Energy and Environment Scholar and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution
Director, Urgent Action Fund
Co-Founder and Director, Charities Foundation.
Assistant Director, Center for the Study of Science.
Director, Strategic Communications and Ocean Acidification, Ocean Conservancy
Senior Reporter, ProPublica; Author, Run to Failure: BP and the Making of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Xylem Inc.
Sculptor, painter and printmaker Alwar Balasubramaniam makes work that crosses the boundary between art, perception and life.
Kartick Satyanarayan works tirelessly to save Indiaâ€™s wild animals from illegal captivity and poaching.
John Kasaona is a pioneer of community-based conservation -- working with the people who use and live on fragile land to enlist them in protecting it.
Using a principle he calls â€œconvex lens leadership,â€ R.A. Mashelkarâ€™s vision has catapulted indiaâ€™s talent for science and innovation onto the international stage.
Ogyen Trinley Dorje is the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, a revered figure in Tibetan Buddhism devoted to preserving and propagating Buddhist teachings.
Sivamani is a versatile and creative drummer, as a soloist, with his band Rhythm Asia, and in hundreds of collaborations.
Romulus Whitaker is a scientist and conservationist who slings around the globe to study and protect reptiles.
Pawan Sinha researches how our brains interpret what our eyes see -- and uses that research to give blind children the gift of sight.
Rachel Pike studies climate change at the molecular level -- tracking how emissions from biofuel crops react with the air to shape weather trends globally.
John Lloyd helps make some of the cleverest television in the UK.
Shekhar Kapur is a visionary filmmaker and storyteller who works at the intersection of art, myth and activism.
Kitchen-sized fish farms, living air purifiers and devices that turn old water bottles into martini shakers all spring from the form-and-function-fusing mind of designer Mathieu Lehanneur.