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2017 Distinguished Leadership Awards – Part 2

On Monday, June 5, 2017 the Atlantic Council held its annual Distinguished Leadership Awards. Each year the Atlantic Council honors several distinguished leaders for their versatile contributions to the strengthening of the transatlantic relationship. The event convenes an elite audience of some eight hundred guests from more than fifty countries, including the highest level of government, business, military, media, and civil society leaders.

The 2017 Distinguished Leadership Awards honored the following individuals:

  • Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein (Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership Award)
  • Admiral Michelle Howard, Commander of NATO’s Allied Joint Force Command Naples and U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa (Distinguished Military Leadership Award)
  • Renée Fleming, Award  Winning American Soprano (Distinguished Artistic Leadership Award)
  • William C. Ford, Jr., Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company (Distinguished Business Leadership Award)
  • His Excellency Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary-General, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Distinguished International Leadership Award)

2017 Distinguished Leadership Awards – Part 1

On Monday, June 5, 2017 the Atlantic Council held its annual Distinguished Leadership Awards. Each year the Atlantic Council honors several distinguished leaders for their versatile contributions to the strengthening of the transatlantic relationship. The event convenes an elite audience of some eight hundred guests from more than fifty countries, including the highest level of government, business, military, media, and civil society leaders.

The 2017 Distinguished Leadership Awards honored the following individuals:

  • Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein (Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership Award)
  • Admiral Michelle Howard, Commander of NATO’s Allied Joint Force Command Naples and U.S. Naval Forces Europe and Africa (Distinguished Military Leadership Award)
  • Renée Fleming, Award  Winning American Soprano (Distinguished Artistic Leadership Award)
  • William C. Ford, Jr., Executive Chairman, Ford Motor Company (Distinguished Business Leadership Award)
  • His Excellency Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary-General, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Distinguished International Leadership Award)

 

Women’s Leadership in Latin America

Latin America, with its history of female heads of state, seems to be a rising global leader in terms of notable women in top-level leadership roles. What is the region’s secret sauce? Does this phenomenon translate to the empowerment of women throughout Latin American societies? And are women rising to the top across sectors?

On May 31, 2017, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center held a discussion on the realities of women in business and politics throughout the region and discussed concrete tools to guide the empowering of female leadership. The event launched our latest report, “Women’s Leadership in Latin America: The key to growth and sustainable development”.