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Judith Rodin: Unemployment Makes Our Youth 'Less Resilient'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

During an interview with HuffPost Live at Davos on Thursday, Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, warned of the devastating long-ter...

Helene Gayle On Gender Inequality: 'The Main Challenge Is Ignorance'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Microsoft's Lori Harnick, CARE USA President and CEO Helene Gayle and United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin sat down together with ...

Brian Gallagher: 'Income Inequality Is Not Surprising'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Brian Gallagher, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way, told HuffPost Live it's hard to talk about income inequality because such a larg...

Sir Leszek Borysiewicz Warns Of The Dangers Of Cuts To Education

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice Chancellor of Cambridge University, told HuffPost Live at Davos he's concerned about the long-term impact of cuts to educ...

Ian Goldin: It's 'Wrong' For The Media To Give Equal Attention To 'Climate Change Skeptics'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Professor Ian Goldin of the Oxford Martin School joined HuffPost Live at Davos on Thursday to talk about the way the world is taking on climate change...

Muhtar Kent, Maria Fanjul: Youth Unemployment Is A 'Real Danger' To Fabric Of The World

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Muhtar Kent, CEO of Coca-Cola, and Maria Fanjul, CEO of entradas.com, joined HuffPost Live at Davos on Thursday to discuss the challenge of youth unem...

'We Still Have A Huge Struggle': Gay Rights Activists Weigh In At Davos LGBT Panel

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

CNN and Time Magazine's Fareed Zakaria moderated a panel on LGBT rights sponsored by The Huffington Post and Microsoft to kick off the second day of t...

Live Updates From The World Economic Forum

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Wednesday marks the second day of the 2014 World Economic Forum, also known as the Davos Annual Meeting. The event, taking place in Switzerland, fe...

How Steve Jobs Saved The Day For This Bestselling Author

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Dr. David Agus, M.D., author and co-founder of Navigenics, may have never made it to the New York Times' bestseller list if it weren't for Steve Jobs....

WATCH: Why This Disease Is A Massive Looming Threat To Public Health

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Alzheimer's is going to be one of the biggest public health threats in the coming decades, according to Dr. Murali Doraiswamy, M.D., of the Duke Unive...

'It's Your Chart And You Better Understand What's Going On'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Long gone is the idea of the doctor in a white coat with a black bag making a house visit to a sick patient. Now, health care is more of a team spo...

Matt Damon Davos

Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Academy Award winner Matt Damon talked with HuffPost Live at Davos Wednesday about why he co-founded Water.org, a nonprofit organization working to pr...

Aetna CEO On Health Care System: 'The Patient Really Isn't A Person'

Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Mark Bertolini, the CEO of Aetna, a U.S. health care giant, shared two deeply personal stories with HuffPost Live at the World Economic Forum in Davos...

UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks: 'Business Has To Step Up'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Nicholas Dirks, former Columbia Dean of Faculty and current Chancellor of University of California at Berkeley, sat down with HuffPost Live in Davos W...

Tupperware CEO: Success Is Not Just About Money

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Rick Goings, CEO of Tupperware, joined HuffPostLive at the World Economic Forum In Davos Wednesday to discuss the need to redefine success in modern s...

Laura Liswood: We Are Letting An Important Women's Issue 'Plateau'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Laura Liswood, Secretary General of the Council of Women World Leaders, joined HuffPost Live at Davos Wednesday to talk about the role women can and s...

Randi Zuckerberg Davos

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Randi Zuckerberg, the former Facebook executive and current CEO of Zuckerberg Media, stopped by HuffPost Live on Wednesday to discuss the ways in whic...

'Business Can Be A Force For Good In The World'

Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

David Jones, founder of One Young World and advisor to Havas, a global communications group, joined HuffPost Live Wednesday to talk about the positive...

Kavita Ramdas: 'Tiny Elite' Shouldn't Run Inequality Discussion

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

The Ford Foundation's Kavita Ramdas expressed her concern with the idea of a "tiny elite" driving the conversation on inequality during a discussion w...

Kasim Reed, Mayor Of Atlanta: Mayors 'Actually Get Things Done,' Unlike Congress

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

In an interview with HuffPost Live at Davos, Kasim Reed, mayor of Atlanta, argued why "cities are where hope meets the street." "People need to put...

Murali Doraiswamy: "Mental Being Should Be The Number One Priority'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Murali Doraiswamy of the Duke University School of Medicine spoke with HuffPost Live about the importance of taking care of your mind. "Our mind is...

Jim Leape: It's 'Just Absurd' For People To Think The Polar Vortex Disproves Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Jim Leape, Director General of the World Wildlife Fund, addressed "the challenge of climate change" during an interview with HuffPost Live at Davos. ...

How Getting Naked Can Help Your Health

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

David Agus, co-founder of Navigenics, encouraged people to take charge of their health during an interview with HuffPost Live at Davos. Agus noted ...

Working for the Few: Inequality and the Threat to Democracy

Winnie Byanyima | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Winnie Byanyima

Emerging from the financial crisis, the global economy is strengthening. Yet around the world most people are still being excluded from opportunities to better themselves and achieve prosperity. Increasingly the biggest benefits of growth are being captured instead by a tiny elite.

Muhammad Yunus On Defining Success With Money: 'That's The Wrong Way'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Muhammad Yunus, the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner and a member of the B-Team, told HuffPost Live at Davos about the idea of "social business." "For...