Arab women. Action: Trains young people, in conjunction with UNICEF, to build their capacities and skills through active participation and citizenship. Heads the Al-Hissa Association that supports orphans and the poor. Launched initiatives that tackle issues related to women and children, such as “Under- age Victims.” WWW.WEBSITE.COM “One lamp, yet not enough to light a whole dark city, it is sufficient to show you the right path.” 8 | « UNITED STATES ALEX ATZBERGER PRESIDENT, SAP ARIBA Vision: Transparency through digital will bring back trust in global economy and equal opportunity to all participants. Action: Global 2000 companies spend $12 trillion on goods and services annually. These companies have the power to ensure that no forced labor is being used to make their products, that they follow environmental practices across their supply chain and make opportunities available to diverse businesses. SAP Ariba delivers the largest digital business network to help them do it. WWW.ARIBA.COM “Be infinite while it lasts.” - Vinícius de Moraes 9 | « IRAQ BASIMA ABDULRAHMAN FOUNDER/CEO, KESK Vision: A world where smart solutions are implemented to ensure a healthy and safe environment for all. Action: Founded the first initiative that offers sustainable building consulting services in Iraq. Conducts free educational courses and materials on green building design for college students and professionals to ensure wide adoption in a region where the knowledge in this field is limited. Sponsors a design competition for college students to build their capacity in sustainable design. WWW.KESKCO.COM  “When you are inspired by some great purpose, you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be.” - Patanjali  10 | « UNITED STATES ROBERT SMITH FOUNDER, ICV Vision: A more conscious way of allocating capital. Action: Identifies changemakers from around the world and connects them with family offices and fund investors who care for the future, and want to advance corporate responsibility and create social impact beyond financial return. Through the creation of partnerships, they are mobilizing trillions of dollars to find solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. WWW.ICVGROUP.ORG “If you build it, they will come” 6 | « AUSTRALIA SIMON MOSS COFOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR, GLOBAL CITIZEN Vision: A world without extreme poverty by 2030. As a global community, they have adopted 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development to create this. Action: Created and grew Global Citizen’s events and campaigns divisions, major events and campaigns in support of ending extreme poverty. The campaigns have driven 13 million actions, unlocked 300 commitments valued at $35 billion, and will affect 1.3 billion people by 2030.  WWW.GLOBALCITIZEN.ORG “A leader is best when people barely know he exists; when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they say: 'We did it ourselves.'” - Lao Tzu  5 | « SOUTH AFRICA THANDEKA TUTU-GXASHE CEO, DESMOND TUTU TUTUDESK CAMPAIGN Vision: A world where the 500 million school-going children, currently without a desk, are given this most basic necessity. Action: The Tutudesk Campaign has given portable desks to nearly 2 million children in 22 countries in subSaharan Africa, delivering an infinitely improved learning experience and imparting a sense of dignity to children. The desk has improved literacy and reduced absenteeism. WWW.TUTUDESK.ORG “It always seems impossible until it's done!” - Nelson Mandela 4 | « UNITED STATES LEONARDO DICAPRIO ACTOR, FOUNDER, THE LEONARDO DICAPRIO FOUNDATION Vision: To find solutions that help restore balance to threatened ecosystems. Action: Started a foundation in 1998 to work on pressing environmental issues. Through grantmaking, public campaigns and media initiatives, the foundation brings attention and funding to wildlands conservation, oceans conservation, climate change, indigenous rights, transforming California and innovative solutions. WWW.LEONARDODICAPRIO.ORG “Think about the shame that each of us will carry when our children and grandchildren look back and realize that we had the means of stopping this devastation, but simply lacked the political will to do so.” 2 | « UNITED STATES JONATHANGRANOFF PRESIDENT, THE GLOBAL SECURITY INSTITUTE Vision: Instead of using intelligence to melt the polar ice cap, using wisdom to melt the human heart. Action: Granoff expresses his human values through the tools of law, advocacy, diplomacy and nonviolent conflict prevention and resolution to build an international order where nuclear weapons are universally and legally eliminated. WWW.GSINSTITUTE.ORG | WWW.NOBELPEACESUMMIT.COM “Separate from oneself that which separates one from other lives.” - Bawa Muhaiyaddeen. “Politics needs to stop treating women as a special-interest group.” Eva Longoria

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