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Michael Feigelson
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Michael Feigelson (@mfeigelson1) is the interim executive director for the Bernard Van Leer Foundation, which focuses on early childhood development. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Behavior, a former Thomas J. Watson fellow and McKinsey & Company consultant, has degrees from Princeton and Wesleyan University, and is the proud new father of a beautiful baby girl.

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The Unfulfilled Potential of Diapers

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 12:50 PM


by Michael Feigelson and Marcos Nisti

The baby diaper market -- led by Proctor & Gamble and Kimberly-Clark -- is projected to reach USD 52.2 billion by 2017. As the market grows, so does the investment in technology. In a recent

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The Business of Play

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2013 | 1:23 PM

Peru is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, making it an appropriate home for this week's "Delivering Growth, Strengthening Societies" conference, organized by the World Economic Forum in Lima. The event will be an opportunity for Peru to showcase the leadership role it is playing in...

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Ending Violence in Children's Lives: A Resolution We Cannot Afford to Break

(3) Comments | Posted January 8, 2013 | 7:44 PM

Following the mass shooting in Newtown, expressions of public outrage and sadness have been rampant. The demand for action appears unprecedented. But as we start 2013, we need to ask ourselves why the collective outrage from past tragedies in Aurora, Virginia Tech and Columbine did not translate into the level...

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Defending Children's Rights Means Defending Their Mothers, Too

(1) Comments | Posted November 14, 2012 | 11:22 AM

Each year, we celebrate Child Rights Day to honor the millions of children who are the heart and soul of India -- and of India's future. It is a day of fun, games and sweets, but it is also an important opportunity to reflect on the health, safety and essential...

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