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The Future of War Conference 2017 Washington, D.C.

SHARON BURKE Senior Advisor and Director, Resource Security Program, New America
MINA CHANG CEO, Linking the World, International Security Fellow, New America
JAKE HARRIMAN Founder and CEO, Nuru International
REBECCA J. WOLFE Director of Peace and Conflict, Mercy Corps

New America and Arizona State University invite you to the Future of War Conference 2017 on March 21 in Washington, D.C. The event will feature leaders from government, military, journalism, academia, and the private sector exploring questions of international security and defense which brings together interdisciplinary experts working to develop new paradigms for understanding and addressing the changing nature of armed conflict and systematic violence.
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Cover for the Observer 'People of the Year' Issue  Photo Credit Can Turkyilmaz

Cover for the Observer 'People of the Year' Issue 

Photo Credit Can Turkyilmaz

People of the Year 2014

In the third People Issue for the Observer Magazine, Linking the World CEO Mina Chang was named as one of the 'People of the Year.' Editor Joe Tone introduces the issue writing, "Their stories, as usual, are paired with intimate portraits, this year from acclaimed photographer Can Turkyilmaz. Featured in the issue are notable community leaders such as Police Chief David Brown, NHL athlete Jamie Benn, and Historian Bonnie Jacobs."

 

Behind the Scenes for the People of the Year Issue

On Boko Haram

Natalie Solis and Mina Chang on Boko Haram

Mina Chang with Natalie Solis of Fox 4 News discussing the Boko Haram and her recent participation at the World Economic Forum

ABC award winning host Melanie Lawson and Mina Chang interview 

ABC award winning host Melanie Lawson and Mina Chang interview 

Mina Chang speaks at the Women’s Leadership Series

Linking the World CEO, Mina Chang, was invited as the keynote speaker for the Women's Leadership Series at the Brown Foundation Performing Arts Theatre. Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, was also in attendance. The Women’s Leadership Steering Committee is chaired by Dr Anne Chao and Paula W Hinton. The next installment in the series will feature Cherie Blair, the former First Lady of the United Kingdom.